October 6, 2018 - High School Session
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Elena Delle Donne Delaware star learned lessons about balancing life and basketball
Thousands of practices. Hundreds of games. Scores of photo shoots. Tons of publicity. Countless recruiters.
The sum? Burnout.
Eventually, all the hours Elena Delle Donne devoted to basketball -- and everything that comes with it -- took their toll. So Delle Donne, one of the best high school girls' hoop players of all time, decided to hang up her kicks for the summer. And she couldn't be happier with the decision.
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