All eyes were on Ionescu as she was making the biggest decision of her life: to stay one more year at Oregon or make her dreams come true and turn professional. She returned to Eugene, Oregon and re-wrote the history books during her senior season.
In that letter, Ionescu wrote: "And WNBA - I'll see you soon. Real soon, I promise."
That promise, 476 days later, is finally here.
— WNBA (@WNBA) July 25, 2020
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— Oregon Women's Basketball (@OregonWBB) July 25, 2020
"I hope she just takes that town by storm."
"She's like one of those once in a lifetime players."
"That is a special human being... I am in awe."
Sabrina Ionescu makes her WNBA debut TOMORROW.#GoDucks #ProDucks #LibertyLoud @sabrina_i20
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— NBC Sports Northwest (@NBCSNorthwest) July 24, 2020
HOW TO WATCH:
Who: New York Liberty vs. Seattle Storm
When: 9 AM (PT); 12 PM (ET)
Where: IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida
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