WNBA announces “Top 15 Players of All Time”

The WNBA honored the most influential players since its inception in 1997, and announced today the Top 15 Players of all time during halftime of the All-Star game in San Antonio. The list:

  1. Sue Bird,  Seattle Storm (2002-Current)
  2. Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever (2002-Current)
  3. Cynthia Cooper, Retired, Houston Comets (1997-2000, 2003)
  4. Yolanda Griffith, Retired, Indiana Fever (2009) Previous: Sacramento Monarchs (1999-2007), Seattle Storm (2008)
  5. Becky Hammon, San Antonio Silver Stars (2007-Current), Previous: New York Liberty (1999-2006)
  6. Lauren Jackson, Seattle Storm (2001-Current)   
  7. Lisa Leslie, Retired, Los Angeles Sparks (1997-2006, 2008-2009)
  8. Ticha Penicheiro, Los Angeles Sparks (2010-Current), Previous: Sacramento Monarchs (1998-2009)
  9. Cappie Pondexter, New York Liberty (2010-Current), Previous: Phoenix Mercury (2006-2009)
  10. Katie Smith, Seattle Storm (Current), Previous: Minnesota Lynx (1999-2005), Detroit Shock (2005-2009), Washington Mystics (2010)   
  11. Dawn Staley, Retired, Houston Comets (2006-2006), Charlotte Sting (1999-2005)
  12. Sheryl Swoopes, Tulsa Shock (Current), Previous: Houston Comets (1997-2000, 2002-2007), Seattle Storm (2008)
  13. Diana Taurasi, Phoenix Mercury (2004-Current)
  14. Tina Thompson, Los Angeles Sparks (2009-Current), Previous: Houston Comets (1997-2008)
  15. Teresa Weatherspoon, Retired, Los Angeles Sparks (2004), New York Liberty (1997-2003)
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