Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne was recognized as the Eastern Conference Player of the Month and for the second consecutive week, she was named Player of the Week.
Delle Donne kept the Mystics winning streak to five when Washington defeated the Connecticut Sun 102-59. The 43-win margin is the largest in franchise history and fourth in WNBA history. By defeating the Sun, Washington is now the top team in the WNBA with a 9-3 record. In that contest, Delle Donne recorded her third double-double of the season after shooting 50% from the field for 19 and grabbing 10 rebounds.
During the month of June, Delle Donne has averaged 17.2 ppg, 8.9 rpg while shooting 46% from the field and 96% from the free throw line. Key games included a double-double outing of 29 points and 11 rebounds against the top defensive team, the Las Vegas Aces, followed by 21 points and 10 rebounds performance against the Atlanta Dream.
Washington (9-3) will return to the West Coast for matchups against the Las Vegas Aces (July 5) and Los Angeles Sparks (July 7) before returning home to face the Phoenix Mercury at Capital One Arena on July 10 for an 11:30 a.m. matinee.