Elena Delle Donne is leading the WNBA MVP race

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Chicago Sky forward Elena Delle Donne, right, goes to the basket past Phoenix Mercury forward DeWanna Bonner (24), during the second half of Game 3 of the WNBA Finals in Chicago. The third-year star is the key to Chicago’s success this season. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski, File)

Through the first four games of the WNBA season, Sky forward Elena Delle Donne is currently leading the MVP race.

The WNBA official website reported the MVP race is Delle Donne against the field.

Delle Donne led the way for Chicago through two games this past week, averaging 25.5 points on just above 50% shooting, in addition to seven rebounds per game. She finished Sunday’s game against the Fever with 24 points and nine rebounds and would have tallied more were it not for the Sky’s blowout win. Delle Donne is averaging 30.5 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.25 blocks through the Sky’s first four games.

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Atlanta’s Angel McCoughtry, Tulsa’s Skylar Diggins, New York’s Tina Charles and reigning MVP Maya Moore round out the top 5 in the MVP race.

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