Wings star Ogunbowale done for regular season, 1st round of playoffs
Dallas Wings star Arike Ogunbowale will miss the remainder of the regular season as well as the first round of the playoffs after undergoing an iliac crest core muscle avulsion repair, the team announced Tuesday.
The fourth-year guard sustained the injury during Saturday's contest against the Indiana Fever.
"Hurts my heart that I can't be out there with the team, but my dawgs gon hold it down always," Ogunbowale said on social media. "Go Wings!"
Ogunbowale was having another terrific campaign, averaging 19.7 points, 3.6 assists, 3.3 boards, and 1.5 steals. She also earned a second straight All-Star nod.
The Notre Dame product started 112 games for Dallas since being drafted fifth overall in 2019.
Ogunbowale, a two-time All-WNBA selection, captured the league's scoring title during the 2020 season.
Dallas punched its ticket to the postseason with a victory over the New York Liberty on Monday.