Sky's Delle Donne out again with Lyme disease

 

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New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Sky said Friday that Elena Delle Donne has gone home to Delaware to continue treatment for Lyme disease.

Delle Donne had returned to the court in a loss at Connecticut on Wednesday after missing five games because of the tick-borne disease.

The Sky said there is no timetable for her return.

Delle Donne, 24, is the reigning WNBA Rookie of the Year and the league's top All-Star vote-getter. She is averaging 21.2 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game.

The Sky are in New York to play the Liberty on Friday.

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