Sabrina Ionescu's day started with speaking at her friend's memorial service.
She gave a touching speech at Staples Center in front of thousands and shared the wonderful memories she had with Kobe and Gigi Bryant.
She then hopped on a short flight north where the No. 3 Oregon Ducks were waiting for her. So was No. 4 Stanford. It was a top-5 showdown on a Monday night in Palo Alto with the Ducks looking to clinch a share of the Pac-12 title, while Stanford was looking for revenge.
Ionescu didn't just record her 26th career triple double, but she also made history becoming the first NCAA player to reach 2,000 points, 1,000 assists and 1,000 rebounds. She needed nine rebounds coming into the game to complete the triple threat. She did and it is awesome.
HISTORY MADE.— NBC Sports Northwest (@NBCSNorthwest) February 25, 2020
Sabrina Ionescu becomes the first player in NCAA history to reach 2,000 points, 1,000 assists and 1,000 rebounds #GoDucks @sabrina_i20
READ: https://t.co/GAj0vplTad pic.twitter.com/rjjuCtMDKN
2.24.20= 2k 1k 1k— Sabrina Ionescu (@sabrina_i20) February 25, 2020
2+24=26 total triple doubles
8=total triple doubles this season so far
Your presence is felt. Just like we talked about... I HEAR YOU🐍🙏🏼
Thank you KB. pic.twitter.com/T7IRdXsRSa
On 2-24-20, the combined numbers of Gigi (2), Kobe (24), and Sabrina (20), Ionescu made history!
It is perfectly poetic.
Here is how social media reacted to this unbelieveable milestone:
Can’t write this any better 🙏🏽 https://t.co/xnqocU3dvR— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) February 25, 2020
10:15 she spoke at Kobe’s memorial. 6pm she played Stanford and became the first D1 men’s or women’s basketball player to have 2k points/1k rebounds/1k assists #Salute @sabrina_i20 keep doing it for him #MambaForever pic.twitter.com/AeyrIEm7Cm— Maria Taylor (@MariaTaylor) February 25, 2020
.@sabrina_i20 🐐— The Duck (@TheOregonDuck) February 25, 2020
Sabrina stands alone! @OregonWBB— Holly Rowe (@sportsiren) February 25, 2020
It’s only fitting that Sabrina made history on 2.24.20 💜💛— Haley Cruse (@haley_crusee) February 25, 2020
Steph Curry starts laughing as he’s literally talking about Sabrina‘s greatness and then finds out she just got her 26th triple double...she makes it look too easy— el oh el (@ronikastonee) February 25, 2020