ALLISHA GRAY NAMED WNBA ROOKIE OF THE MONTH FOR JUNE

ALLISHA GRAY NAMED WNBA ROOKIE OF THE MONTH FOR JUNE

NEW YORK, July 5, 2017 – Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray today was named the WNBA Rookie of the Month for games played in June.  Gray earned the honor for the second month in a row.

The fourth overall pick in WNBA Draft 2017 presented by State Farm led all rookies in scoring (11.4 ppg), rebounding (4.6 rpg), steals (1.27 spg) and minutes played (28.4 mpg) for the month.  She also ranked second among first-year players in assists (2.1 apg) and blocked shots (0.64 bpg).  Her scoring and rebounding averages were both among the top 20 overall in the Western Conference, and she tied for eighth in the West in steals.

Gray helped the Wings close the month with four consecutive victories.  She scored in double figures in eight of her 11 games, including 12-point performances in each of her final two games of June as Dallas defeated the San Antonio Stars 81-69 on June 23 and beat the Connecticut Sun 96-82 on June 25.