• September 18, 2021

Phoenix’s Griner, Connecticut’s Jones and Chicago’s Vandersloot earn 2019 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner, Connecticut Sun forward/center Jonquel Jones and Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot won the 2019 WNBA Peak Performer Awards in scoring, rebounding and assists. Griner, Jones and Vandersloot all earned the same awards in the 2017 season.

  • Griner averaged 20.7 points in 31 games to earn her second scoring title.
  • Jones averaged 9.7 rebounds in 34 games to secure her second rebounding title in four seasons.
  • Vandersloot averaged a WNBA-record 9.1 assists in 33 games, breaking her own record of 8.6 assists set last season. She also set the WNBA single-season record for total assists with 300, shattering her own mark of 258 set in 2018. Vandersloot recorded at least 10 assists 12 times this season.  On July 21, she set the WNBA season high for assists with 14 against the Fever.

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