Elena Delle Donne

Elena Delle Donne shines in return to Chicago

The Washington Mystics traveled to Chicago for a matinee game on Wednesday. Delle Donne, who demanded a trade from Chicago in the offseason, was shipped to Washington so she could fulfill her dream of playing professionally while still being close to home. Today marked her first trip back to her old stomping grounds with the

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Elena Delle Donne, Washington Mystics

WNBA Landscape is Changing with Elena Delle Donne Trade

Imagine for a second, back to the most recent off-season in the NBA, but this time Kevin Durant doesn’t leave Oklahoma City through free agency. Instead, he’s shipped out through a sign-and-trade deal to a team you never imagined was in the conversation. This is how I felt when the news hit about Elena Delle

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Elena Delle Donne, Diana Taurasi

Diana Taurasi scoffs at the lower rim proposal

Just a couple weeks ago, Elena Delle Donne was proposing that the women of the WNBA play with lowered rims so that the league could gain some more viewership and exposure. Geno Auriemma, coach of the UConn women’s team, made the same kind of proposal before. Both were met with mixed reviews, but some were

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Elena Delle Donne

Elena Delle Donne proposes lower rims for women’s basketball

Elena Delle Donne, the reigning WNBA MVP, has been very vocal in defense of her sport and in support of her gender. She, like many other women, are fighting to be looked at as equal to the men and their version of the game. Recently, she told USA Today that she is in favor of lowering the

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Elena Delle Donne Wins WNBA MVP

Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky has officially been named the WNBA MVP for the 2015 season. Congrats to @De11eDonne!!! #MVPStatus #StriveForGreatness — LeBron James (@KingJames) September 16, 2015 Coming from the small state of Delaware, Delle Donne carved her own path to the number two pick in the 2013 draft. She turned down playing

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