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Caitlin Clark Scores 10, Disappoints WNBA Followers amid Fever’s Blowout Loss to Solar

Doric Sam June 11, 2024 Brian Fluharty/Getty Images Indiana Fever rookie Caitlin Clark was looking to build off the momentum of her 30-point performance in Friday’s win over the Washington Mystics, but she ran into a ticked-off Connecticut Sun squad that was motivated to shut her down. The Sun, who lost their first game of

Caitlin Clark Scores 10, Disappoints WNBA Followers amid Fever’s Blowout Loss to Solar

Doric SamJune 11, 2024

UNCASVILLE, CONNECTICUT - JUNE 10: Caitlin Clark #22 of the Indiana Fever passes the ball against Olivia Nelson-Ododa #10 and Tyasha Harris #52 of the Connecticut Sun during the first half at the Mohegan Sun Arena on June 10, 2024 in Uncasville, Connecticut. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Brian Fluharty/Getty Images)

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Indiana Fever rookie Caitlin Clark was seeking to construct off the momentum of her 30-point efficiency in Friday’s win over the Washington Mystics, however she ran right into a ticked-off Connecticut Solar squad that was motivated to close her down.

The Solar, who misplaced their first sport of the season this previous Saturday to the New York Liberty, bulldozed the Fever on their option to an 89-72 win. The crew held Clark to 10 factors on 3-of-8 taking pictures. She was restricted to simply 22 minutes on the ground as a consequence of foul hassle.

Connecticut (10-1) led by as many as 28 factors in Monday’s victory, which was its third over Indiana (3-10) this season. DiJonai Carrington recorded a season-high 22 factors and in addition did an impressive job defending Clark. DeWanna Bonner added 17 factors and Alyssa Thomas chipped in seven factors whereas flattening 18 rebounds and meting out seven assists.

With Clark having an off-game, the Fever have been led by Aliyah Boston, who notched her second double-double of the season with 14 factors and 12 rebounds.

Nonetheless, it was Clark who was the topic of conversations on social media, as followers struggled to carry again their disappointment together with her efficiency on Monday:

Teddy💛 @Teddy_20

caitlin clark desperately must work on incorporating a mid vary floater in her sport within the off season

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J @jjnorthridge

Caitlin Clark nonetheless must develop a floater/teardrop in her sport. And he or she must be okay with taking mid vary jumpers. Simply my statement.

Chief Of The Fleet 🇺🇸⚡️ @TheShadowBody

Did Caitlin Clark simply airball a floater ? Ain’t no manner dawg pic.twitter.com/5NwP9ExFKo

The Impressed Thoughts @SavageAZ2

I’m not seeing a Fever crew that creates performs. Caitlin Clark will get no screens for an open shot, then her crew mates appear extra involved with operating to their assigned than to regulate Caitlin’s play-maker go. That is essentially the most lackluster “Professional” efficiency#INDvsCON

No one @supernobodyy

Caitlin Clark, who stated “they let loose a monster” after being left off the crew USA roster has 3 turnovers 2 assists & down by 20+ factors. Secure to say she’s placing the league on discover.

All Eyez On Madrid 🖖🏿 @ClevelandIsKing

That airball virtually made me wish to die, I have never cringed that a lot shortly

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Caitlin Clark gotta get higher at Dribbling, Turnovers, and being a inside scorer

You too good to be air balling layups bruh https://t.co/C9qDau0zKS

cordonblue @mphillps

Indiana Fever wants a complete reset. What does the coach truly do! This crew just isn’t displaying any indicators of enchancment. I really like watching Caitlin Clark play however this crew wants a critical coach.

Greer @Luckyhandz_Ap

The one manner Caitlin Clark can cease getting blitzed is by cease calling for a choose… you are the #1 choose within the draft, beat your defender one on one…till that occurs…. #WNBA

🐟 @fish_middleton

Fever suck however take into consideration this. Indiana is gonna have the #1 choose within the wnba draft. And now Indiana has Paige Beuckers and Caitlin Clark. On the identical crew subsequent season 🤯

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Clark being left off the Workforce USA roster for the Paris Olympics sparked a ton of debate over the previous few days. Whereas she dealt with the snub in stride and said she would use it as motivation, she did not present a lot hearth in Monday’s sport.

The transition to the WNBA has been full of ups and downs for Clark up to now, however she has proven flashes of being the dominant participant she was at Iowa. Sadly, Monday wasn’t a kind of situations.

Clark will look to bounce again on Thursday at residence in opposition to the Atlanta Dream (5-4).

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