Chicago Sky star and Olympian Elena Delle Donne has come out publicly.
Chicago Sky star and Olympian Elena Delle Donne has come out publicly, reports Outsports.
Delle Donne confirmed she was gay in a profile in Vogue, according to the report. The story identifies Delle Donne’s fiancee, Amanda Clifton.
Delle Donne is arguably the biggest star in the WNBA, having won the league’s MVP award last season. Delle Donne, who starred in college at Delaware, was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2013 draft.
Delle Donne will represent the USA in basketball this month at the Rio Olympics. In her WNBA career, she has averaged 20.4 points per game in four seasons.
The No. 1 pick in the 2013 draft, Brittney Griner, has also identified as lesbian.