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WNBA: Top 5 Players of the Week (6/22-6/29)

Here are the top five performance for this past week.

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1. Elena Delle Donne- Chicago Sky

Delle Donne's performances this week were indicative of how she has been playing throughout the 2015 season so far. She had a historic game vs. Atlanta on June 24th, scoring a career-high and Sky franchise record 45 points while also recording 11 rebounds, six blocks and going a perfect 19-19 from the free throw line.

She followed that up with 14 points, 11 rebounds, three assists, three steals and three blocks vs. Indiana on June 26th. To finish the week off, Delle Donne scored 26 points and added seven rebounds and three assists vs. Washington on June 28th.

She led the Sky to a 2-1 record for the week while averaging 28.3 points per game over the 7-day stretch. It's amazing what being healthy is doing to Delle Donne's game, as she is proving to be one of, if not the best player in the league.

2. Emma Meesseman- Washington Mystics

Meesseman had her best week of the season and is truly coming into her own in her third year in the WNBA. She scored 20 points on 9-12 shooting in Washington's victory over Los Angeles on June 23rd.

Then she filled the stat sheet vs. Atlanta on June 26th scoring 14 points, grabbing seven rebounds, recording three assists, three steals, and three blocks.

She then capped off the week by scoring 20 points on 10-14 shooting in a victory over Chicago on June 28th. Meesseman is not only scoring in high volumes, but she is doing so efficiently, as she shot almost 70% from the floor this past week.

Meesseman's improvement throughout her three years in the WNBA has been impressive, as she has increased her scoring averaging 5+ points per game every year she's been in the league.

3. Angel McCoughtry- Atlanta Dream

Angel McCoughtry is just doing what Angel McCoughtry does. In a game that saw Delle Donne score 45 points, many looked past the fact that McCoughtry poured in 34 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and amassed six assists.

She then got Atlanta back in the win column by scoring 18 points, grabbing seven rebounds and dishing out three assists in the Dream's win over Washington on June 26th.

McCoughtry has been a model of consistency for the Dream this season, much like she has for the past six seasons she's been in the WNBA.

4. Jantel Lavender- Los Angeles Sparks

It's no secret that the Sparks are winless after seven games and are off to their worst start in franchise history; however, the bright spot for Los Angeles has been the play of Jantel Lavender. She's the only player to have started every game for the Sparks this season and is averaging a career-high 15.0 points per game.

This past week, Lavender scored 18 points, pulled down nine rebounds and tallied three assists and three blocks as the Sparks lost a heartbreaker to Washington on June 23rd. On June 26th, Lavender poured in 22 points on 9-16 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds vs. Connecticut.

She finished off the week by scoring 14 points and recording six rebounds vs. New York. She played 34+ minutes in every game and did everything she could to keep Los Angeles competitive in every game this past week.

5. Skylar Diggins- Tulsa Shock

On the complete opposite side of the spectrum of the Los Angeles Sparks lie the Tulsa Shock and Skylar Diggins. Tulsa and Diggins continued their winning ways this past week and improved their winning streak to eight games.

Diggins had a relatively slow start to the week as she scored nine points, dished out four assists and had two steals in a win over New York on June 26th. However, two days later, she exploded for 31 points and six assists vs. Seattle.

She hit three clutch free throws down the stretch and helped Tulsa escape with a win against a scrappy Seattle team. Diggins' turnovers are down compared to last year while her three-point percentage and free throw percentage are much improved.

Tulsa doesn't need Diggins to score 30 points every night for them to win but make no mistake; Diggins is the main reason why Tulsa is currently shocking the women's basketball world.