Angel Reese Makes WNBA History In Win Over Rival Caitlin Clark And The Indiana Fever

by Gee NY
Angel Reese || Image credit: @angelreese

Angel Reese delivered a standout performance on Sunday afternoon, June 23, 2024, solidifying her place in WNBA history with a career-high 25 points and 16 rebounds in a win against Caitlin Clark and the Indiana Fever.

Reese’s stunning display made her the first WNBA rookie to score at least 25 points and secure at least 15 rebounds in a single game since A’ja Wilson, the 2018 Rookie of the Year. This achievement marks a significant milestone in Reese’s burgeoning career.

Consistent Dominance

This game also marked Reese’s second consecutive outing with over 15 points and 15 rebounds. In her previous game on Thursday against the Dallas Wings, she recorded 16 points and 18 rebounds.

Alongside Wilson, Reese is one of only two players to have multiple games this season with such impressive stats.

The win over the Fever not only showcased Reese’s individual talent but also secured the Chicago Sky’s first victory in the regular-season series against Clark and the Fever.

Reese’s performance was pivotal in the Sky’s triumph, underscoring her critical role on the team.

Rising Star

Reese, a former LSU superstar, continues to build on her college success, proving herself as a formidable force in the WNBA.

Her back-to-back dominant performances highlight her potential and promise an exciting future for both Reese and the Sky.

As Reese continues to make waves in her rookie season, fans and analysts alike will be watching closely to see how she further shapes the league and contributes to her team’s success.

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