Days before the start of the 2018 season, High Post Hoops’ Lindsay Gibbs wrote that the Washington Mystics were “a team that has a chance to be special, even with one of its best players half a world away.” Gibbs’ words proved prescient as the Mystics tied their best record in franchise history (22-12) and advanced to the WNBA Finals for the first time ever.
It’s admittedly tough to top that, but Mystics fans should not expect a drop-off. All five starters return, led by 2015 WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne. Oh, and that player Gibbs mentioned, half a world away? That would be forward Emma Meesseman, the Belgian international who is back for 2019.
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