Elena Delle Donne

Elle Delle Donne is an American professional basketball player who had won a gold medal during 2011 World University Games held in Shenzhen, China through the team competition. She is currently playing in the Chicago Sky in Women’s National Basketball Association. She is one of the rising names in the American Women’s Basketball.  She started her professional career in 2013 and has been contributing in glorifying the American Women’s Basketball. She holds the capability to stand out best in the game.

Elena Delle was born on 5 September 1989 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States to a real estate developer father, Ernie and mother, Joanie. She has two older siblings; an older sister Lizzy, who is deaf and blind and has autism and an older brother, named Gene. She was raised in Delaware and has completed her studies there. While attending her high school education at Ursuline Academy, she gained the national recognition as a high school basketball star. During that time, she stood the first and only student at Ursuline to score more than 2000 points in her high school career and set the record for girl’s high school national record for consecutive free throws making score of 80 in 2005-2006 season. She was also named as a WBCA All-American and had participated in 2007 WBCA High School All-America Game. Besides, she also was involved in volleyball during her high school winning the volleyball DIAA state championship.

Being an avid lover of basketball since her childhood, she started playing it since the early age at her home and with friends. Gradually, it became her passion. She developed her skills and through training, she even polished them, putting her best in every of her game and establishing her. Elena already started her legacy in Basketball from her high school being the most highly touted women’s basketball recruit. Following her outstanding records, she received a basketball scholarship from the University of Connecticut and began to play from the University’s team. She established herself as one of the very skilled players in the team making impressive records under her name. She was also voted as CAA’s Player of the year and Rookie of the Year in the women’s basketball.  With the increasing experience and skills, she impressed a lot of her fans and came along their expectations. She has won several of the awards and recognitions in the time within her collegiate career.

It was in 2013 WNBA draft, she was selected as the second overall pick by the Chicago Sky that made her a professional basketball player playing in the league. She was then voted as 2013 WNBA All-Star Game for her performance in her debut match. Elena is regarded as one of the gems in the women’s Basketball arena. She is a promising athlete holding a very successful and bright future. Within the short time of her professional career, she has won WNBA Rookie of the year Award and WNBA Award for two times in a row.

Twenty five year old Elena Delle stands the height to 6 feet and five inches. She has the body weight of 77 kg. She takes a great advantage of her height and weight in the game. She has a high net worth and a base salary of $48,770. She was named Global Ambassador to Special Olympics. Elena has a long career journey adding up more on her legacy. She has a growing fan base and can be followed on Twitter. There is no any record of her past and present affairs. She is not dating anyone. She is single and has no boyfriend as suggested by her biography and other information found in different internet sites including Wikipedia.

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