Oregon Ducks

Oregon Ducks

Oregon Duck fans and the college basketball world is used to seeing Sabrina Ionescu score.

It has been 476 days since Ionescu wrote a letter in The Players Tribune that ended with a promise that she would see the WNBA soon, just had to take care of some unfinished business and stayed one more year at Oregon.

Today, that promise has been fulfilled.

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The No. 1 overall pick made her professional debut on Thursday with the New York Liberty to tip-off the 2020 WNBA season against Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm. 

It took just over five minutes for the G.O.A.T. to get her first professional bucket: a dribble-drive to the hoop, offensive rebound put-back. Absolutely fitting.

Here’s how social media reacted to the first of many points for Ionescu:

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