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1999 WNBA Season Summary

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League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Eastern Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G PW PL
New York Liberty* 18 14 .563 67.8 65.3 20 12
Charlotte Sting* 15 17 .469 3.0 65.8 66.9 14 18
Detroit Shock* 15 17 .469 3.0 70.0 72.0 13 19
Orlando Miracle 15 17 .469 3.0 68.9 69.3 15 17
Washington Mystics 12 20 .375 6.0 65.6 70.2 9 23
Cleveland Rockers 7 25 .219 11.0 62.9 69.3 7 25
Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G PW PL
Houston Comets* 26 6 .813 74.0 64.7 28 4
Los Angeles Sparks* 20 12 .625 6.0 76.5 72.4 22 10
Sacramento Monarchs* 19 13 .594 7.0 74.8 70.6 22 10
Minnesota Lynx 15 17 .469 11.0 63.6 66.0 12 20
Phoenix Mercury 15 17 .469 11.0 68.0 68.2 16 16
Utah Starzz 15 17 .469 11.0 74.0 77.1 11 21

Playoffs

Team Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PPG Pace ORtg
1 Los Angeles Sparks* 32 6475 890 2044 .435 163 476 .342 727 1568 .464 506 676 .749 342 725 1067 581 237 124 484 693 2449 76.5 88.4 102.7
2 Sacramento Monarchs* 32 6400 849 2006 .423 126 421 .299 723 1585 .456 568 847 .671 412 700 1112 500 329 123 508 614 2392 74.8 89.8 99.9
3 Utah Starzz 32 6500 845 1949 .434 107 362 .296 738 1587 .465 570 742 .768 344 717 1061 552 240 158 560 740 2367 74.0 88.5 98.8
4 Houston Comets* 32 6425 841 1912 .440 176 547 .322 665 1365 .487 509 622 .818 303 682 985 499 272 139 452 586 2367 74.0 83.6 105.8
5 Detroit Shock* 32 6500 791 1972 .401 121 336 .360 670 1636 .410 536 764 .702 321 675 996 464 238 96 483 728 2239 70.0 88.0 93.9
6 Orlando Miracle 32 6450 793 1869 .424 155 461 .336 638 1408 .453 465 672 .692 329 637 966 467 297 93 521 648 2206 68.9 84.5 97.1
7 Phoenix Mercury 32 6400 762 1910 .399 134 456 .294 628 1454 .432 519 695 .747 343 659 1002 510 229 121 460 652 2177 68.0 84.0 97.2
8 New York Liberty* 32 6525 800 1914 .418 175 473 .370 625 1441 .434 394 529 .745 319 625 944 522 297 91 482 700 2169 67.8 82.1 97.1
9 Charlotte Sting* 32 6425 793 1805 .439 108 369 .293 685 1436 .477 410 535 .766 268 685 953 568 233 97 469 560 2104 65.8 81.4 96.6
10 Washington Mystics 32 6475 759 1794 .423 100 345 .290 659 1449 .455 482 679 .710 312 701 1013 461 203 87 574 646 2100 65.6 84.1 92.6
11 Minnesota Lynx 32 6475 748 1925 .389 200 603 .332 548 1322 .415 339 470 .721 298 608 906 525 204 78 437 670 2035 63.6 80.5 93.7
12 Cleveland Rockers 32 6400 766 1852 .414 88 309 .285 678 1543 .439 394 545 .723 289 688 977 489 235 116 547 627 2014 62.9 85.1 88.7
League Average 32 6454 803 1913 .420 138 430 .320 665 1483 .449 474 648 .732 323 675 999 512 251 110 498 655 2218 69.3 85.0 97.1

Opponent Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PPG Pace DRtg
1 Houston Comets* 32 6425 763 1954 .390 125 442 .283 638 1512 .422 419 566 .740 350 621 971 459 216 78 491 633 2070 64.7 83.6 92.5
2 New York Liberty* 32 6525 720 1747 .412 109 405 .269 611 1342 .455 540 723 .747 299 682 981 451 252 89 557 584 2089 65.3 82.1 93.6
3 Minnesota Lynx 32 6475 749 1763 .425 137 458 .299 612 1305 .469 476 641 .743 296 732 1028 507 194 92 492 614 2111 66.0 80.5 97.2
4 Charlotte Sting* 32 6425 814 1920 .424 136 428 .318 678 1492 .454 378 522 .724 318 626 944 506 221 99 440 597 2142 66.9 81.4 98.3
5 Phoenix Mercury 32 6400 794 1911 .415 119 395 .301 675 1516 .445 475 637 .746 334 678 1012 494 234 108 479 676 2182 68.2 84.0 97.5
6 Cleveland Rockers 32 6400 823 1939 .424 137 445 .308 686 1494 .459 434 616 .705 335 672 1007 536 314 113 477 608 2217 69.3 85.1 97.7
7 Orlando Miracle 32 6450 812 1892 .429 161 438 .368 651 1454 .448 431 608 .709 340 664 1004 537 257 124 534 660 2216 69.3 84.5 97.5
8 Washington Mystics 32 6475 825 1986 .415 127 403 .315 698 1583 .441 469 650 .722 359 636 995 518 304 119 436 663 2246 70.2 84.1 99.0
9 Sacramento Monarchs* 32 6400 829 1981 .418 161 474 .340 668 1507 .443 439 590 .744 310 665 975 535 226 152 569 718 2258 70.6 89.8 94.3
10 Detroit Shock* 32 6500 830 1901 .437 114 338 .337 716 1563 .458 529 736 .719 293 769 1062 514 262 133 532 723 2303 72.0 88.0 96.6
11 Los Angeles Sparks* 32 6475 818 1993 .410 147 445 .330 671 1548 .433 535 721 .742 335 696 1031 511 250 99 493 681 2318 72.4 88.4 97.2
12 Utah Starzz 32 6500 860 1965 .438 180 487 .370 680 1478 .460 567 766 .740 311 661 972 570 284 117 477 707 2467 77.1 88.5 103.0
League Average 32 6454 803 1913 .420 138 430 .320 665 1483 .449 474 648 .732 323 675 999 512 251 110 498 655 2218 69.3 85.0 97.1

Minutes Played

1. Shannon Johnson-ORL 1147
2. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 1120
3. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 1101
4. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 1100
5. Jennifer Gillom-PHO 1095
6. Sheri Sam-ORL 1088
7. Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL 1086
8. Vickie Johnson-NYL 1082
9. Tina Thompson-HOU 1074
10. Adrienne Goodson-UTA 1068

Field Goals

1. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 226
2. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 212
3. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 202
4. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 200
5. Nikki McCray-WAS 193
6. Adrienne Goodson-UTA 182
  Lisa Leslie-LAS 182
8. Natalie Williams-UTA 180
9. Andrea Stinson-CHA 174
10. Brandy Reed-MIN 168

Field Goal Attempts

1. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 489
2. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 462
  Tonya Edwards-MIN 462
4. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 458
5. Nikki McCray-WAS 455
6. Jennifer Gillom-PHO 428
7. Adrienne Goodson-UTA 427
8. Nykesha Sales-ORL 397
9. Vickie Johnson-NYL 394
10. Ruthie Bolton-SAC 393

3-Pt Field Goals

1. Crystal Robinson-NYL 76
2. Tonya Edwards-MIN 66
3. Ruthie Bolton-SAC 60
4. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 58
5. Kedra Holland-Corn-SAC 57
6. Katie Smith-MIN 52
7. Nikki McCray-WAS 46
8. Sheri Sam-ORL 41
  Mwadi Mabika-LAS 41
10. Gordana Grubin-LAS 40
  Shannon Johnson-ORL 40

3-Pt Field Goal Attempts

1. Tonya Edwards-MIN 192
2. Ruthie Bolton-SAC 187
3. Crystal Robinson-NYL 174
4. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 173
5. Kedra Holland-Corn-SAC 167
6. Nikki McCray-WAS 153
7. Mwadi Mabika-LAS 146
8. Katie Smith-MIN 136
9. Sheri Sam-ORL 125
10. Tina Thompson-HOU 111

Free Throws

1. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 204
2. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 145
3. Natalie Williams-UTA 144
4. Jennifer Gillom-PHO 141
5. Nikki McCray-WAS 129
6. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 116
7. Margo Dydek-UTA 114
  Lisa Leslie-LAS 114
9. Shannon Johnson-ORL 105
10. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 100

Free Throw Attempts

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 235
2. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 229
3. Natalie Williams-UTA 191
4. Jennifer Gillom-PHO 177
5. Nikki McCray-WAS 160
6. Lisa Leslie-LAS 156
7. Shannon Johnson-ORL 153
8. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 150
9. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 141
10. Dominique Canty-DET 136

Offensive Rebounds

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 141
2. Natalie Williams-UTA 109
3. Marlies Askamp-PHO 92
4. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 81
5. Latasha Byears-SAC 77
6. Sue Wicks-NYL 76
7. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 74
8. Lisa Leslie-LAS 72
9. Adrienne Goodson-UTA 71
10. Murriel Page-WAS 68

Defensive Rebounds

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 188
2. Lisa Leslie-LAS 176
3. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 172
4. Margo Dydek-UTA 166
5. Vicky Bullett-CHA 159
6. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 158
7. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 154
8. Natalie Williams-UTA 148
9. Sue Wicks-NYL 147
10. Murriel Page-WAS 145
  Rhonda Mapp-CHA 145

Total Rebounds

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 329
2. Natalie Williams-UTA 257
3. Lisa Leslie-LAS 248
4. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 246
5. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 239
6. Sue Wicks-NYL 223
7. Vicky Bullett-CHA 219
8. Marlies Askamp-PHO 215
9. Murriel Page-WAS 213
10. Val Whiting-Raymond-DET 207

Assists

1. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 226
2. Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL 205
3. Dawn Staley-CHA 177
4. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 162
5. Debbie Black-UTA 161
6. Michele Timms-PHO 151
7. Andrea Nagy-WAS 146
8. Shannon Johnson-ORL 141
9. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 127
10. Mwadi Mabika-LAS 112

Steals

1. Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL 78
2. Debbie Black-UTA 77
3. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 76
4. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 73
5. Nykesha Sales-ORL 69
6. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 67
7. Kedra Holland-Corn-SAC 63
8. Vicky Bullett-CHA 62
9. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 57
10. Shannon Johnson-ORL 54

Blocks

1. Margo Dydek-UTA 77
2. Maria Stepanova-PHO 62
3. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 54
4. Lisa Leslie-LAS 49
5. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 46
6. Vicky Bullett-CHA 45
7. Sue Wicks-NYL 43
8. Tangela Smith-SAC 38
  Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 38
10. Val Whiting-Raymond-DET 31
  Tina Thompson-HOU 31

Turnovers

1. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 135
2. Shannon Johnson-ORL 121
3. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 108
4. Nikki McCray-WAS 107
5. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 104
6. Adrienne Goodson-UTA 98
7. Lisa Leslie-LAS 94
8. Margo Dydek-UTA 91
9. Dawn Staley-CHA 90
10. Michele Timms-PHO 89

Personal Fouls

1. Lisa Leslie-LAS 136
2. Sue Wicks-NYL 123
3. Polina Tzekova-HOU 118
4. Debbie Black-UTA 116
5. DeLisha Milton-Jones-LAS 112
  Margo Dydek-UTA 112
  Sheri Sam-ORL 112
8. Andrea Nagy-WAS 111
9. Kym Hampton-NYL 110
10. Natalie Williams-UTA 108

Points

1. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 686
2. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 585
3. Nikki McCray-WAS 561
4. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 545
5. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 525
6. Natalie Williams-UTA 504
7. Lisa Leslie-LAS 500
8. Jennifer Gillom-PHO 485
9. Adrienne Goodson-UTA 476
10. Tonya Edwards-MIN 475

Field Goal Pct

1. Murriel Page-WAS .574
2. Yolanda Griffith-SAC .540
3. Alisa Burras-CLE .539
4. Latasha Byears-SAC .537
5. DeLisha Milton-Jones-LAS .530
6. Natalie Williams-UTA .519
7. Jennifer Azzi-DET .514
8. Rhonda Mapp-CHA .500
9. Margo Dydek-UTA .498
10. Vicky Bullett-CHA .486

3-Pt Field Goal Pct

1. Jennifer Azzi-DET .517
2. Sandy Brondello-DET .487
3. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL .444
4. Crystal Robinson-NYL .437
5. Gordana Grubin-LAS .430
6. Lisa Leslie-LAS .423
7. Elena Baranova-UTA .417
8. Korie Hlede-TOT .396
9. Katie Smith-MIN .382
10. Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL .378

Free Throw Pct

1. Eva Nemcova-CLE .984
2. Dawn Staley-CHA .934
3. Cynthia Cooper-HOU .891
4. Korie Hlede-TOT .878
5. Penny Toler-LAS .867
6. Margo Dydek-UTA .857
7. Sandy Brondello-DET .847
8. Crystal Robinson-NYL .845
9. Vickie Johnson-NYL .837
10. Andrea Congreaves-ORL .830

Minutes Per Game

1. Shannon Johnson-ORL 35.8
2. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 35.5
3. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 35.0
4. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 34.4
5. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 34.2
6. Jennifer Gillom-PHO 34.2
7. Natalie Williams-UTA 34.1
8. Sheri Sam-ORL 34.0
9. Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL 33.9
10. Vickie Johnson-NYL 33.8

Points Per Game

1. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 22.1
2. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 18.8
3. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 18.3
4. Natalie Williams-UTA 18.0
5. Nikki McCray-WAS 17.5
6. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 16.9
7. Brandy Reed-MIN 16.1
8. Lisa Leslie-LAS 15.6
9. Jennifer Gillom-PHO 15.2
10. Adrienne Goodson-UTA 14.9

Rebounds Per Game

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 11.3
2. Natalie Williams-UTA 9.2
3. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 7.9
4. Lisa Leslie-LAS 7.8
5. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 7.5
6. Marlies Askamp-PHO 7.2
7. Sue Wicks-NYL 7.0
8. Vicky Bullett-CHA 6.8
9. Val Whiting-Raymond-DET 6.7
10. Murriel Page-WAS 6.7

Assists Per Game

1. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 7.1
2. Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL 6.4
3. Dawn Staley-CHA 5.5
4. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 5.2
5. Michele Timms-PHO 5.0
6. Debbie Black-UTA 5.0
7. Andrea Nagy-WAS 4.6
8. Shannon Johnson-ORL 4.4
9. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 4.0
10. Jennifer Azzi-DET 3.8

Steals Per Game

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 2.5
2. Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL 2.4
3. Debbie Black-UTA 2.4
4. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 2.4
5. Nykesha Sales-ORL 2.2
6. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 2.1
7. Kedra Holland-Corn-SAC 2.0
8. Vicky Bullett-CHA 1.9
9. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 1.8
10. Shannon Johnson-ORL 1.7

Blocks Per Game

1. Margo Dydek-UTA 2.4
2. Maria Stepanova-PHO 1.9
3. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 1.9
4. Lisa Leslie-LAS 1.5
5. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 1.4
6. Vicky Bullett-CHA 1.4
7. Sue Wicks-NYL 1.3
8. Tangela Smith-SAC 1.2
9. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 1.2
10. Val Whiting-Raymond-DET 1.0

Player Efficiency Rating

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 31.9
2. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 29.5
3. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 28.9
4. Margo Dydek-UTA 25.0
5. Natalie Williams-UTA 24.8
6. Brandy Reed-MIN 23.7
7. Maria Stepanova-PHO 23.3
8. Lisa Leslie-LAS 22.9
9. Vicky Bullett-CHA 21.7
10. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 21.3

True Shooting Pct

1. Jennifer Azzi-DET .666
2. Allison Feaster-LAS .632
3. Murriel Page-WAS .614
4. Cynthia Cooper-HOU .614
5. Crystal Robinson-NYL .604
6. Andrea Congreaves-ORL .603
7. Margo Dydek-UTA .590
8. Natalie Williams-UTA .585
9. DeLisha Milton-Jones-LAS .581
10. Yolanda Griffith-SAC .576

Effective Field Goal Pct

1. Jennifer Azzi-DET .597
2. Murriel Page-WAS .574
3. Crystal Robinson-NYL .572
4. Yolanda Griffith-SAC .541
5. Alisa Burras-CLE .539
6. Latasha Byears-SAC .537
7. DeLisha Milton-Jones-LAS .530
8. Cynthia Cooper-HOU .526
9. Natalie Williams-UTA .519
10. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL .511

Offensive Rebound Pct

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 17.1
2. Tammy Jackson-HOU 16.4
3. Natalie Williams-UTA 14.8
4. Marlies Askamp-PHO 14.8
5. Maria Stepanova-PHO 14.0
6. Latasha Byears-SAC 13.0
7. Sue Wicks-NYL 10.6
8. Val Whiting-Raymond-DET 10.3
9. Sharon Manning-CHA 10.2
10. Murriel Page-WAS 10.1

Defensive Rebound Pct

1. Margo Dydek-UTA 28.6
2. Val Whiting-Raymond-DET 24.8
3. Wendy Palmer-TOT 24.4
4. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 24.3
5. Maria Stepanova-PHO 23.7
6. Rhonda Mapp-CHA 23.5
7. Lisa Leslie-LAS 23.1
8. Astou Ndiaye-Diatta-DET 22.7
9. Janice Braxton-CLE 22.3
10. Sue Wicks-NYL 22.1

Total Rebound Pct

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 20.6
2. Maria Stepanova-PHO 18.8
3. Margo Dydek-UTA 17.8
4. Marlies Askamp-PHO 17.5
5. Natalie Williams-UTA 17.2
6. Val Whiting-Raymond-DET 17.1
7. Rhonda Mapp-CHA 16.5
8. Lisa Leslie-LAS 16.5
9. Sue Wicks-NYL 16.1
10. Wendy Palmer-TOT 16.1

Assist Pct

1. Michele Timms-PHO 36.8
2. Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL 35.0
3. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 33.6
4. Dawn Staley-CHA 33.3
5. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 31.9
6. Andrea Nagy-WAS 29.1
7. Suzie McConnell Serio-CLE 28.2
8. Penny Toler-LAS 27.2
9. Debbie Black-UTA 27.0
10. Kristi Harrower-PHO 26.6

Steal Pct

1. Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL 4.2
2. Debbie Black-UTA 4.1
3. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 4.0
4. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 4.0
5. Nykesha Sales-ORL 3.8
6. Vicky Bullett-CHA 3.6
7. Sophia Witherspoon-NYL 3.3
8. Kedra Holland-Corn-SAC 3.3
9. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 3.2
10. Sharon Manning-CHA 3.2

Block Pct

1. Maria Stepanova-PHO 9.4
2. Margo Dydek-UTA 9.2
3. Tangela Smith-SAC 5.1
4. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 4.7
5. Sue Wicks-NYL 4.5
6. Tammy Jackson-HOU 4.4
7. Lisa Leslie-LAS 4.4
8. Nina Bjedov-LAS 4.3
9. Vicky Bullett-CHA 3.8
10. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 3.6

Turnover Pct

1. Ruthie Bolton-SAC 9.2
2. Bridget Pettis-PHO 11.3
3. Tonya Edwards-MIN 11.9
4. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 12.2
5. Tangela Smith-SAC 12.5
6. La'Keshia Frett-LAS 12.6
7. Kristin Folkl-MIN 12.8
8. Crystal Robinson-NYL 12.9
9. Marlies Askamp-PHO 13.0
10. Vickie Johnson-NYL 13.3

Usage Pct

1. Brandy Reed-MIN 30.6
2. Nikki McCray-WAS 29.4
3. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 29.3
4. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 29.1
5. Tonya Edwards-MIN 28.0
6. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 27.7
7. Sophia Witherspoon-NYL 27.6
8. Lisa Leslie-LAS 27.2
9. Margo Dydek-UTA 27.1
10. Jennifer Gillom-PHO 25.9

Offensive Rating

1. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 119.4
2. Jennifer Azzi-DET 118.7
3. Marlies Askamp-PHO 117.4
4. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 116.9
5. Allison Feaster-LAS 116.7
6. Crystal Robinson-NYL 115.4
7. Natalie Williams-UTA 113.9
8. La'Keshia Frett-LAS 113.6
9. Murriel Page-WAS 112.3
10. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 110.2

Defensive Rating

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 86.8
2. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 87.3
3. Sue Wicks-NYL 89.5
4. Val Whiting-Raymond-DET 90.5
5. Maria Stepanova-PHO 90.9
6. Tammy Jackson-HOU 91.1
7. Vicky Bullett-CHA 91.5
8. Lisa Leslie-LAS 92.2
9. Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL 92.3
10. Tina Thompson-HOU 93.2

Offensive Win Shares

1. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 7.7
2. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 5.3
3. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 5.0
4. Natalie Williams-UTA 4.4
5. Crystal Robinson-NYL 3.5
6. Jennifer Azzi-DET 3.2
7. Ruthie Bolton-SAC 3.1
8. Marlies Askamp-PHO 3.1
9. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 2.6
10. Nikki McCray-WAS 2.6

Defensive Win Shares

1. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 3.1
2. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 2.8
3. Sue Wicks-NYL 2.3
4. Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL 2.2
5. Vicky Bullett-CHA 2.2
6. Tina Thompson-HOU 2.0
7. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 1.9
8. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 1.9
9. Lisa Leslie-LAS 1.9
10. Val Whiting-Raymond-DET 1.7

Win Shares

1. Cynthia Cooper-HOU 9.2
2. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 8.1
3. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 8.1
4. Natalie Williams-UTA 4.9
5. Crystal Robinson-NYL 4.8
6. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 4.6
7. Vicky Bullett-CHA 4.6
8. Lisa Leslie-LAS 4.4
9. Marlies Askamp-PHO 4.2
10. Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL 4.2

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1. Cynthia Cooper-HOU .402
2. Yolanda Griffith-SAC .397
3. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU .353
4. Marlies Askamp-PHO .260
5. Crystal Robinson-NYL .256
6. Natalie Williams-UTA .248
7. Lisa Leslie-LAS .228
8. Allison Feaster-LAS .228
9. Jennifer Azzi-DET .222
10. Vicky Bullett-CHA .217

   

League Awards

Most Valuable Player: Yolanda Griffith
Rookie of the Year: Chamique Holdsclaw
Defensive Player of the Year: Yolanda Griffith

All-WNBA Teams

1st Team
Cynthia Cooper
Yolanda Griffith
Ticha Penicheiro
Sheryl Swoopes
Natalie Williams
2nd Team
Chamique Holdsclaw
Shannon Johnson
Lisa Leslie
Tina Thompson
Teresa Weatherspoon