Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the fourth time this season. Delle Donne led the Mystics to a 3-0 record in games played the week of August 6 against the Phoenix Mercury, Seattle Storm, and Dallas Wings. This is the 16th Player of the Week recognition of her career.
In helping keep the Mystics 3-0 for the week, Delle Donne averaged 27.7 ppg, 5.7 rpg, and 2.3 apg. She led the Mystics to their second 100+ point game of the season in a 103-98 win against Phoenix where she scored 30 points and was a perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line. She followed that performance with another 30-point outing in Washington’s convincing 100-77 victory against the Storm. The Mystics closed out the week by defeating the Wings 93-80 with Delle Donne leading all players with 23 points. For the week, she shot 63% from the field, 57.1% from the 3-point line and 85% from the free throw line.
Washington will travel to Indiana to face the Fever on Wednesday, August 15 at 7:00 pm.