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2006 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
Connecticut Sun* 26 8 .765 78.9 71.1 28 6
Detroit Shock* 23 11 .676 3.0 74.3 70.1 24 10
Indiana Fever* 21 13 .618 5.0 71.6 68.1 23 11
Washington Mystics* 18 16 .529 8.0 80.8 78.1 21 13
New York Liberty 11 23 .324 15.0 69.8 78.1 6 28
Charlotte Sting 11 23 .324 15.0 72.2 75.6 12 22
Chicago Sky 5 29 .147 21.0 68.3 79.0 4 30
Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G PW PL
Los Angeles Sparks* 25 9 .735 75.7 72.8 22 12
Sacramento Monarchs* 21 13 .618 4.0 74.6 70.7 23 11
Houston Comets* 18 16 .529 7.0 73.7 72.0 20 14
Seattle Storm* 18 16 .529 7.0 77.8 75.7 20 14
Phoenix Mercury 18 16 .529 7.0 87.1 84.7 20 14
San Antonio Silver Stars 13 21 .382 12.0 74.2 76.6 13 21
Minnesota Lynx 10 24 .294 15.0 74.2 80.4 8 26

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 Phoenix Mercury 34 6900 1079 2434 .443 265 722 .367 814 1712 .475 537 684 .785 334 811 1145 640 275 127 442 741 2960 87.1 95.8 107.5
2 Washington Mystics* 34 6850 1016 2199 .462 187 522 .358 829 1677 .494 528 715 .738 330 770 1100 576 306 113 541 784 2747 80.8 92.3 104.3
3 Connecticut Sun* 34 6825 982 2216 .443 174 510 .341 808 1706 .474 545 675 .807 342 926 1268 630 252 153 514 530 2683 78.9 91.6 103.0
4 Seattle Storm* 34 6800 961 2124 .452 160 475 .337 801 1649 .486 562 712 .789 327 821 1148 514 232 127 570 682 2644 77.8 91.5 102.0
5 Los Angeles Sparks* 34 6825 962 2195 .438 111 377 .294 851 1818 .468 540 726 .744 350 852 1202 610 296 129 534 679 2575 75.7 92.0 98.5
6 Sacramento Monarchs* 34 6875 919 2190 .420 157 461 .341 762 1729 .441 542 741 .731 418 720 1138 509 330 88 542 670 2537 74.6 88.9 99.6
7 Detroit Shock* 34 6825 919 2220 .414 136 414 .329 783 1806 .434 553 746 .741 406 880 1286 572 213 137 537 711 2527 74.3 90.4 98.3
8 San Antonio Silver Stars 34 6800 915 2255 .406 189 556 .340 726 1699 .427 504 672 .750 354 814 1168 540 246 83 488 610 2523 74.2 91.1 97.8
9 Minnesota Lynx 34 6825 945 2211 .427 148 419 .353 797 1792 .445 485 681 .712 340 804 1144 491 193 113 530 654 2523 74.2 91.7 96.7
10 Houston Comets* 34 6925 928 2098 .442 169 472 .358 759 1626 .467 482 678 .711 303 822 1125 532 252 84 566 617 2507 73.7 89.7 96.8
11 Charlotte Sting 34 6825 864 2178 .397 176 544 .324 688 1634 .421 552 777 .710 347 747 1094 527 315 155 574 734 2456 72.2 93.3 92.5
12 Indiana Fever* 34 6850 873 2144 .407 171 551 .310 702 1593 .441 518 676 .766 339 755 1094 501 354 93 528 606 2435 71.6 88.8 96.1
13 New York Liberty 34 6875 822 2069 .397 216 645 .335 606 1424 .426 512 650 .788 285 736 1021 475 252 112 576 674 2372 69.8 88.8 93.2
14 Chicago Sky 34 6800 858 2175 .394 157 536 .293 701 1639 .428 449 643 .698 357 680 1037 509 277 125 527 674 2322 68.3 89.5 91.6
League Average 34 6843 932 2193 .425 173 515 .335 759 1679 .452 522 698 .748 345 796 1141 545 271 117 534 669 2558 75.2 91.1 98.5

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 Indiana Fever* 34 6850 883 2043 .432 137 444 .309 746 1599 .467 413 559 .739 288 773 1061 507 259 105 617 685 2316 68.1 88.8 91.4
2 Detroit Shock* 34 6825 840 2165 .388 175 561 .312 665 1604 .415 529 702 .754 324 760 1084 474 275 108 506 733 2384 70.1 90.4 92.7
3 Sacramento Monarchs* 34 6875 872 2021 .431 156 507 .308 716 1514 .473 504 661 .762 294 725 1019 507 244 143 633 687 2404 70.7 88.9 94.4
4 Connecticut Sun* 34 6825 948 2357 .402 163 508 .321 785 1849 .425 358 500 .716 370 783 1153 528 273 103 486 646 2417 71.1 91.6 92.8
5 Houston Comets* 34 6925 928 2232 .416 148 496 .298 780 1736 .449 445 615 .724 337 787 1124 526 298 89 519 705 2449 72.0 89.7 94.6
6 Los Angeles Sparks* 34 6825 873 2184 .400 196 570 .344 677 1614 .419 534 721 .741 336 746 1082 565 284 128 556 636 2476 72.8 92.0 94.7
7 Charlotte Sting 34 6825 911 2149 .424 155 465 .333 756 1684 .449 594 791 .751 370 870 1240 522 286 125 619 707 2571 75.6 93.3 96.9
8 Seattle Storm* 34 6800 940 2218 .424 164 484 .339 776 1734 .448 531 707 .751 322 709 1031 520 297 115 485 683 2575 75.7 91.5 99.3
9 San Antonio Silver Stars 34 6800 974 2262 .431 165 459 .359 809 1803 .449 490 640 .766 372 865 1237 560 254 129 480 641 2603 76.6 91.1 100.9
10 New York Liberty 34 6875 966 2153 .449 171 461 .371 795 1692 .470 553 722 .766 341 832 1173 508 270 134 485 668 2656 78.1 88.8 104.4
11 Washington Mystics* 34 6850 909 2102 .432 204 553 .369 705 1549 .455 635 851 .746 321 720 1041 583 252 89 573 687 2657 78.1 92.3 100.9
12 Chicago Sky 34 6800 971 2147 .452 200 536 .373 771 1611 .479 545 736 .740 379 860 1239 623 262 120 535 584 2687 79.0 89.5 106.0
13 Minnesota Lynx 34 6825 1004 2314 .434 179 542 .330 825 1772 .466 548 719 .762 372 832 1204 625 308 124 438 633 2735 80.4 91.7 104.9
14 Phoenix Mercury 34 6900 1023 2360 .433 203 618 .328 820 1742 .471 630 852 .739 408 875 1283 578 231 126 537 669 2879 84.7 95.8 104.5
League Average 34 6843 932 2193 .425 173 515 .335 759 1679 .452 522 698 .748 345 796 1141 545 271 117 534 669 2558 75.2 91.1 98.5

Minutes Played

1. Diana Taurasi-PHO 1152
2. Katie Smith-DET 1137
3. Seimone Augustus-MIN 1124
4. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 1111
5. Deanna Nolan-DET 1088
6. Tamika Catchings-IND 1071
7. Cappie Pondexter-PHO 1067
8. Sue Bird-SEA 1065
9. Sophia Young-SAS 1057
  Tamika Whitmore-IND 1057

Field Goals

1. Diana Taurasi-PHO 298
2. Seimone Augustus-MIN 283
3. Lisa Leslie-LAS 257
4. Alana Beard-WAS 232
5. Cappie Pondexter-PHO 219
6. Tamika Whitmore-IND 199
7. Lauren Jackson-SEA 193
8. Betty Lennox-SEA 191
9. Candice Dupree-CHI 186
10. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 180

Field Goal Attempts

1. Diana Taurasi-PHO 660
2. Seimone Augustus-MIN 620
3. Lisa Leslie-LAS 503
4. Cappie Pondexter-PHO 495
5. Alana Beard-WAS 469
6. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 436
7. Tamika Whitmore-IND 435
8. Deanna Nolan-DET 425
9. Betty Lennox-SEA 423
  Tangela Smith-CHA 423

3-Pt Field Goals

1. Diana Taurasi-PHO 121
2. Katie Douglas-CON 73
3. Kelly Mazzante-CHA 64
4. Katie Smith-DET 59
5. Sue Bird-SEA 56
6. Nicole Powell-SAC 55
  Agnieszka Bibrzycka-SAS 55
8. Dawn Staley-HOU 53
9. Nikki Teasley-WAS 52
  Shameka Christon-NYL 52

3-Pt Field Goal Attempts

1. Diana Taurasi-PHO 305
2. Katie Douglas-CON 173
3. Kelly Mazzante-CHA 167
4. Katie Smith-DET 161
5. Agnieszka Bibrzycka-SAS 157
6. Nicole Powell-SAC 156
  Shameka Christon-NYL 156
8. Sue Bird-SEA 153
9. Nikki Teasley-WAS 151
10. Amanda Lassiter-CHI 149

Free Throws

1. Lauren Jackson-SEA 170
2. Tamika Catchings-IND 165
3. Lisa Leslie-LAS 158
4. Monique Currie-CHA 149
5. Seimone Augustus-MIN 148
6. Diana Taurasi-PHO 143
7. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 139
  Cappie Pondexter-PHO 139
9. Cheryl Ford-DET 129
10. Tamika Whitmore-IND 115

Free Throw Attempts

1. Lisa Leslie-LAS 243
2. Tamika Catchings-IND 204
3. Cheryl Ford-DET 199
4. Lauren Jackson-SEA 189
5. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 185
6. Monique Currie-CHA 184
7. Diana Taurasi-PHO 183
8. Seimone Augustus-MIN 165
9. Cappie Pondexter-PHO 163
10. Tammy Sutton-Brown-CHA 155

Offensive Rebounds

1. Cheryl Ford-DET 130
2. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-CON 104
3. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 87
4. Sophia Young-SAS 85
5. Chasity Melvin-WAS 84
6. Lisa Leslie-LAS 83
7. Michelle Snow-HOU 78
  Erin Perperoglou-SAC 78
9. Rebekkah Brunson-SAC 77
10. Katie Mattera-SAS 74

Defensive Rebounds

1. Lisa Leslie-LAS 240
2. Cheryl Ford-DET 233
3. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-CON 202
4. Michelle Snow-HOU 191
5. Sophia Young-SAS 172
  Tamika Catchings-IND 172
7. Margo Dydek-CON 171
8. Lauren Jackson-SEA 160
9. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 149
10. Kamila Vodichkova-PHO 141

Total Rebounds

1. Cheryl Ford-DET 363
2. Lisa Leslie-LAS 323
3. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-CON 306
4. Michelle Snow-HOU 269
5. Sophia Young-SAS 257
6. Tamika Catchings-IND 240
7. Lauren Jackson-SEA 230
8. Chasity Melvin-WAS 224
9. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 219
10. Katie Mattera-SAS 209

Assists

1. Nikki Teasley-WAS 183
2. Sue Bird-SEA 162
3. Temeka Johnson-LAS 161
4. Lindsay Whalen-CON 153
5. Diana Taurasi-PHO 139
6. Dawn Staley-HOU 133
7. Deanna Nolan-DET 124
8. Loree Moore-NYL 122
  Vickie Johnson-SAS 122
10. Tamika Catchings-IND 119

Steals

1. Tamika Catchings-IND 94
2. Tully Bevilaqua-IND 71
3. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 64
4. Katie Douglas-CON 62
5. Loree Moore-NYL 61
  Sue Bird-SEA 61
7. Shannon Johnson-SAS 60
8. Alana Beard-WAS 59
9. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 58
10. Sophia Young-SAS 57

Blocks

1. Margo Dydek-CON 85
2. Lisa Leslie-LAS 57
3. Tammy Sutton-Brown-CHA 55
4. Lauren Jackson-SEA 51
5. Ruth Riley-DET 49
6. Vanessa Hayden-MIN 44
7. Shameka Christon-NYL 42
8. Michelle Snow-HOU 38
9. Tamika Catchings-IND 35
10. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-CON 31

Turnovers

1. Lisa Leslie-LAS 126
2. Betty Lennox-SEA 98
3. Tamika Whitmore-IND 94
4. Amber Jacobs-MIN 90
  Alana Beard-WAS 90
6. Sue Bird-SEA 88
  Michelle Snow-HOU 88
  Swin Cash-DET 88
9. Deanna Nolan-DET 86
10. Shameka Christon-NYL 82

Personal Fouls

1. Michelle Snow-HOU 121
2. Nakia Sanford-WAS 118
  Vanessa Hayden-MIN 118
4. Lisa Leslie-LAS 115
5. Cheryl Ford-DET 114
6. Ruth Riley-DET 110
7. Chasity Melvin-WAS 109
8. Shameka Christon-NYL 105
  Barbara Farris-NYL 105
  Tammy Sutton-Brown-CHA 105

Points

1. Diana Taurasi-PHO 860
2. Seimone Augustus-MIN 744
3. Lisa Leslie-LAS 680
4. Cappie Pondexter-PHO 624
5. Alana Beard-WAS 614
6. Lauren Jackson-SEA 585
7. Tamika Whitmore-IND 528
8. Katie Douglas-CON 525
9. Tamika Catchings-IND 521
10. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 482

Field Goal Pct

1. Erin Perperoglou-SAC .537
2. Lauren Jackson-SEA .535
3. Bernadette Ngoyisa-CHI .528
4. Chasity Melvin-WAS .520
5. Nakia Sanford-WAS .518
6. Janell Burse-SEA .511
7. Lisa Leslie-LAS .511
8. Michelle Snow-HOU .510
9. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-CON .498
10. Cheryl Ford-DET .498

3-Pt Field Goal Pct

1. Laurie Koehn-WAS .524
2. Erin Thorn-NYL .431
3. DeLisha Milton-Jones-WAS .430
4. Dawn Staley-HOU .427
5. Katie Douglas-CON .422
6. Tina Thompson-HOU .417
7. Nykesha Sales-CON .400
8. Kara Lawson-SAC .398
9. Diana Taurasi-PHO .397
10. Amber Jacobs-MIN .392

Free Throw Pct

1. Becky Hammon-NYL .960
2. Kara Lawson-SAC .923
3. Katie Smith-DET .912
4. Lindsay Whalen-CON .903
5. Lauren Jackson-SEA .899
6. Seimone Augustus-MIN .897
7. Mwadi Mabika-LAS .889
8. Chamique Holdsclaw-LAS .884
9. Erin Phillips-CON .880
10. Agnieszka Bibrzycka-SAS .868

Minutes Per Game

1. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 35.8
2. Diana Taurasi-PHO 33.9
3. Tamika Catchings-IND 33.5
4. Katie Smith-DET 33.4
5. Cappie Pondexter-PHO 33.3
6. Tina Thompson-HOU 33.1
7. Seimone Augustus-MIN 33.1
8. Deanna Nolan-DET 32.0
9. Katie Douglas-CON 31.3
10. Sue Bird-SEA 31.3

Points Per Game

1. Diana Taurasi-PHO 25.3
2. Seimone Augustus-MIN 21.9
3. Lisa Leslie-LAS 20.0
4. Cappie Pondexter-PHO 19.5
  Lauren Jackson-SEA 19.5
6. Alana Beard-WAS 19.2
7. Tina Thompson-HOU 18.7
8. Katie Douglas-CON 16.4
9. Tamika Catchings-IND 16.3
10. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 15.5

Rebounds Per Game

1. Cheryl Ford-DET 11.3
2. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-CON 9.6
3. Lisa Leslie-LAS 9.5
4. Michelle Snow-HOU 7.9
5. Lauren Jackson-SEA 7.7
6. Sophia Young-SAS 7.6
7. Tamika Catchings-IND 7.5
8. Kamila Vodichkova-PHO 6.7
9. Janell Burse-SEA 6.6
10. Chasity Melvin-WAS 6.6

Assists Per Game

1. Nikki Teasley-WAS 5.4
2. Temeka Johnson-LAS 5.0
3. Sue Bird-SEA 4.8
4. Lindsay Whalen-CON 4.6
5. Diana Taurasi-PHO 4.1
6. Dawn Staley-HOU 3.9
7. Tamika Catchings-IND 3.7
8. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 3.7
9. Becky Hammon-NYL 3.7
10. Shannon Johnson-SAS 3.7

Steals Per Game

1. Tamika Catchings-IND 2.9
2. Tully Bevilaqua-IND 2.1
3. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 2.1
4. Katie Douglas-CON 1.9
5. Shannon Johnson-SAS 1.9
6. Alana Beard-WAS 1.8
7. Loree Moore-NYL 1.8
  Sue Bird-SEA 1.8
9. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 1.7
10. Sophia Young-SAS 1.7

Blocks Per Game

1. Margo Dydek-CON 2.5
2. Tammy Sutton-Brown-CHA 1.8
3. Lauren Jackson-SEA 1.7
4. Lisa Leslie-LAS 1.7
5. Ruth Riley-DET 1.4
6. Vanessa Hayden-MIN 1.3
7. Shameka Christon-NYL 1.2
8. Kelly Schumacher-NYL 1.2
9. Michelle Snow-HOU 1.1
10. Tamika Catchings-IND 1.1

Player Efficiency Rating

1. Lauren Jackson-SEA 34.9
2. Diana Taurasi-PHO 28.0
3. Lisa Leslie-LAS 27.9
4. Tamika Catchings-IND 26.1
5. Alana Beard-WAS 25.2
6. Cheryl Ford-DET 24.9
7. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 23.1
8. Erin Perperoglou-SAC 23.0
9. Penny Taylor-PHO 22.9
10. Seimone Augustus-MIN 22.8

True Shooting Pct

1. Lauren Jackson-SEA .658
2. Erin Perperoglou-SAC .602
3. Tamara Moore-LAS .592
4. Dominique Canty-HOU .590
5. Amber Jacobs-MIN .584
6. Diana Taurasi-PHO .581
7. Chantelle Anderson-SAS .580
8. Dawn Staley-HOU .579
  Katie Douglas-CON .579
10. Alana Beard-WAS .574

Effective Field Goal Pct

1. Lauren Jackson-SEA .575
2. Diana Taurasi-PHO .543
3. Amber Jacobs-MIN .542
4. Erin Perperoglou-SAC .537
5. DeLisha Milton-Jones-WAS .536
6. Alana Beard-WAS .534
7. Iziane Castro Marques-SEA .534
8. Katie Douglas-CON .533
9. Bernadette Ngoyisa-CHI .528
10. Tina Thompson-HOU .523

Offensive Rebound Pct

1. Cheryl Ford-DET 16.5
2. Rebekkah Brunson-SAC 15.5
3. DeMya Walker-SAC 15.1
4. Erin Perperoglou-SAC 14.2
5. Sancho Lyttle-HOU 13.4
6. Katie Mattera-SAS 13.1
7. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-CON 12.7
8. Tamika Raymond-MIN 12.7
9. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 12.3
10. Bernadette Ngoyisa-CHI 11.6

Defensive Rebound Pct

1. Cheryl Ford-DET 28.7
2. Lisa Leslie-LAS 26.4
3. Adrian Williams-Strong-MIN 25.9
4. Rebekkah Brunson-SAC 25.9
5. Katie Mattera-SAS 24.5
6. Margo Dydek-CON 24.2
7. Sancho Lyttle-HOU 23.3
8. Michelle Snow-HOU 22.9
9. Lauren Jackson-SEA 22.5
10. Kamila Vodichkova-PHO 21.7

Total Rebound Pct

1. Cheryl Ford-DET 22.7
2. Rebekkah Brunson-SAC 20.4
3. Katie Mattera-SAS 18.7
4. Lisa Leslie-LAS 18.5
5. Sancho Lyttle-HOU 18.5
6. Adrian Williams-Strong-MIN 17.8
7. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-CON 17.3
8. Lauren Jackson-SEA 16.9
9. Michelle Snow-HOU 16.6
10. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 16.3

Assist Pct

1. Temeka Johnson-LAS 34.4
2. Nikki Teasley-WAS 30.2
3. Lindsay Whalen-CON 28.8
4. Becky Hammon-NYL 27.4
5. Sue Bird-SEA 26.3
6. Kristin Haynie-SAC 25.8
7. Helen Darling-CHA 24.6
8. Loree Moore-NYL 24.3
9. Shannon Johnson-SAS 24.2
10. Doneeka Lewis-LAS 24.0

Steal Pct

1. Tamika Catchings-IND 4.7
2. Sherill Baker-NYL 4.0
3. Tully Bevilaqua-IND 3.8
4. Ticha Penicheiro-SAC 3.7
5. Ashley Battle-NYL 3.7
6. Shannon Johnson-SAS 3.6
7. Sancho Lyttle-HOU 3.5
8. Loree Moore-NYL 3.5
9. Kelly Mazzante-CHA 3.3
10. Katie Douglas-CON 3.2

Block Pct

1. Margo Dydek-CON 8.4
2. Vanessa Hayden-MIN 8.0
3. Tammy Sutton-Brown-CHA 5.6
4. Ruth Riley-DET 4.8
5. Lauren Jackson-SEA 4.7
6. Lisa Leslie-LAS 4.6
7. Janel McCarville-CHA 3.9
8. Kelly Schumacher-NYL 3.8
9. Shameka Christon-NYL 3.5
10. Katie Mattera-SAS 3.1

Turnover Pct

1. Cappie Pondexter-PHO 7.4
2. Lauren Jackson-SEA 8.3
3. Seimone Augustus-MIN 9.3
4. Sophia Young-SAS 9.5
5. Nykesha Sales-CON 9.5
6. Diana Taurasi-PHO 9.6
7. Adrian Williams-Strong-MIN 10.4
8. Penny Taylor-PHO 10.4
9. Candice Dupree-CHI 11.5
10. Mwadi Mabika-LAS 12.0

Usage Pct

1. Lisa Leslie-LAS 31.6
2. Diana Taurasi-PHO 30.9
3. Seimone Augustus-MIN 30.5
4. Alana Beard-WAS 28.2
5. Betty Lennox-SEA 28.0
6. Tina Thompson-HOU 26.6
7. DeMya Walker-SAC 26.1
8. Lauren Jackson-SEA 25.8
9. Tamika Whitmore-IND 25.8
10. Vanessa Hayden-MIN 25.6

Offensive Rating

1. Lauren Jackson-SEA 135.3
2. Kristen Rasmussen-PHO 116.4
3. Cappie Pondexter-PHO 116.1
4. Diana Taurasi-PHO 115.9
5. Erin Perperoglou-SAC 115.2
6. Penny Taylor-PHO 114.7
7. Katie Smith-DET 113.2
8. Cheryl Ford-DET 113.0
9. Tamara Moore-LAS 111.9
10. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 110.7

Defensive Rating

1. Tamika Catchings-IND 84.6
2. Margo Dydek-CON 85.5
3. Cheryl Ford-DET 86.3
4. Lisa Leslie-LAS 88.1
5. Sancho Lyttle-HOU 88.4
6. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-CON 90.0
7. Michelle Snow-HOU 91.0
8. Ebony Hoffman-IND 91.1
9. Plenette Pierson-DET 91.6
10. Ruth Riley-DET 91.7

Offensive Win Shares

1. Lauren Jackson-SEA 7.4
2. Diana Taurasi-PHO 6.8
3. Cappie Pondexter-PHO 5.1
4. Seimone Augustus-MIN 4.1
5. Alana Beard-WAS 4.0
6. Tamika Catchings-IND 4.0
7. Cheryl Ford-DET 3.6
8. Katie Douglas-CON 3.5
9. Lisa Leslie-LAS 3.3
10. Katie Smith-DET 3.2

Defensive Win Shares

1. Tamika Catchings-IND 3.7
2. Lisa Leslie-LAS 3.0
3. Cheryl Ford-DET 2.9
4. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-CON 2.6
5. Sheryl Swoopes-HOU 2.5
6. Margo Dydek-CON 2.4
7. Michelle Snow-HOU 2.4
8. Tully Bevilaqua-IND 2.3
9. Deanna Nolan-DET 2.3
10. Tamika Whitmore-IND 2.2

Win Shares

1. Lauren Jackson-SEA 8.8
2. Tamika Catchings-IND 7.7
3. Diana Taurasi-PHO 6.7
4. Cheryl Ford-DET 6.6
5. Lisa Leslie-LAS 6.3
6. Katie Douglas-CON 5.6
7. Alana Beard-WAS 5.2
8. Taj McWilliams-Franklin-CON 5.2
9. Yolanda Griffith-SAC 5.1
10. Cappie Pondexter-PHO 4.8

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1. Lauren Jackson-SEA .500
2. Tamika Catchings-IND .343
3. Cheryl Ford-DET .342
4. Erin Perperoglou-SAC .299
5. Lisa Leslie-LAS .291
6. Yolanda Griffith-SAC .287
7. Diana Taurasi-PHO .281
8. Katie Douglas-CON .266
9. Margo Dydek-CON .266
10. Alana Beard-WAS .253

   

League Awards

Most Valuable Player: Lisa Leslie
Rookie of the Year: Seimone Augustus
Defensive Player of the Year: Tamika Catchings
Most Improved Player: Erin Perperoglou

All-WNBA Teams

1st Team
Tamika Catchings
Katie Douglas
Lauren Jackson
Lisa Leslie
Diana Taurasi
2nd Team
Seimone Augustus
Alana Beard
Cheryl Ford
Taj McWilliams-Franklin
Sheryl Swoopes