Elena Delle Donne Denied Medical Exemption
The WNBA’s reigning MVP has been denied her request for a medical exemption forward of the 2020 marketing campaign. ESPN stories that Elena Delle Donne – who suffers from Lyme illness – would now must forfeit her wage if she intends to take a seat out the season.
Delle Donne is contemporary off a monstrous 2019 marketing campaign, her sixth All-Star season, however is reluctant to danger taking part within the WNBA’s return because of her situation.
Delle Donne’s private physician has reportedly knowledgeable her that she’s at a better danger of getting issues from a possible COVID-19 prognosis.
Delle Donne intends to think about her choices within the coming days and inform the workforce of her resolution.
The 30-year-old signed a four-year pact with the Mystics this offseason and can presumably earn the league’s new max wage of $215Ok if she performs. Ought to she forgo that wage, she additionally has endorsement offers, together with a long-standing one with Nike.