In a win over Chicago on Sunday night, Elena Delle Donne scored 25 points to cap off her record-breaking regular season. She became the first player in WNBA history to shoot over 50% from the field (220 of 427), 40% from 3-point range (52 of 121) and 90% from the foul line (114 of 117). Her free throw percent of 97.4 is a record for a player with at least 100 attempts.
THE FIRST WNBA PLAYER TO JOIN THE 50/40/90 CLUB 🐐🔥 pic.twitter.com/FcjKDqp1qA
— Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) September 9, 2019
Members of the exclusive 50/40/90 club congratulated Delle Donne on Twitter.
— Steve Nash (@SteveNash) September 9, 2019
— Reggie Miller (@ReggieMillerTNT) September 9, 2019
Insane numbers. Welcome to the club big dog https://t.co/ifYlzhJkTy
— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) September 9, 2019
— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) September 9, 2019
— Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) September 9, 2019
Fans also congratulated Delle Donne.
— SheIS (@TeamSheIS) September 9, 2019
Delle Donne responded on Twitter, thanking her teammates and Mystics family.
Who made this video?! This is awesome. Totally humbled by this. I’m so grateful to my teammates for being the best, and my Mystics family for all their support. It’s been a great season so far, but it’s not over yet! We’ve got work to do #SticsSZN https://t.co/kHWWWOnMxh
— Elena Delle Donne (@De11eDonne) September 9, 2019
Delle Donne and the No. 1 seeded Mystics received a double-bye into the semifinals and will begin action on September 17 at 8:30 PM/ET on ESPN2.