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Is Caitlin Clark's secrecy a strategic move or just fun banter with Aaliyah Boston?

Coming off a recent triple-double triumph, Caitlin Clark will soon lock horns with the Washington Mystics in a home game. Following the traditional approach, the Fever hit the weight room for practice ahead of the matchup. But soon, it turned out to be a hilarious gym session. The Fever guard, alongside Aliyah Boston, alternatively recorded each other working out. Katie Lou Samuelson, who came across the video posted by Boston on TikTok, asked, “I see you recently did a TikTok with Aliyah Boston. Can we expect more?”

To which Caitlin Clark replied, “Remains to be seen. Can’t give away all my secrets.” Might we expect something brewing in her mind? Maybe. For, the rookie seems to be getting quite comfortable with her teammates , especially Boston, against the harsh transition phase.

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Since her arrival on the Indiana Fever as the WNBA No. 1 draft pick, Clark has naturally faced a few obstructions. She has been made aware of the physicality of the game by the many fouls. But the rookie knows her game and accepts it often gets competitive. “People are competitive. It is what it is,” she said via USA Today. Now as she learns to manage the expectations and navigate the tradition, Clark reveals, she, alongside her teammates have found a relying force in Aliyah Boston.

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“She’s such a positive light in our locker room… She’s been someone who’s been really helpful throughout my rookie year, having gone through it just a year ago,” she said in a video posted by Matthew Byrne of Clutch Points. Further talking about their chemistry developing by each game, Clark concluded saying, “I am really thankful for her.” 

Now two months in her first season, challenges continue to be inevitable, but alongside a few fruits.

Clark’s rise and upcoming challenges

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Recently, her collaboration with Wilson on a new line of basketballs sold out within 11 hours of posting. Notably, Clark inked a deal with the sporting partner Wilson roughly a month after her arrival on the Indiana Fever. For Clark, it was a way to give back since Wilson basketballs were part of vital moments in her basketball career.

Since the collaboration with Wilson, Clark’s fans had been eagerly waiting for the reveal of the basketballs, leading to a sellout within 11 hours. But there’s something else Clark’s fans are anticipating. A couple of days ago, Clark was voted into the 1st position on the All-Star list. But with this achievement comes a responsibility.

Clark will now be leading the WNBA All-Star team with her arch-rival Angel Reese to face off against the current USA roster. Notably, Clark was snubbed from the Olympics roster this season. But now she has a chance at redemption by defeating the team at the Footprint Center on July 20th. The question is: Will she be able to overcome tough competition from A’ja Wilson and Breanna Stewart in the All-Star versus USA game? Stay tuned to find out!

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