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In any professional sport, records are made to be broken. The thrill of the game is not just in the final score, but in the individual performances that push the boundaries of what’s possible on the court. Sabrina Ionescu of the New York Liberty is emerging as a record-breaking athlete. She is a 25-YO rising star in the WNBA. Just a few weeks ago, she shattered Steph Curry’s record for most three-pointers in a single round. 

Continuing to break another record, Sabrina Ionescu secured her fourth career triple-double. She did it in a thrilling match against the Seattle Storm. This remarkable feat showcases her versatility on the court. As she celebrated her achievement, Ionescu shared a heartfelt moment with the 26-YO NBA star. It created a unique connection between two talented athletes from different leagues. 

A Triple-Double diet impacting the game beyond scoring

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Despite struggling with her shooting throughout the game, Sabrina Ionescu found alternative ways to make a significant impact on the floor. With an impressive stat line of 12 points, 12 rebounds, and 12 assists, she achieved a “triple-double diet”. With this record, she demonstrated that basketball is about more than just scoring.

She was asked how she managed to have such a profound game despite her shots not falling consistently. In response, Ionescu emphasized the importance of finding open teammates and contributing in other areas. 

She described how she continued to find her teammates and contribute to the game in different ways. She also praised her teammate Jonquel Jones, who had an impressive stat line of 13 points and 17 rebounds. Ionescu’s performance was a key factor in the New York Liberty’s victory, which saw seven players scoring in double digits.

She acknowledged that while scoring is crucial, there are numerous ways to influence the outcome of a game. 

An Unexpected Supporter and what’s ahead of Sabrina

While celebrating her accomplishment with a post-game interview, an interaction occurred between Sabrina Ionescu and Mikal Bridges of the Brooklyn Nets.

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As ESPN’s Meghan Triplett engaged in conversation with Ionescu, both athletes shared a warm embrace. The wonderful moment beautifully showcased their mutual respect for each other’s talent. They shared a dap, a moment that was captured and widely shared among basketball fans.

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Sabrina Ionescu’s fourth career triple-double marks her second big feat to showcase an unforgettable display of strong skill. On another occasion, she outshined when she broke Curry‘s previous record of 31 points in a single round. With an unprecedented display of accuracy and precision from beyond the arc, she scored an amazing 33 points.

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