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Aces’ A’ja Wilson hurts knee in China, returns to US for rehab

Updated November 9, 2018 - 9:39 pm

WNBA rookie of the year A’ja Wilson has returned home Friday night from playing in China because of a minor right knee injury sustained in a game.

Wilson signed with the Shanxi Flame and was leading the Chinese League in scoring averaging 37.3 points a game.

She will rehab the injury in South Carolina and will hopefully return to her Chinese club for the second part of the season.

Wilson was the No. 1 pick of the Las Vegas Aces in last season’s WNBA draft. She averaged 20.7 points and 8.0 rebounds for the Aces. She was the WNBA’s Rookie of the Year last season.

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