Mystics’ Elena Delle Donne Has Herniated Disc, Game 3 Status Unclear


The bad news just keeps coming for the Mystics.

Washington’s star forward Elena Delle Donne exited Game 2 of the WNBA Finals midway through the first quarter with what originally was described as back spasms. Now, and MRI has revealed even more bad news.

Delle Donne has a “small herniated disc,” according to a statement released by the Mystics on Wednesday, and “is currently undergoing treatment” for the injury.

Her status will be updated Saturday, one day prior to Game 3 of the WNBA Finals in Connecticut against the red-hot Sun.

Tip-off for Game 3 of the WNBA Finals is slated for 3:30 p.m. ET at Mohegan Sun Arena.

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