Since coming to the WNBA, sabrina ionescu He has been in charge of breaking and setting records. Now after the victory of the New York Liberty (17-5) over the Seattle Storm (4-19) by score of 86-82is close to becoming the player with the most triple doubles in league history.
Ionescu was hugely important for the Liberty to recover from the 18-point deficit they suffered midway through the third quarter and finished the game with the fourth triple-double of his career by recording 12 points, 12 assists and 12 rebounds.
The WNBA triple-double record belongs to Alyssa Thomas with five games with that many stats, and for now Ionescu is tied for second with Candace Parker.
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Sabrina Ionescu’s triple-doubles in the WNBA
The first triple-double in Ionescu’s career was recorded on May 18, 2021 when New York faced Minnesota. The escort of Romanian descent guided the Liberty to victory with 26 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds against the Lynx.
The second came in 2022 after a loss against the Chicago Sky. The Oregon graduate added 27 points, 13 boards and assisted 12 baskets, but a triple on the buzzer by Courtney Vandersloot led to the New York defeat. The most surprising thing about this game is that recorded the triple-double in less than three quarters.
The third came on July 6, 2022 against the Aces. Ionescu had 31 points, 13 boards and 10 assists in Las Vegas. The one with the Liberty was right seven of the eight triples he attempted on the court of the Michelob Ultra Arena.