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Elena Delle Donne was named a WNBA all-star and will captain one of the teams

Elena Delle Donne was named a WNBA all-star and will captain one of the teams

It was her ninth career game with at least 30 points and first since June 11, 2017, against Dallas. "I'm glad that Maya turned down her role so that I can have the first pick", Delle Donne said with a laugh in a phone interview with the AP.

The WNBA All-Star Game is in Minneapolis on July 28. The 2015 league MVP will play in her fifth All-Star Game.

Borrowing a format used earlier this year by the National Basketball Association, teams will be named for captains rather than conferences with the inaugural matchup using this method being between Team Delle Donne, for Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne, and Team Parker for Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks.

One likely candidate for starting guard is Toliver, who joins Delle Donne in the second all-star selection of her career.

- Three members of the Minnesota Lynx are headed to the WNBA All-Star Game.

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It's the sixth time in franchise history for the Lynx to have three or more players participating in the game. The former Maryland Terrapin is averaging 14 points and 4.2 assists.

With Moore passing on the opportunity to be captain, that gave Parker the nod as she finished third in the voting by fans, players, coaches and the media.

The captains will draft their teams on Wednesday.

Delle Donne's team will be led by Seattle coach Dan Hughes, who has guided the Storm to the league's best record. Last-place IN is the only team without an All-Star Game representative. The All-Star Game starters will be decided by the captains and coaches and announced at 7 p.m. ET July 27 on ESPN2 during a live telecast of the WNBA All-Star Welcome Reception. Coaches could not vote for players on their own team.

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