July 13, 2024

WHAT A SIGNING: A’ja Wilson, has finally won the race by signing 2 years contract with Georgia Lady Basketball worth $155M AFTER FACING…

The first round of WNBA All-Star game fan votes are in, and they are led by Las Vegas Aces star A’ja Wilson and Indiana Fever rookie sensation Caitlin Clark. Wilson holds 217,773 votes to Clark’s 216,427. Rounding out the top five is Fever second-year forward Aaliyah Boston (171,864), New York Liberty forward Breanna Stewart (151,984) and Dallas Wings guard Arike Ogunbowale (130,838).

Wilson currently leads the WNBA in scoring with 27.9 points per game on 52.3% shooting from the field, 43.8% from three and 84.6% from the free-throw line. Clark has put up 16.3 points, 5.5 rebounds and 6.2 assists on .390/.328/.912 splits.

Chicago Sky star rookie Angel Reese is seventh in the first wave of All-Star voting returns with 118,490 votes — a mere 449 away from sixth place. She recently set a WNBA rookie record with her seventh consecutive double-double in the Sky’s 83-72 win over Dallas.

The top-ten list also features five members of the Team USA roster bound for the 2024 Paris Olympics — Wilson, Stewart, Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu, Aces guard Kelsey Plum, and Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier. The Women’s National Team will also participate in All-Star weekend, facing Team WNBA in a star-studded matchup on July 20. The selection process for that game is a unique one. The top-ten vote getters will automatically qualify for the All-Star Game, and any top-ten members who are not part of Team USA will be assigned to Team WNBA. The rest of Team WNBA’s roster will be selected by coaches, who will pick from a pool of the next 36 highest-voted players.

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