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Elena Delle Donne leads All-Star voting


Just two months into her WNBA career, The Chicago Sky star player Elena Delle Donne became the first rookie to lead the league's All-Star voting when the starters were announced Thursday night.

Delle Donne received 35,646 votes, nearly 2,000 more than Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker.

Reacting to the news, Delle Donne said:

"It's really awesome. I can't thank the fans enough for voting for me and I'll do my best to make them proud."

She said the credits goes to her coaches and teammates as helping her make such a seamless transition into the league, along with the intense training and practice.