The WNBA grabbed plenty of headlines this offseason. But aside from ownership changes and overseas player updates, there has been some big news regarding community outreach with some of the players.

Earlier this month Elena Delle Donne, the WNBA Rookie of the Year, was named a global Special Olympics ambassador. The organization has long been a passion for Delle Donne. Her older sister Lizzie is autistic and has cerebral palsy, unable to see or hear.

“I’ve always loved working with Special Olympics and being able to get on the court and see young people with and without intellectual disabilities passing the ball and playing together,” Delle Donne said in a news release.

 

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