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Sabrina Ionescu of the New York Liberty is already making WNBA historical past in her third recreation of the brand new season. On Could 18 in a recreation towards the Minnesota Lynx, Ionescu had her first triple-double with 26 factors, 10 rebounds, and 12 assists. At simply 23 years outdated, she made historical past because the youngest WNBA participant to make this feat. Though this document is spectacular, triple-doubles are nothing new for the professional baller: in faculty whereas taking part in for the Oregon Geese, she had 26 triple-doubles, which is an NCAA document.
“Clearly getting a triple-double in a win is important,” she mentioned after Tuesday’s recreation. “Tremendous happy with my teammates, my teaching workers for serving to me get that. . . I am tremendous grateful. It is undoubtedly fairly cool.” We could not agree extra!