September 12, 2016

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Chicago Sky star Elena Delle Donne will undergo surgery on Tuesday to repair her injured right thumb.

The reigning WNBA MVP was injured last Wednesday during the first half against Washington. The Sky made the announcement Monday. There is no timetable for her return.

Delle Donne, who won the scoring title in 2015, is tied for the scoring lead this season with New York's Tina Charles at 21.5 points per game.

Chicago clinched a playoff spot on Sunday with a 96-86 victory over Connecticut.

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