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Elena Delle Donne named WNBA's top rookie

Elena Delle Donne, Brittney Griner named to WNBA's All-Rookie Team.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com   |   Sept. 21, 2013 at 4:11 PM   |   Comments

Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Elena Delle Donne, a forward for the WNBA's Chicago Sky, was named the league's Rookie of the Year.

Delle Donne led all first-year players in scoring average, 18.1 ppg, free-throw percentage, .929, 3-point field-goal percentage, .438, and minutes played at 31.4 mpg, the Sports Network reported.

The No. 2 overall pick out of Delaware was also second in rebounds, 5.6 ppg, and blocks, 1.8 bpg.

Delle Donne joined Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury, Alex Bentley of the Atlanta Dream, Kelsey Bone from the New York Liberty and Skylar Diggins of the Tulsa Shock on the WNBA's All-Rookie Team.

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