The Down Low
Emma is beloved among the fanbase. She's one of those understated players who just goes out on the court and shows out. For example, casual viewers (and seemingly Emma herself) may not have expected Emma to win Finals MVP in 2019, with regular season MVP Elena Delle Donne sharing the court. But Emma dropped 18 points / almost 5 rebounds per game off the bench in the finals series, more than earning her the title. She is currently the only second round pick and only bench player to win Finals MVP.
Now, there is no question that the EM-V-P is making herself heard with her play.
Emma had an iconic response to the storming of the U.S. Capitol:
Know Your Meme
During the WNBA finals, ESPN picked a completely random woman out of the crowd and declared that she was Emma's mom:
More on Emma
- Underdog Week: Emma Meesseman is a rare second-round pick turned star (Zachary Ward, Swish Appeal)
- Emma Meesseman is the Mystics' Top Facilitator (Zachary Diamond, Venus Sports)
- How Stefanie Dolson Has Brought The Best Out Of Emma Meesseman (Seth Berman, ESPN)