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:
It's been 5 minutes into her professional WNBA career and Sabrina Ionescu alreday has 4 points and 5 rebounds— Rich Webster (@JustRichWebster) July 25, 2020
There it is, the first basket in the Hall-Of-Fame career of Sabrina Ionescu pic.twitter.com/1FNPk4Ga1G— Tommy Beer (@TommyBeer) July 25, 2020
They are double teaming Sabrina Ionescu already 😭😭— hanas wnba act.🏀 (@WNBAhana) July 25, 2020
Sabrina Ionescu bout to drop 400 points— Glenny Balls (@Glenny_balls) July 25, 2020
Sabrina Ionescu getting first WNBA buckets in 8 minutes #goducks 👀👀— Walk The Line Commenter 🐺 (@Trysta_Krick) July 25, 2020
If there’s a Sabrina Ionescu sequence, that was it— Alexis Mansanarez (@almansanarez) July 25, 2020
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