Mystics Season Rewind: Elena Delle Donne

This week we close out the Mystics Season Rewind by exploring our leading scorer and leader on the floor – Elena Delle Donne

Elena’s 2022 Season Recap

Elena returned to form this season and made an impact for the team every night she was on the floor. The two-time league MVP had 10 games this season with 20 points or more!

She recorded her first of four double-doubles of the season on June 25th against Las Vegas. Elena finished the regular season 9th in the league in points per game.

Over the regular season, Elena averaged 17.2 points, 2.3 assists, and 6.3 rebounds per game and finished the season with a 48% field goal percentage, which continues her streak of 48% or better from the field to six consecutive seasons.

During our first playoff game in Seattle she scored 26 points (for the second time this season) and dished out 5 assists. Elena averaged 19 points, 5 assists, and 51.6% field goal, per game in the playoffs.

EDD led the Mystics in scoring yet again and notched her 4000th point this season, making her the second-fastest player in WNBA history to do so, behind Diana Taurasi.

This season, Elena was one of only four players in the league to average at least 15 points and 5 rebounds while shooting 45% or better from the field.

Best Moments From The Season

First game of the season Elena scored 21 points going 8-16 from the field. She also collected 9 rebounds and 3 assists.

During the season EDD appeared on the cover of SLAM Magazine.

On May 24, Elena hit a Mystics Milestone and become the second fastest player to reach career 4,000 points.


Elena went 8-14 from the field and 3-6 from three scoring 25 points and added 3 assists in a win against the New York Liberty.