Sister Act: Ogwumikes headline WNBA All-Star reserves


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New York, NY ( - Chiney and Nneka Ogwumike have once again made history, becoming the first set of siblings selected for the same WNBA All-Star Game.

Chiney and Nneka, who in April became the second set of siblings ever selected with the top overall pick in an American professional sport, headline the reserves for the upcoming game on July 19 at US Airways Center in Phoenix.

Chiney Ogwumike, the No. 1 overall pick by the Connecticut Sun in the 2014 WNBA Draft, will be joined in the East by teammate Katie Douglas, Chicago's Jessica Breland, New York's Tina Charles, Atlanta's Erika de Souza, and Indiana's Briann January.

Los Angeles' Nneka Ogwumike and the West will be represented by Candice Dupree of the host Mercury, Minnesota's Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen, Tulsa's Glory Johnson and San Antonio's Danielle Robinson.

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