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.
— Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) July 21, 2022
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.
— Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) July 31, 2022
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.
— Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) August 19, 2022
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.
— Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) August 7, 2022
During the season EDD appeared on the cover of SLAM Magazine.
Went through the storm but weather's all clear. Elena Delle Donne covers SLAM 238. @de11edonne
— WSLAM (@wslam) May 12, 2022
On May 24, Elena hit a Mystics Milestone and become the second fastest player to reach career 4,000 points.
— Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) May 25, 2022
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.
— Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) June 4, 2022