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Angel Reese makes WNBA history as first rookie with seven consecutive double doubles

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As the Sky snap four-game losing skid, Reese finished with 16 points, 18 rebounds — 10 on the defensive glass — three assists and two steals against the Wings on Thursday afternoon.
Questions about Angel Reese’s game ran rampant ahead of the 2024 WNBA Draft.
“Will her game translate?”
“Can she improve her efficiency?”
“Is she pro-ready?”
These are just a few examples of what the pundits, and even some of the league’s general managers, speculated about. The Sky, however, saw something from the start: intangibles that general manager Jeff Pagliocca was certain would contribute to a successful professional career. It’s one of the reasons the Sky traded up one spot, making sure they could get Reese.
On Thursday, as the Sky (5-9) snapped their four-game losing streak with an 83-72 victory over the Wings, Reese made history with her seventh consecutive double-double. It’s the longest double-double streak by a rookie in WNBA history and the third-longest streak by any player.
With it comes a message: Not only is Reese’s game translating just fine, but she’s proving to be the biggest steal of the draft, with a very strong case for Rookie of the Year developing.

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