Sky's Elena Delle Donne named Rookie of the Month

Sky's Elena Delle Donne named Rookie of the Month
September 3, 2013, 3:45 pm
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By Evan Moore

The WNBA announced this week that Chicago Sky guard/forward Elena Delle Donne was named Rookie of the Month for August. This is Delle Donne's third Rookie of the Month Award this season.

During the month of August, Delle Donne led the league in three-point percentage, shooting 59 percent, and led all rookies in scoring (18.4) and rebounding (5.8).

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The former first-round pick scored 15 points, seven rebounds and two blocked shots in Saturday's win against the Atlanta Dream. The win gave the Sky the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. The team is heading to the playoffs for the first time in franchise history.

The Sky will face the Indiana Fever on Friday, Sept. 6.