Sabrina Ionescu wins WNBA All-Star Skills Challenge

NC State recruit Zoe Brooks and New York Liberty’s Sabrina Ionescu poses for a photo after winning the WNBA Skills Challenge. (Jeff Haynes/NBAE via Getty Images)

New York Liberty star Sabrina Ionescu and 2023 NC State recruit Zoe Brooks won the WNBA All-Star Skills Challenge on Saturday, beating Indiana’s NaLyssa Smith and her partner in the final round.

Courtney Vandersloot and Azurá Stevens of the Chicago Sky, Kelsey Plum and Jackie Young of the Las Vegas Aces, Jonquel Jones of the Connecticut Sun and Rhyne Howard of the Atlanta Dream joined Ionescu and Smith in the competition. All competitors were paired with a high school athlete from the Nike Girls Elite Youth Basketball League.

“I know how to do what I do,” said Brooks after winning alongside Ionescu.