Nope, you're not reading last months blog and don't rub your eyes in disbelief because it's true! The Chicago Sky's rookie sensation has done it again. Elena Delle Donne has been named August's Rookie of the Month by the WNBA. If you were keeping count - that makes the third consecutive Rookie of the Month honor for the Sky rookie! - Yep - Three in a row for the stand up player who hits the floor as a guard / forward!
Delle Donne, a Delaware native, has helped the Sky to a 21-8 record to date and the team has clinched the best record in
the East. In addition this is the franchises first playoff appearance. The Sky finished the month of August with a 6-2 record and has won six games straight.
Numbers in August Say it All!
For the month of August the numbers were pretty amazing as Delle Donne led all rookies in scoring with an average of 18.4 points per game. Her rebounding number was 5.8 rebounds per game and she had a three-point field goal percentage .593 which equals 16-for-27.
- Free-throw percentage (.916, 131-for-143)
- Fourth in scoring
- Fifth in blocks (1.3 bpg).
- Has scored in double digits in all but two games.
Congrats to a great WNBA player and the Chicago Sky!