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The All-WNBA Team is an annual Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) honor bestowed on the best players in the league following every WNBA season. The voting is conducted by a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the United States. The team has been selected in every season of the league's existence, dating back to its inaugural season in 1997. The All-WNBA Team is composed of two five-woman lineups—a first and second team, comprising a total of 10 roster spots.

Players receive five points for a first team vote and three points for a second team vote. The top five players with the highest point total make the first team, with the next five making the second team.

Lisa Leslie, Tamika Catchings and Diana Taurasi hold the record for the most total selections with twelve. Taurasi holds the record for the most First Team selections with nine, while Leslie follows with eight.

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SelectionsEdit

Player (X) Denotes the number of times the player has been selected
Player
(in bold text)
Indicates the player who won the WNBA Most Valuable Player in the same year[a]

1997 to presentEdit

Season First team Second team
Player Nationality Team Player Nationality Team
1997 Eva Němcová   Czech Republic Cleveland Rockers Wendy Palmer   United States Utah Starzz
Tina Thompson   United States Houston Comets Rebecca Lobo   United States New York Liberty
Lisa Leslie   United States Los Angeles Sparks Jennifer Gillom   United States Phoenix Mercury
Cynthia Cooper   United States Houston Comets Teresa Weatherspoon   United States New York Liberty
Ruthie Bolton-Holifield   United States Sacramento Monarchs Andrea Stinson   United States Charlotte Sting
1998 Tina Thompson (2)   United States Houston Comets Eva Němcová (2)   Czech Republic Cleveland Rockers
Sheryl Swoopes   United States Houston Comets Cindy Brown   United States Detroit Shock
Jennifer Gillom (2)   United States Phoenix Mercury Lisa Leslie (2)   United States Los Angeles Sparks
Suzie McConnell Serio   United States Cleveland Rockers Teresa Weatherspoon (2)   United States New York Liberty
Cynthia Cooper (2)   United States Houston Comets Andrea Stinson (2)   United States Charlotte Sting
1999 Sheryl Swoopes (2)   United States Houston Comets Chamique Holdsclaw   United States Washington Mystics
Natalie Williams   United States Utah Starzz Tina Thompson (3)   United States Houston Comets
Yolanda Griffith   United States Sacramento Monarchs Lisa Leslie (3)   United States Los Angeles Sparks
Cynthia Cooper (3)   United States Houston Comets Teresa Weatherspoon (3)   United States New York Liberty
Ticha Penicheiro   Portugal Sacramento Monarchs Shannon Johnson   United States Orlando Miracle
2000 Sheryl Swoopes (3)   United States Houston Comets Katie Smith   United States Minnesota Lynx
Natalie Williams (2)   United States Utah Starzz Tina Thompson (4)   United States Houston Comets
Lisa Leslie (4)   United States Los Angeles Sparks Yolanda Griffith (2)   United States Sacramento Monarchs
Cynthia Cooper (4)   United States Houston Comets Teresa Weatherspoon (4)   United States New York Liberty
Ticha Penicheiro (2)   Portugal Sacramento Monarchs Shannon Johnson (2)   United States Orlando Miracle
Betty Lennox   United States Minnesota Lynx
2001 Katie Smith (2)   United States Minnesota Lynx Tina Thompson (5)   United States Houston Comets
Natalie Williams (3)   United States Utah Starzz Chamique Holdsclaw (2)   United States Washington Mystics
Lisa Leslie (5)   United States Los Angeles Sparks Yolanda Griffith (3)   United States Sacramento Monarchs
Janeth Arcain   Brazil Houston Comets Ticha Penicheiro (3)   Portugal Sacramento Monarchs
Merlakia Jones   United States Cleveland Rockers Tamecka Dixon   United States Los Angeles Sparks
2002 Tamika Catchings   United States Indiana Fever Tina Thompson (6)   United States Houston Comets
Sheryl Swoopes (4)   United States Houston Comets Chamique Holdsclaw (3)   United States Washington Mystics
Lisa Leslie (6)   United States Los Angeles Sparks Tari Phillips   United States New York Liberty
Sue Bird   United States Seattle Storm Katie Smith (3)   United States Minnesota Lynx
Mwadi Mabika   DR Congo Los Angeles Sparks Shannon Johnson (3)   United States Orlando Miracle
2003 Lauren Jackson   Australia Seattle Storm Sheryl Swoopes (5)   United States Houston Comets
Tamika Catchings (2)   United States Indiana Fever Swin Cash   United States Detroit Shock
Lisa Leslie (7)   United States Los Angeles Sparks Cheryl Ford   United States Detroit Shock
Katie Smith (4)   United States Minnesota Lynx Nikki Teasley   United States Los Angeles Sparks
Sue Bird (2)   United States Seattle Storm Deanna Nolan   United States Detroit Shock
2004 Lauren Jackson (2)   Australia Seattle Storm Tamika Catchings (3)   United States Indiana Fever
Tina Thompson (7)   United States Houston Comets Swin Cash (2)   United States Detroit Shock
Lisa Leslie (8)   United States Los Angeles Sparks Yolanda Griffith (4)   United States Sacramento Monarchs
Diana Taurasi   United States Phoenix Mercury Nikki Teasley (2)   United States Los Angeles Sparks
Sue Bird (3)   United States Seattle Storm Nykesha Sales   United States Connecticut Sun
2005 Lauren Jackson (3)   Australia Seattle Storm Tamika Catchings (4)   United States Indiana Fever
Sheryl Swoopes (6)   United States Houston Comets Taj McWilliams-Franklin   United States Connecticut Sun
Yolanda Griffith (5)   United States Sacramento Monarchs Lisa Leslie (9)   United States Los Angeles Sparks
Deanna Nolan (2)   United States Detroit Shock Becky Hammon   United States New York Liberty
Sue Bird (4)   United States Seattle Storm Diana Taurasi (2)   United States Phoenix Mercury
2006 Lisa Leslie (10)   United States Los Angeles Sparks Cheryl Ford (2)   United States Detroit Shock
Diana Taurasi (3)   United States Phoenix Mercury Alana Beard   United States Washington Mystics
Tamika Catchings (5)   United States Indiana Fever Taj McWilliams-Franklin (2)   United States Connecticut Sun
Lauren Jackson (4)   Australia Seattle Storm Seimone Augustus   United States Minnesota Lynx
Katie Douglas   United States Connecticut Sun Sheryl Swoopes (7)   United States Houston Comets
2007 Lauren Jackson (5)   Australia Seattle Storm Tamika Catchings (6)   United States Indiana Fever
Becky Hammon (2)   United States San Antonio Silver Stars Katie Douglas (2)   United States Connecticut Sun
Diana Taurasi (4)   United States Phoenix Mercury Tina Thompson (8)   United States Houston Comets
Deanna Nolan (3)   United States Detroit Shock Seimone Augustus (2)   United States Minnesota Lynx
Penny Taylor   Australia Phoenix Mercury Sophia Young   St. Vincent San Antonio Silver Stars
2008 Candace Parker   United States Los Angeles Sparks Sue Bird (5)   United States Seattle Storm
Lisa Leslie (11)   United States Los Angeles Sparks Becky Hammon (3)   United States San Antonio Silver Stars
Lindsay Whalen   United States Connecticut Sun Asjha Jones   United States Connecticut Sun
Diana Taurasi (5)   United States Phoenix Mercury Deanna Nolan (4)   United States Detroit Shock
Sophia Young (2)   St. Vincent San Antonio Silver Stars Lauren Jackson (6)   Australia Seattle Storm
2009 Diana Taurasi (6)   United States Phoenix Mercury Candace Parker (2)   United States Los Angeles Sparks
Tamika Catchings (7)   United States Indiana Fever Sophia Young (3)   St. Vincent San Antonio Silver Stars
Lauren Jackson (7)   Australia Seattle Storm Lisa Leslie (12)   United States Los Angeles Sparks
Becky Hammon (4)   United States San Antonio Silver Stars Katie Douglas (3)   United States Indiana Fever
Cappie Pondexter   United States Phoenix Mercury Deanna Nolan (5)   United States Detroit Shock
2010 Lauren Jackson (8)   Australia Seattle Storm Sue Bird (6)   United States Seattle Storm
Cappie Pondexter (2)   United States New York Liberty Angel McCoughtry   United States Atlanta Dream
Tamika Catchings (8)   United States Indiana Fever Crystal Langhorne   United States Washington Mystics
Diana Taurasi (7)   United States Phoenix Mercury Tina Charles   United States Connecticut Sun
Sylvia Fowles   United States Chicago Sky Katie Douglas (4)   United States Indiana Fever
2011 Tamika Catchings (9)   United States Indiana Fever Penny Taylor (2)   Australia Phoenix Mercury
Angel McCoughtry (2)   United States Atlanta Dream Seimone Augustus (3)   United States Minnesota Lynx
Tina Charles (2)   United States Connecticut Sun Sylvia Fowles (2)   United States Chicago Sky
Diana Taurasi (8)   United States Phoenix Mercury Sue Bird (7)   United States Seattle Storm
Lindsay Whalen (2)   United States Minnesota Lynx Cappie Pondexter (3)   United States New York Liberty
2012 Tina Charles (3)   United States Connecticut Sun Maya Moore   United States Minnesota Lynx
Candace Parker (3)   United States Los Angeles Sparks Sylvia Fowles (3)   United States Chicago Sky
Tamika Catchings (10)   United States Indiana Fever Kristi Toliver   United States Los Angeles Sparks
Cappie Pondexter (4)   United States New York Liberty Lindsay Whalen (3)   United States Minnesota Lynx
Seimone Augustus (4)   United States Minnesota Lynx Sophia Young (4)   United States San Antonio Silver Stars
2013 Maya Moore (2)   United States Minnesota Lynx Tamika Catchings (11)   United States Indiana Fever
Candace Parker (4)   United States Los Angeles Sparks Elena Delle Donne   United States Chicago Sky
Sylvia Fowles (4)   United States Chicago Sky Tina Charles (4)   United States Connecticut Sun
Diana Taurasi (9)   United States Phoenix Mercury Angel McCoughtry (3)   United States Atlanta Dream
Lindsay Whalen (4)   United States Minnesota Lynx Seimone Augustus (5)   United States Minnesota Lynx
2014 Maya Moore (3)   United States Minnesota Lynx Angel McCoughtry (4)   United States Atlanta Dream
Candace Parker (5)   United States Los Angeles Sparks Nneka Ogwumike   United States Los Angeles Sparks
Brittney Griner   United States Phoenix Mercury Tina Charles (5)   United States New York Liberty
Diana Taurasi (10)   United States Phoenix Mercury Seimone Augustus (6)   United States Minnesota Lynx
Skylar Diggins-Smith   United States Tulsa Shock Lindsay Whalen (5)   United States Minnesota Lynx
Danielle Robinson   United States San Antonio Stars
2015 Elena Delle Donne (2)   United States Chicago Sky Candace Parker (6)   United States Los Angeles Sparks
Tina Charles (6)   United States New York Liberty Brittney Griner (2)   United States Phoenix Mercury
Maya Moore (4)   United States Minnesota Lynx Tamika Catchings (12)   United States Indiana Fever
DeWanna Bonner   United States Phoenix Mercury Epiphanny Prince   United States New York Liberty
Angel McCoughtry (5)   United States Atlanta Dream Courtney Vandersloot   United States Chicago Sky
2016 Elena Delle Donne (3)   United States Chicago Sky Angel McCoughtry (6)   United States Atlanta Dream
Tina Charles (7)   United States New York Liberty Sylvia Fowles (5)   United States Minnesota Lynx
Maya Moore (5)   United States Minnesota Lynx Diana Taurasi (11)   United States Phoenix Mercury
Nneka Ogwumike (2)   United States Los Angeles Sparks Breanna Stewart   United States Seattle Storm
Sue Bird (8)   United States Seattle Storm Jewell Loyd   United States Seattle Storm
2017 Sylvia Fowles (6)   United States Minnesota Lynx Nneka Ogwumike (3)   United States Los Angeles Sparks
Tina Charles (8)   United States New York Liberty Jonquel Jones   Bahamas Connecticut Sun
Skylar Diggins-Smith (2)   United States Dallas Wings Chelsea Gray   United States Los Angeles Sparks
Candace Parker (7)   United States Los Angeles Sparks Brittney Griner (3)   United States Phoenix Mercury
Maya Moore (6)   United States Minnesota Lynx Diana Taurasi (12)   United States Phoenix Mercury
2018 Breanna Stewart (2)   United States Seattle Storm Candace Parker (8)   United States Los Angeles Sparks
Elena Delle Donne (4)   United States Washington Mystics Skylar Diggins-Smith (3)   United States Dallas Wings
Liz Cambage   Australia Dallas Wings Courtney Vandersloot (2)   United States Chicago Sky
Tiffany Hayes   United States Atlanta Dream Brittney Griner (4)   United States Phoenix Mercury
Diana Taurasi (13)   United States Phoenix Mercury Maya Moore (7)   United States Minnesota Lynx

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "All-WNBA Teams". WNBA.com. WNBA. Archived from the original on 22 December 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-18.