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2001 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
Cleveland Rockers* 22 10 .688 62.6 55.9 27 5
New York Liberty* 21 11 .656 1.0 67.6 65.1 20 12
Miami Sol* 20 12 .625 2.0 61.2 59.3 19 13
Charlotte Sting* 18 14 .563 4.0 64.2 62.8 19 13
Orlando Miracle 13 19 .406 9.0 66.9 68.9 13 19
Indiana Fever 10 22 .313 12.0 67.3 70.3 11 21
Washington Mystics 10 22 .313 12.0 60.3 64.8 8 24
Detroit Shock 10 22 .313 12.0 65.7 70.9 8 24
Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G PW PL
Los Angeles Sparks* 28 4 .875 76.3 67.7 27 5
Sacramento Monarchs* 20 12 .625 8.0 71.7 66.8 23 9
Houston Comets* 19 13 .594 9.0 64.0 62.3 19 13
Utah Starzz* 19 13 .594 9.0 69.0 68.5 17 15
Phoenix Mercury 13 19 .406 15.0 64.5 67.8 11 21
Minnesota Lynx 12 20 .375 16.0 64.9 67.4 12 20
Portland Fire 11 21 .344 17.0 65.3 68.8 10 22
Seattle Storm 10 22 .313 18.0 60.0 64.0 9 23

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 916 2031 .451 160 436 .367 756 1595 .474 449 594 .756 350 755 1105 596 281 138 438 616 2441 76.3 84.8 106.7
2 Sacramento Monarchs* 32 6525 837 1974 .424 163 423 .385 674 1551 .435 457 618 .739 374 723 1097 558 276 158 494 588 2294 71.7 84.2 100.2
3 Utah Starzz* 32 6475 811 1849 .439 78 244 .320 733 1605 .457 507 675 .751 295 775 1070 524 202 156 493 622 2207 69.0 83.3 98.1
4 New York Liberty* 32 6400 833 1828 .456 160 421 .380 673 1407 .478 336 500 .672 255 660 915 553 265 82 437 616 2162 67.6 81.4 99.6
5 Indiana Fever 32 6475 762 1822 .418 157 446 .352 605 1376 .440 472 591 .799 286 649 935 458 242 118 491 600 2153 67.3 82.4 96.8
6 Orlando Miracle 32 6450 768 1914 .401 174 532 .327 594 1382 .430 430 587 .733 356 614 970 452 320 125 532 643 2140 66.9 83.7 95.2
7 Detroit Shock 32 6550 774 1914 .404 143 405 .353 631 1509 .418 412 542 .760 324 621 945 469 225 82 498 602 2103 65.7 81.9 94.1
8 Portland Fire 32 6525 733 1891 .388 172 519 .331 561 1372 .409 450 612 .735 300 696 996 451 244 106 500 633 2088 65.3 83.8 91.6
9 Minnesota Lynx 32 6475 671 1810 .371 176 552 .319 495 1258 .393 559 727 .769 308 693 1001 437 210 127 507 695 2077 64.9 82.9 92.9
10 Phoenix Mercury 32 6450 767 1894 .405 101 313 .323 666 1581 .421 429 587 .731 300 642 942 514 292 138 519 625 2064 64.5 84.2 91.3
11 Charlotte Sting* 32 6500 746 1780 .419 153 428 .357 593 1352 .439 410 528 .777 309 639 948 467 217 114 474 605 2055 64.2 77.1 98.4
12 Houston Comets* 32 6450 747 1908 .392 138 435 .317 609 1473 .413 415 539 .770 348 710 1058 426 251 95 436 509 2047 64.0 80.0 95.3
13 Cleveland Rockers* 32 6425 763 1770 .431 106 335 .316 657 1435 .458 372 505 .737 297 662 959 503 267 83 444 532 2004 62.6 76.9 97.3
14 Miami Sol* 32 6575 754 1826 .413 93 295 .315 661 1531 .432 356 469 .759 292 651 943 467 300 153 448 602 1957 61.2 77.2 92.5
15 Washington Mystics 32 6500 739 1915 .386 117 418 .280 622 1497 .415 333 504 .661 356 699 1055 424 257 127 495 537 1928 60.3 81.1 87.8
16 Seattle Storm 32 6550 689 1821 .378 128 412 .311 561 1409 .398 415 606 .685 306 585 891 412 273 127 431 605 1921 60.0 78.4 89.8
League Average 32 6488 769 1872 .411 139 413 .336 631 1458 .432 425 574 .741 316 673 989 482 258 121 477 602 2103 65.7 81.4 95.5

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 Cleveland Rockers* 32 6425 664 1745 .381 132 417 .317 532 1328 .401 328 444 .739 297 594 891 434 225 127 496 597 1788 55.9 76.9 86.9
2 Miami Sol* 32 6575 679 1725 .394 120 395 .304 559 1330 .420 420 588 .714 301 667 968 388 259 87 512 538 1898 59.3 77.2 89.7
3 Houston Comets* 32 6450 740 1883 .393 152 456 .333 588 1427 .412 362 504 .718 297 685 982 452 248 120 433 561 1994 62.3 80.0 92.8
4 Charlotte Sting* 32 6500 732 1846 .397 114 369 .309 618 1477 .418 431 562 .767 344 567 911 443 257 124 447 579 2009 62.8 77.1 96.2
5 Seattle Storm 32 6550 753 1750 .430 125 325 .385 628 1425 .441 417 559 .746 296 756 1052 492 228 127 519 588 2048 64.0 78.4 95.7
6 Washington Mystics 32 6500 791 1945 .407 146 408 .358 645 1537 .420 347 467 .743 331 737 1068 487 261 103 454 543 2075 64.8 81.1 94.5
7 New York Liberty* 32 6400 744 1759 .423 133 394 .338 611 1365 .448 461 640 .720 304 679 983 430 223 76 496 600 2082 65.1 81.4 95.9
8 Sacramento Monarchs* 32 6525 804 2003 .401 116 400 .290 688 1603 .429 415 578 .718 343 662 1005 496 261 143 481 616 2139 66.8 84.2 93.4
9 Minnesota Lynx 32 6475 752 1927 .390 153 472 .324 599 1455 .412 499 624 .800 328 688 1016 511 259 126 470 719 2156 67.4 82.9 96.4
10 Los Angeles Sparks* 32 6475 779 1985 .392 192 603 .318 587 1382 .425 416 547 .761 294 627 921 538 234 114 453 591 2166 67.7 84.8 94.7
11 Phoenix Mercury 32 6450 785 1892 .415 137 391 .350 648 1501 .432 462 584 .791 333 698 1031 524 283 127 517 603 2169 67.8 84.2 95.9
12 Utah Starzz* 32 6475 789 1976 .399 125 429 .291 664 1547 .429 489 660 .741 344 630 974 478 275 148 390 645 2192 68.5 83.3 97.5
13 Portland Fire 32 6525 791 1944 .407 159 410 .388 632 1534 .412 461 656 .703 343 763 1106 501 293 144 474 643 2202 68.8 83.8 96.6
14 Orlando Miracle 32 6450 806 1831 .440 157 438 .358 649 1393 .466 436 605 .721 316 659 975 534 298 114 546 600 2205 68.9 83.7 98.1
15 Indiana Fever 32 6475 853 1899 .449 131 367 .357 722 1532 .471 412 583 .707 306 660 966 565 256 140 466 616 2249 70.3 82.4 101.2
16 Detroit Shock 32 6550 848 1837 .462 127 340 .374 721 1497 .482 446 583 .765 279 702 981 438 262 109 483 591 2269 70.9 81.9 101.5
League Average 32 6488 769 1872 .411 139 413 .336 631 1458 .432 425 574 .741 316 673 989 482 258 121 477 602 2103 65.7 81.4 95.5

Minutes Played

1. Katie Smith-MIN 1234
2. Jennifer Azzi-UTA 1205
3. Janeth Arcain-HOU 1154
4. Dawn Staley-CHA 1152
5. Tina Thompson-HOU 1102
6. Sheri Sam-MIA 1100
7. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 1077
8. Vicky Bullett-WAS 1073
9. Natalie Williams-UTA 1064
10. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 1059

Field Goals

1. Lisa Leslie-LAS 221
2. Janeth Arcain-HOU 217
3. Tari Phillips-NYL 208
4. Katie Smith-MIN 204
5. Tina Thompson-HOU 199
6. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 192
7. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 187
8. Sheri Sam-MIA 180
9. Andrea Stinson-CHA 179
10. Natalie Williams-UTA 171

Field Goal Attempts

1. Tina Thompson-HOU 528
2. Katie Smith-MIN 519
3. Janeth Arcain-HOU 509
4. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 467
  Lisa Leslie-LAS 467
6. Sheri Sam-MIA 417
7. Tari Phillips-NYL 410
8. Lauren Jackson-SEA 406
9. Jackie Stiles-POR 385
10. Nykesha Sales-ORL 379

3-Pt Field Goals

1. Katie Smith-MIN 85
2. Crystal Robinson-NYL 70
3. Kedra Holland-Corn-SAC 59
4. Sophia Witherspoon-POR 57
5. Allison Feaster-CHA 55
6. Ukari Figgs-LAS 54
7. Jackie Stiles-POR 50
8. Mwadi Mabika-LAS 47
9. Tina Thompson-HOU 44
10. Edna Campbell-SAC 43
  Nykesha Sales-ORL 43

3-Pt Field Goal Attempts

1. Katie Smith-MIN 240
2. Sophia Witherspoon-POR 182
3. Crystal Robinson-NYL 168
  Allison Feaster-CHA 168
5. Kedra Holland-Corn-SAC 150
  Tina Thompson-HOU 150
7. Nykesha Sales-ORL 137
8. Lauren Jackson-SEA 129
9. Mwadi Mabika-LAS 123
10. Ukari Figgs-LAS 117

Free Throws

1. Katie Smith-MIN 246
2. Lisa Leslie-LAS 142
3. Tina Thompson-HOU 137
4. Janeth Arcain-HOU 135
5. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 134
6. Jackie Stiles-POR 116
7. Rita Williams-IND 109
8. Lauren Jackson-SEA 104
9. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 101
10. Natalie Williams-UTA 97

Free Throw Attempts

1. Katie Smith-MIN 275
2. Lisa Leslie-LAS 193
3. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 186
4. Tina Thompson-HOU 163
5. Janeth Arcain-HOU 150
6. Jackie Stiles-POR 149
7. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 148
8. Lauren Jackson-SEA 143
9. Natalie Williams-UTA 133
10. Svetlana Abrosimova-MIN 132

Offensive Rebounds

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 162
2. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 114
3. Natalie Williams-UTA 111
4. Tari Phillips-NYL 89
5. Lisa Leslie-LAS 88
6. Tina Thompson-HOU 84
7. Latasha Byears-LAS 80
8. Murriel Page-WAS 74
9. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 72
10. DeLisha Milton-Jones-LAS 71

Defensive Rebounds

1. Margo Dydek-UTA 214
2. Lisa Leslie-LAS 210
3. Natalie Williams-UTA 197
4. Kristin Folkl-POR 196
5. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 195
6. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 184
7. Tari Phillips-NYL 168
8. Vicky Bullett-WAS 166
9. Elena Baranova-MIA 151
10. Tina Thompson-HOU 149

Total Rebounds

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 357
2. Natalie Williams-UTA 308
3. Lisa Leslie-LAS 298
4. Tari Phillips-NYL 257
5. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 256
6. Kristin Folkl-POR 245
7. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 243
  Margo Dydek-UTA 243
9. Tina Thompson-HOU 233
10. Vicky Bullett-WAS 231

Assists

1. Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL 203
2. Dawn Staley-CHA 179
3. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 172
4. Jennifer Azzi-UTA 171
5. Ukari Figgs-LAS 126
6. Kristen Veal-PHO 125
7. Debbie Black-MIA 123
8. Coquese Washington-HOU 122
9. Tamecka Dixon-LAS 114
  Rita Williams-IND 114

Steals

1. Debbie Black-MIA 82
2. Rita Williams-IND 72
3. Nykesha Sales-ORL 70
4. Coquese Washington-HOU 69
5. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 63
6. Janeth Arcain-HOU 60
7. Tully Bevilaqua-POR 59
8. Kedra Holland-Corn-SAC 56
9. Sheri Sam-MIA 55
  Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL 55

Blocks

1. Margo Dydek-UTA 113
2. Lisa Leslie-LAS 71
3. Maria Stepanova-PHO 64
  Lauren Jackson-SEA 64
5. Vicky Bullett-WAS 58
6. Elena Baranova-MIA 57
7. Tangela Smith-SAC 55
8. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 50
9. Ruth Riley-MIA 46
10. Tammy Sutton-Brown-CHA 39

Turnovers

1. Dawn Staley-CHA 100
  Rita Williams-IND 100
3. Lisa Leslie-LAS 98
4. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 94
5. Margo Dydek-UTA 90
6. Sheri Sam-MIA 87
  Tina Thompson-HOU 87
  Katie Smith-MIN 87
9. Svetlana Abrosimova-MIN 85
10. Tari Phillips-NYL 84

Personal Fouls

1. Lisa Leslie-LAS 132
2. Natalie Williams-UTA 128
3. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 114
4. Latasha Byears-LAS 112
5. Maria Stepanova-PHO 110
  Tari Phillips-NYL 110
7. Nykesha Sales-ORL 109
8. Olympia Scott-IND 108
  Margo Dydek-UTA 108
10. Ruth Riley-MIA 107

Points

1. Katie Smith-MIN 739
2. Lisa Leslie-LAS 606
3. Janeth Arcain-HOU 591
4. Tina Thompson-HOU 579
5. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 518
6. Tari Phillips-NYL 489
7. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 486
8. Jackie Stiles-POR 478
9. Andrea Stinson-CHA 450
10. Sheri Sam-MIA 444

Field Goal Pct

1. Latasha Byears-LAS .602
2. Ann Wauters-CLE .569
3. Yolanda Griffith-SAC .522
4. Rushia Brown-CLE .518
5. Tari Phillips-NYL .507
6. Maria Stepanova-PHO .507
7. Marie Ferdinand-Harris-UTA .493
8. Trisha Fallon-PHO .490
9. Natalie Williams-UTA .490
10. Andrea Stinson-CHA .484

3-Pt Field Goal Pct

1. Jennifer Azzi-UTA .513
2. Ukari Figgs-LAS .462
3. Edna Campbell-SAC .457
4. Elena Tornikidou-DET .449
5. Andrea Stinson-CHA .446
6. Jackie Stiles-POR .431
7. Crystal Robinson-NYL .417
8. Nadine Malcolm-IND .411
9. Stephanie McCarty-IND .404
10. Sandy Brondello-MIA .394

Free Throw Pct

1. Elena Baranova-MIA .930
2. Allison Feaster-CHA .921
3. Jennifer Azzi-UTA .917
4. Janeth Arcain-HOU .900
5. Dawn Staley-CHA .895
6. Katie Smith-MIN .894
7. Elena Tornikidou-DET .887
8. Nadine Malcolm-IND .871
9. Lisa Harrison-PHO .864
10. Kamila Vodichkova-SEA .864

Minutes Per Game

1. Katie Smith-MIN 38.6
2. Jennifer Azzi-UTA 37.7
3. Tina Thompson-HOU 36.7
4. Janeth Arcain-HOU 36.1
5. Dawn Staley-CHA 36.0
6. Lauren Jackson-SEA 34.5
7. Sheri Sam-MIA 34.4
8. Natalie Williams-UTA 34.3
9. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 33.7
10. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 33.6

Points Per Game

1. Katie Smith-MIN 23.1
2. Lisa Leslie-LAS 19.5
3. Tina Thompson-HOU 19.3
4. Janeth Arcain-HOU 18.5
5. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 16.8
6. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 16.2
7. Tari Phillips-NYL 15.3
8. Lauren Jackson-SEA 15.2
9. Jackie Stiles-POR 14.9
10. Natalie Williams-UTA 14.2

Rebounds Per Game

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 11.2
2. Natalie Williams-UTA 9.9
3. Lisa Leslie-LAS 9.6
4. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 8.8
5. Tari Phillips-NYL 8.0
6. Tina Thompson-HOU 7.8
7. Kristin Folkl-POR 7.7
8. Margo Dydek-UTA 7.6
  Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 7.6
10. Vicky Bullett-WAS 7.2

Assists Per Game

1. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 7.5
2. Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL 6.3
3. Dawn Staley-CHA 5.6
4. Jennifer Azzi-UTA 5.3
5. Kristen Veal-PHO 4.3
6. Michele Timms-PHO 4.1
7. Ukari Figgs-LAS 3.9
8. Tamecka Dixon-LAS 3.9
9. Debbie Black-MIA 3.8
10. Coquese Washington-HOU 3.8

Steals Per Game

1. Debbie Black-MIA 2.6
2. Rita Williams-IND 2.2
3. Nykesha Sales-ORL 2.2
4. Coquese Washington-HOU 2.2
5. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 2.0
6. Tully Bevilaqua-POR 1.9
7. Janeth Arcain-HOU 1.9
8. Lauren Jackson-SEA 1.9
9. Kedra Holland-Corn-SAC 1.8
10. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 1.7

Blocks Per Game

1. Margo Dydek-UTA 3.5
2. Lisa Leslie-LAS 2.3
3. Lauren Jackson-SEA 2.2
4. Maria Stepanova-PHO 2.0
5. Vicky Bullett-WAS 1.8
6. Elena Baranova-MIA 1.8
7. Tangela Smith-SAC 1.7
8. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 1.6
9. Ruth Riley-MIA 1.4
10. Tammy Sutton-Brown-CHA 1.3

Player Efficiency Rating

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 28.4
2. Lisa Leslie-LAS 27.7
3. Andrea Stinson-CHA 23.4
4. Katie Smith-MIN 23.3
5. Janeth Arcain-HOU 23.2
6. Maria Stepanova-PHO 22.5
7. Lauren Jackson-SEA 22.5
8. Latasha Byears-LAS 22.4
9. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 22.2
10. Tina Thompson-HOU 22.2

True Shooting Pct

1. Ann Wauters-CLE .629
2. Ukari Figgs-LAS .622
3. Crystal Robinson-NYL .611
4. Jennifer Azzi-UTA .610
5. Latasha Byears-LAS .609
6. Becky Hammon-NYL .597
7. Kedra Holland-Corn-SAC .580
8. Katie Smith-MIN .577
9. Yolanda Griffith-SAC .576
10. Trisha Fallon-PHO .560

Effective Field Goal Pct

1. Latasha Byears-LAS .604
2. Crystal Robinson-NYL .592
3. Ann Wauters-CLE .569
4. Becky Hammon-NYL .563
5. Kedra Holland-Corn-SAC .560
6. Andrea Stinson-CHA .523
7. Yolanda Griffith-SAC .522
8. Rushia Brown-CLE .521
9. Trisha Fallon-PHO .519
10. Marie Ferdinand-Harris-UTA .512

Offensive Rebound Pct

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 18.9
2. Natalie Williams-UTA 14.6
3. Latasha Byears-LAS 14.3
4. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-ORL 13.7
5. Chasity Melvin-CLE 12.6
6. Tammy Sutton-Brown-CHA 12.6
7. Tari Phillips-NYL 11.6
8. Shalonda Enis-CHA 11.4
9. Rhonda Mapp-LAS 11.4
10. Tammy Jackson-HOU 11.3

Defensive Rebound Pct

1. Kristin Folkl-POR 28.6
2. Wendy Palmer-DET 25.9
3. Margo Dydek-UTA 25.5
4. Lisa Leslie-LAS 25.1
5. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 23.8
6. Sue Wicks-NYL 22.5
7. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 22.2
8. Maria Stepanova-PHO 21.9
9. Natalie Williams-UTA 21.4
10. Tari Phillips-NYL 21.3

Total Rebound Pct

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 20.6
2. Lisa Leslie-LAS 18.4
3. Natalie Williams-UTA 18.3
4. Kristin Folkl-POR 17.6
5. Tari Phillips-NYL 16.5
6. Maria Stepanova-PHO 16.1
7. Wendy Palmer-DET 16.1
8. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 16.1
9. Margo Dydek-UTA 15.9
10. Latasha Byears-LAS 15.8

Assist Pct

1. Michele Timms-PHO 42.5
2. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 39.5
3. Teresa Weatherspoon-NYL 36.1
4. Kristen Veal-PHO 35.1
5. Dawn Staley-CHA 32.3
6. Kate Paye-MIN 31.5
7. Michelle Marciniak-SEA 30.3
8. Helen Darling-CLE 27.1
9. Debbie Black-MIA 26.0
10. Tully Bevilaqua-POR 25.5

Steal Pct

1. Debbie Black-MIA 5.4
2. Katie Douglas-ORL 4.8
3. Michelle Marciniak-SEA 4.7
4. Tully Bevilaqua-POR 4.3
5. Stacey Thomas-POR 4.2
6. Coquese Washington-HOU 4.1
7. Rita Williams-IND 4.0
8. Penny Taylor-CLE 3.9
9. Nykesha Sales-ORL 3.9
10. Kedra Holland-Corn-SAC 3.7

Block Pct

1. Margo Dydek-UTA 9.8
2. Maria Stepanova-PHO 6.7
3. Kelly Schumacher-IND 6.5
4. Lisa Leslie-LAS 6.4
5. Lauren Jackson-SEA 5.9
6. Elena Baranova-MIA 5.7
7. Tammy Sutton-Brown-CHA 5.7
8. Ruth Riley-MIA 5.7
9. Kara Wolters-SAC 5.4
10. Tangela Smith-SAC 4.9

Turnover Pct

1. Sandy Brondello-MIA 8.8
2. Crystal Robinson-NYL 9.1
3. Lauren Jackson-SEA 10.2
4. Alicia Thompson-IND 10.7
5. Merlakia Jones-CLE 11.4
6. Tamika Whitmore-NYL 11.8
7. Katie Smith-MIN 12.0
8. Janeth Arcain-HOU 12.6
9. Tina Thompson-HOU 12.7
10. Vickie Johnson-NYL 12.7

Usage Pct

1. Chamique Holdsclaw-WAS 31.7
2. Tina Thompson-HOU 31.1
3. Lisa Leslie-LAS 29.8
4. Katie Smith-MIN 28.9
5. Janeth Arcain-HOU 28.5
6. Alicia Thompson-IND 27.2
7. Sophia Witherspoon-POR 27.1
8. Lauren Jackson-SEA 27.1
9. Tari Phillips-NYL 27.0
10. Penny Taylor-CLE 26.6

Offensive Rating

1. Crystal Robinson-NYL 122.1
2. Ukari Figgs-LAS 117.9
3. Latasha Byears-LAS 117.9
4. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 115.8
5. Katie Smith-MIN 114.4
6. Jennifer Azzi-UTA 113.9
7. Mwadi Mabika-LAS 113.4
8. Rushia Brown-CLE 109.3
9. Andrea Stinson-CHA 109.2
10. Ann Wauters-CLE 108.4

Defensive Rating

1. Penny Taylor-CLE 82.4
2. Rushia Brown-CLE 84.8
3. Debbie Black-MIA 86.4
4. Elena Baranova-MIA 86.9
5. Mery Andrade-CLE 87.0
6. Chasity Melvin-CLE 87.4
7. Ann Wauters-CLE 87.5
8. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 87.9
9. Sue Wicks-NYL 88.4
10. Merlakia Jones-CLE 88.6

Offensive Win Shares

1. Katie Smith-MIN 7.2
2. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 5.7
3. Lisa Leslie-LAS 4.8
4. Janeth Arcain-HOU 4.5
5. Crystal Robinson-NYL 4.2
6. Andrea Stinson-CHA 4.1
7. Natalie Williams-UTA 3.6
8. Jennifer Azzi-UTA 3.3
9. Tina Thompson-HOU 3.2
10. Latasha Byears-LAS 3.2

Defensive Win Shares

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 2.7
2. Elena Baranova-MIA 2.6
3. Debbie Black-MIA 2.6
4. Merlakia Jones-CLE 2.3
5. Vicky Bullett-WAS 2.3
6. Mery Andrade-CLE 2.3
7. Rushia Brown-CLE 2.3
8. Margo Dydek-UTA 2.2
9. Lisa Leslie-LAS 2.2
10. Sheri Sam-MIA 2.1

Win Shares

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 8.4
2. Katie Smith-MIN 7.5
3. Lisa Leslie-LAS 7.0
4. Janeth Arcain-HOU 6.2
5. Andrea Stinson-CHA 5.4
6. Natalie Williams-UTA 5.1
7. Tina Thompson-HOU 5.0
8. Elena Baranova-MIA 4.9
9. Crystal Robinson-NYL 4.9
10. Rushia Brown-CLE 4.6

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1. Yolanda Griffith-SAC .373
2. Lisa Leslie-LAS .327
3. Katie Smith-MIN .292
4. Rushia Brown-CLE .290
5. Latasha Byears-LAS .289
6. Ann Wauters-CLE .281
7. Chasity Melvin-CLE .270
8. Janeth Arcain-HOU .259
9. Andrea Stinson-CHA .257
10. Penny Taylor-CLE .255

   

League Awards

Most Valuable Player: Lisa Leslie
Rookie of the Year: Jackie Stiles
Defensive Player of the Year: Debbie Black
Most Improved Player: Janeth Arcain

All-WNBA Teams

1st Team
Janeth Arcain
Merlakia Jones
Lisa Leslie
Katie Smith
Natalie Williams
2nd Team
Tamecka Dixon
Yolanda Griffith
Chamique Holdsclaw
Ticha Penicheiro
Tina Thompson