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Lynx' Collier named to WNBA All-Star Game

Lynx' Collier named to WNBA All-Star Game

Updated: July 22, 2019 05:47 PM

Lynx rookie forward Napheesa Collier was added to the WNBA All-Star game as an injury replacement on Monday.

She takes the place of Las Vegas Aces forward A’ja Wilson who is sidelined with an ankle injury.

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Collier will be making her first All-Star appearance and becomes the first Lynx rookie since Maya Moore (2011) and fourth Lynx rookie ever (Moore, Seimone Augustus and Betty Lennox) to be named to the All-Star Game in their first WNBA season.

She joins teammates Sylvia Fowles and Odyssey Sims, who were named All-Stars last Monday. 

Collier is averaging 11.0 ppg on 44.2% shooting, 5.9 rpg, 2.3 apg and 1.9 spg. She’s third among rookies in scoring (11.0 ppg), second in rebounding (5.9 rpg), fourth in assists as well as third overall in the WNBA in steals (1.9 spg) and fifth overall in minutes played (32.5 mpg).

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