Elena Delle Donne is an American professional basketball player for the Washington Mystics of the Women's National Basketball Association. Delle Donne played a successful college basketball career for the Delaware Blue Hens from 2009 to 2013. She was drafted by the Chicago Sky with the 2nd overall pick of the 2013 WNBA Draft, and led the Sky to the 2014 WNBA Finals, where they would be defeated by the eventual champions, the Phoenix Mercury. She would later be traded to the Washington Mystics and lead them to their first WNBA Championship in franchise history in 2019. Delle Donne has won two WNBA Most Valuable Player Awards, been selected to six all-star teams and became the first WNBA player to join the 50-40-90 club.
|Born:||September 5, 1989, Wilmington, Delaware|
|Listed height:||6 ft 5 in|
|Listed weight:||188 lb|
|NBA draft:||2013 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2, Chicago Sky|
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About Elena Delle Donne
WNBA guard who was drafted 2nd overall by the Chicago Sky in 2013 after a standout career at the University of Delaware.
She was the #1 ranked player and a McDonald's All-American at Ursuline Academy.
She was named the CAA Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year during her first season at the University of Delaware.
She was raised with two older siblings, a brother named Gene and a sister named Elizabeth. She got engaged to girlfriend Amanda Clifton in 2016. They were selected as The Knot's 2017 Dream Wedding couple and got married in November of that year.
She became teammates with Sylvia Fowles on the Chicago Sky in 2013.
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