Number one in the WNBA draft, Sabrina Ionescu, left the court with an ankle injury on Friday 12 minutes into the game between his team, the Liberty of New York, against him Atlanta Dream who could leave the player of Romanian descent, marked to become the great star of this competition, for several games.
The basis of Liberty He sprained his ankle in a fortuitous move, and his team reportedly suffered a sprain in his third game of the WNBA shortened season, which takes place without an audience in the Bradenton, Florida ‘bubble’ amid the coronavirus outbreak.
“Oh!! @ Sabrinai20, get healthy ASAP! Health is wealth ”, tweeted the three-time NBA champion Lebron James in response to injury Ionescu, who had scored 10 points and caught a rebound in the 12 minutes he had played.
In his debut with the Liberty before the Seattle Storm
Ionescu He had scored 12 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists, but had recovered in his second game with 33 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists against the Dallas Wings of the Spanish Astou Ndour. The three games, however, ended with the defeat of the New York Liberty.
Sabrina Ionescu had as a mentor the legend of Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant at her academy in her college days and was the only Division I player to record 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds and 1,000 assists to enter the WNBA with high expectations.
In the other two games of the day, Dallas Wings surpassed Indiana Fever by 76-73 and Phoenix Mercury to Las Vegas Aces, with whom the escort did not play Lindsay Allen after an inconclusive positive test by Covid19, by 102-95. Washington mystics they are the only team to have won all three of their matches.