Breanna Stewart named WNBA Rookie of the Year

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(WTNH)–It’s no surprise that Breanna Stewart has made the transition to the WNBA look easy. On Tuesday, the former UConn great was named Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press.

The No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft by Seattle, Stewart averaged 18 points and 9 rebounds per game for the Storm. She was also named first-team All-WNBA.

Los Angeles Sparks guard Nneka Ogwumike was named the league’s MVP. Her sister Chiney of the Connecticut Sun was voted the league’s Comeback Player of the Year. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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