Elena Delle Donne promised the District a Mystics title. In Game 5, she delivered.

Washington PostElena Delle Donne had no time to pay much attention to her ailing back in Thursday night's decisive Game 5 of the WNBA Finals. She was too busy sinking one clutch basket after another, three herniated disks be damned, stuffing the stat sheet with a virtuoso ...

October 11th 2019


Elena Delle Donne powered through a broken nose and 3 herniated discs to bring the Washington Mystics their first ...

Business InsiderThe Mystics were led by league MVP Elena Delle Donne, who played through several injuries to help her team take the championship. After the game, one of Delle Donne's teammates revealed that her injuries were even worse than people knew.

October 11th 2019


WNBA Finals roundup: Elena Delle Donne's back injury worse than announced; Aerial Powers rips Wings GM who ...

CBSSports.comElena Delle Donne, who won her second WNBA MVP Award this season, captured her first championship as well, but had to battle through some serious pain to get there due to a back injury. Mystics head coach Mike Thibault, the winningest coach in WNBA ...

October 11th 2019


Elena Delle Donne wins her first championship despite three herniated discs in her back

NBCSports.comWASHINGTON -- In the midst of celebrating the first championship in Washington Mystics history, Natasha Cloud revealed how severe Elena Delle Donne's back injury was. It was announced that Delle Donne suffered a “small herniated disc” in her back that ...

October 11th 2019


Elena Delle Donne leads Mystics to first WNBA title

Chicago Sun-TimesWASHINGTON — The Washington Mystics won their first WNBA title, getting 22 points from Emma Meesseman and 21 from hobbled MVP Elena Delle Donne to beat the Connecticut Sun 89-78 in Game 5 of the Finals on Thursday night. It was a fitting ...

October 11th 2019