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Beal, Wall, Nash and more congratulate Elena Delle Donne on becoming first WNBA player to record 50/40/90 season

Beal, Wall, Nash and more congratulate Elena Delle Donne on becoming first WNBA player to record 50/40/90 season

Elena Delle Donne helped the Mystics to the No. 1 playoff seed and home-court advantage throughout with a 100-86 win over the Chicago Sky Sunday.

But in the process, EDD cemented her already MVP-worthy resume this season by becoming the only player in WNBA history to record a 50/40/90 season.

During the course of the season, she hit 50 percent plus from the field (220-of-427), 40 percent plus from beyond the arc (52-of-121) and hit over 90 percent of her free throws (114-of -117).

Wizards stars John Wall and Bradley Beal tweeted their congratulations of the accomplishment to start a wave of recognition from other athletes.

That recognition was followed by one of a few members of the NBA's 50/40/90 club, Steve Nash. The others include Larry Bird, Mark Price, Reggie Miller, Dirk Nowitzki, Malcom Brogdon, Steph Curry and Kevin Durant.

Three-point sharpshooter Steph Curry added to the cacophony of congratulations, as Delle Donne's three-point percentage to complete the stat relied on the final game.

This adds to a long list of accomplishments for Delle Donne this season, as she's been the W's most valuable player for three consecutive the months.

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Wizards release united statement in response to the death of George Floyd

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Wizards release united statement in response to the death of George Floyd

While protests continue across the country following the death of George Floyd, the world's biggest sports figures, including Michael Jordan and LeBron James, have used their platforms to make it clear where they stand on the numerous social issues fueling the protests.

You can now add the Washington Wizards to that group. Early Monday morning, the Wizards posted a "united statement" on social media in response to Floyd's death and the protests that have followed.

Included in the post are four separate statements.

"We will no longer tolerate the assassination of people of color in this country."

"We will no longer accept the abuse of power from law enforcement."

"We will no longer accept ineffective government leaders who are tone-deaf, lack compassion or respect for communities of color."

"We will no longer shut up and dribble."

John Wall, Bradley Beal, Davis Bertans and Rui Hachimura were among players to share the same statements on Instagram.

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Athletes react to death of George Floyd, ongoing civil unrest in Minneapolis, other cities

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Athletes react to death of George Floyd, ongoing civil unrest in Minneapolis, other cities

The death of George Floyd has caused outrage across the country, with thousands protesting in several American cities demanding justice.

Several prominent athletes, including former NBA legend Michael Jordan, Lakers forward LeBron James, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and many others, have taken to social media to share their thoughts on the ongoing protests and civil unrest.

Jordan released a statement on Sunday sharing his thoughts on the situation. 

James sent out this tweet early Sunday morning asking "Why does America not love us?"

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence sent out a pair of tweets on Friday, stating that "love must outweigh hate."

United States national team midfielder Weston McKennie, who plays in the German Bundesliga for Schalke 04, sported an armband during his club's match this weekend that read "Justice for George Floyd."

After scoring a goal during Borussia Dortmund's Bundesliga match on Sunday, English winger Jadon Sancho took off his jersey and revealed his undershirt, which read "Justice for George Floyd."

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman sent out several tweets regarding Floyd's death and the protests.

Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler, a Minneapolis area native who played three seasons for the University of Minnesota, offered his take on the situation:

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett tweeted he "doesn't feel safe" in America after Floyd's death.

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow tweeted this:

Former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens shared his thoughts on the situation.

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz:

Nationals closer Sean Doolittle shared his thoughts with this post, captioned "#BlackLivesMatter."

Wizards guard Bradley Beal engaged with several of his followers on Saturday, sending off multiple tweets about an array of topics surrounding the impact and style of the protests.

Mystics guard Natasha Cloud wrote a powerful piece in The Players Tribune, emphasizing that those who are staying silent during this situation is "a knee on her neck."

Monumental Sports and Entertainment said this on Sunday: 

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