Dream’s McDonald named to WNBA All-Rookie Team

Aari McDonald of the Atlanta Dream handles the ball during the game against the Connecticut Sun on September 19, 2021 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
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Aari McDonald of the Atlanta Dream handles the ball during the game against the Connecticut Sun on September 19, 2021 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Credit: Photo courtesy of the Atlanta Dream

Atlanta Dream guard Aari McDonald was named to the WNBA All-Rookie Team, the league announced on Tuesday.

In her first season in the WNBA, McDonald averaged 6.3 points, 1.6 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 0.8 steals per game. McDonald’s 59 assists and 25 steals led all first-year players in the league, and her 189 total points, 32 made 3-point field goals and 104 3-pointers attempted all ranked second.

McDonald is joined on the All-Rookie Team by New York’s Michaela Onyenwere, the Rookie of the Year, Dallas’ Charli Collier, New York’s Didi Richards and Chicago’s Dana Evans.

McDonald is currently playing for UNI Gyor in the Hungary A Division.

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