Shoni Named WNBA All-Star Game MVP: Scores Record 29 Points

“Showtime Shoni”—garnered more Native pride throughout Indian country on Saturday as she scored 29 points during the WNBA All-Star game.

Atlanta Dream rookie Shoni Schimmel, a tribal citizen of the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla, was named the Most Valuable Player of the WNBA All-Star, scoring an All-Star game record 29 points with eight assists while leading the East to a 125-124 overtime victory over the West.

Schimmel scored 24 of her points during the second half and overtime to break the All-Star game record of 23 points set by Candace Parker last season. She attempted a whopping 16 three-pointers, sinking seven.

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