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Caitlin Clark fails to secure victory in WNBA debut


Caitlin Clark’s Indiana Fever loses 92-71 to Connecticut Solar. — Reuters 

The Ladies Nationwide Basketball Affiliation (WNBA) first choose Caitlin Clark couldn’t get her Indiana Fever to overcome Connecticut Solar because the star commenced her common season Tuesday evening.

The Caitlin Clark’s facet misplaced the sport with 92-71 regardless of 20 factors with 10 turnovers, reported CNN.

Clark was additionally named the main scorer with Connecticut’s DeWanna Bonner.

WNBA wrote in a publish on X, for the 22-year-old: “Tonight the rookie joins Maya Moore and Edna Campbell as the one gamers in WNBA historical past to tally 20+ pts and 4+ 3PM of their debut.”

The Indiana Fever star Clark confronted off Connecticut Solar’s ahead Alyssa Thomas who secured 13 factors, with the identical variety of assists, and 10 rebounds.

The Suns had 5 of their members with Bonner forward of all, who had 20 factors and 6 rebounds.

The Indiana ahead met foul hassle early and was benched for more often than not within the first quarter. It was within the second quarter that Clark scored her first WNBA factors.

On the conclusion of the sport, Clark stated she would’ve appreciated to have performed higher throughout her debut recreation, nonetheless, she’s keen to take action throughout future video games this season.

“Clearly I’m upset. No person likes to lose, that’s how it’s,” Clark stated within the interview.

“However I don’t assume you may beat your self up an excessive amount of about one recreation. I don’t assume that’s going to assist this crew. Irrespective of who it’s on this crew, nobody can try this with how they performed,” she stated. “Simply study from it and transfer on.”

The Fever can be dealing with the New York Liberty at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

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