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It's only right that Sylvia Fowles' final ride is capped with another WNBA All-Defensive first-team nod.

On Tuesday, the league named Fowles to the team for the eighth time, and fourth as a member of the Lynx, in her storied career.

In total, Fowles has received All-Defensive distinction 11 times in her career (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021, 2022), with eight first-team selections (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2021, 2022) and three second-team selections (2008, 2014, 2018).

The 36-year-old Fowles completed her 15th and final WNBA season averaging 1.0 steals and 1.2 blocks. Additionally, she led the league in rebounds per game (9.8) and field-goal percentage (62.2%) averaging 14.4 points per game across 30 contests.

In 2022, Fowles became the only player in WNBA history to record 4,000 career rebounds and was named the 2022 Peak Performer Award recipient in rebounding. She wrapped her illustrious career with 721 career blocks, third most in WNBA history, eight All-Star selections and one MVP award.

We'll see you in the Basketball Hall of Fame, Sweet Syl.

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