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Caitlin Clark’s 1st Profession WNBA Win Celebrated by Followers as Fever Beat Brink, Sparks

Jack Murray May 25, 2024 Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via Getty Images It took six games for the Indiana Fever to get its first win of the 2024 WNBA season. In a matchup between the two top picks in the 2024 WNBA Draft, Caitlin Clark’s Fever outlasted Cameron Brink’s Los Angeles Sparks 76-71 to claim the first

Caitlin Clark’s 1st Profession WNBA Win Celebrated by Followers as Fever Beat Brink, Sparks

Jack MurrayMight 25, 2024

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 24: Caitlin Clark #22 of the Indiana Fever dribbles the ball during the game against the Los Angeles Sparks on May 24, 2024 at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2024 NBAE (Photo by Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via Getty Images)

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It took six video games for the Indiana Fever to get its first win of the 2024 WNBA season.

In a matchup between the 2 prime picks within the 2024 WNBA Draft, Caitlin Clark’s Fever outlasted Cameron Brink’s Los Angeles Sparks 76-71 to say the primary win of the season.

Indiana Fever @IndianaFever

FOUND A SPARK 🔥#FeverWin pic.twitter.com/OEIv5ojFOE

Indiana Fever @IndianaFever

FEVER WIN!!! pic.twitter.com/xnmSDAQvv1

Early on within the matchup, it regarded just like the Fever had been destined to fall to 0-6.

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The Sparks led 22-15 after the opening quarter and grew to steer 55-34 at halftime. Nevertheless, that is the place Indiana took over, outscoring Los Angeles 19-11 within the third quarter and 19-10 within the fourth quarter to steal the victory.

Aliyah Boston led Indiana with 17 factors, including six rebounds and two assists. Kelsey Mitchell had 16 factors and Temi Fagbenlie had 17 factors, six rebounds and three assists off of the bench.

The Sparks had been led by Dearica Hamby, who had 16 factors, 12 rebounds and 6 assists, and Rickea Johnson had a major bench contribution with 16 factors.

Nonetheless, the principle attraction was the primary skilled matchup between Brink and Clark. Brink was a major issue for the Sparks, scoring 15 factors whereas grabbing 9 rebounds, two assists and two steals.

Early on, her evening regarded higher than Clark’s because the latter had simply 5 factors late within the third quarter. Clark began the evening 0-of-7 from three-point vary, however two late threes helped seal the victory and proper the capturing woes. She completed with a robust all-around efficiency with 11 factors, 10 rebounds, eight assists and 4 steals.

Followers took to social media to reward Clark’s affect in numerous areas of the sport and congratulate her on her first profession victory in The W:

Ophelia M. Byers (she/her) @iamopheliabyers

Congratulations to rookie Caitlin Clark on her first #WNBA win!

Good job by Indiana Fever and a particular salute to Aliyah Boston!

I hope Fever and Caitlin followers can exhale.

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Paritosh Bhide @paritosh_bhide

Caitlin Clark has arrived wowzers

#MoneyMillz @Kingmoneymillz1

MITCHELL AND CAITLIN CLARK WILL BE A PROBLEM IN THE WNBA THEY REMIND ME OF LUKA AND KYRIE

Chad Frickey @Chadillionaire

Caitlin Clark’s passing is unreal. #wnba @IndianaFever

Chris @Chris_ApTx

Caitlin Clark passing pic.twitter.com/GMvwhs4KK4

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Jessica @Jessmat25

These Caitlin Clark passes are a factor of magnificence. #wnba

🚩 @redcolormoney

Caitlin Clark is exhibiting Kobe mentality how she sticks to her plan that is HERSTORY 🐐🔥 MY GOAT

Tre @_UnoDosTRE

Caitlin Clark and Indiana hungry

Danny from Paramore. | Paige Bueckers is my 🐐 @DannyHikari

If you may get environment friendly nights from Caitlin Clark, Aliyah Boston, and Kelsey Mitchell concurrently, Fever are effective.

As soon as once more I am saying, it should include time, expertise, endurance, synergy constructing, and some extra items to the puzzle. To Fever followers, belief the method.

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Alfreddie Jones Jr @coachfreddie3

Preserve your head up Caitlin Clark and hold firing. I am by no means going to cease believing in you!

E J 🏀 @EJayArrow

Caitlin Clark is proving tonight that she does not essentially must be a excessive quantity scorer to be efficient. She makes an affect in different methods.

Rebounding from the guard spot & dishing dimes. She additionally has the protection’s full attn when she catches the ball, which frees up others

Sgt. Browns Lonely Hearts Membership Band 🎡 @LetItBeCLE

This could be the worst capturing efficiency Caitlin Clark has for the remainder of her profession

And she or he nonetheless can probably get a double double, possibly even a triple double if she will get extra assists, basketball is a loopy recreation

YeaImStacie on YOUTUBE! @YeaImStacie

Good recreation for the Fever getting their 1st win. Aliyah Boston Carried Early, Kelsey Mitchell Cooked within the 4th. Caitlin Clark was Resilient and closed them out. Group win.

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🃏 @HoodieHenn

Lastly bought that 1st dub
11 factors
10 rebounds
8 help
4 steals
1 block
Caitlin Clark pic.twitter.com/keiyE8HPA4

Dexter Henry @DHenryTV

Nice 1st win for the Fever this season. Aaliyah Boston was spectacular in addition to Caitlin Clark who impacted the sport in different methods regardless of a tough capturing evening!

Wealthy @Rich091385Kelly

Caitlin Clark will get her first win! You may inform she is beginning to really feel extra comfy every recreation.

LaxxAxal @Jahweeb

Caitlin clark was within the trenches getting boards and discovering her teammates because the double group got here, and within the 4th got here up clutch with dagger emblem threes. AND HER FIRST W!!!

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The Fever enhance to 1-5 on the season and seem to have a successful system within the works.

Whereas Clark had some capturing struggles, ending 2-of-9 from three-point vary and 4-of-14 total, her clutch ending in addition to impacting the sport all around the courtroom confirmed the position she will be able to play on any given day.

Moreover, 4 Fever gamers scored in double figures, showcasing some depth scoring that would pay dividends for the rebuilding group.

The subsequent take a look at for Indiana will probably be even harder, nonetheless, because the Fever journey to Las Vegas to tackle the two-time defending champion Aces Saturday at 9 p.m. ET.

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