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Atlanta Dream’s Brittney Sykes leads WNBA all-rookie team

September 26, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Brittney Sykes of the Atlanta Dream leads the WNBA all-rookie team as one of three unanimous selections.

The league announced Tuesday that Sykes joined Allisha Gray of the Dallas Wings and Kelsey Plum of the San Antonio Stars in receiving the most votes from WNBA coaches.

Washington Mystics’ Shatori Walker-Kimbrough and Dallas’ Kaela Davis round out the team.

Sykes was the No. 7 pick in the draft. She was the rookie leader in scoring (13.9), rebounding (4.1) and 3-pointers made (37).

Gray was the No. 4 selection and was second among rookies in scoring (13.0) and rebounding (3.9). Plum, the top pick, was injured early in the season, was the rookie assist leader, with a 3.4 average.

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