WNBA Awards 2016

2016 WNBA awards update here after completion of WNBA 2016 season ...

WNBA Awards 2015

Player of the Week award

For games
played beginning
Eastern Conference Western Conference
Player Team Player Team
June 5, 2015 Elena Delle Donne Chicago Sky DeWanna Bonner Phoenix Mercury
June 15, 2015 Elena Delle Donne Chicago Sky Skylar Diggins Tulsa Shock
June 22, 2015 Elena Delle Donne Chicago Sky Lindsay Whalen Minnesota Lynx
June 29, 2015 Tamika Catchings Indiana Fever Nneka Ogwumike Los Angeles Sparks
July 6, 2015 Cappie Pondexter Chicago Sky Maya Moore Minnesota Lynx
July 13, 2015 Tina Charles New York Liberty Maya Moore Minnesota Lynx
July 20, 2015 Tina Charles New York Liberty Maya Moore Minnesota Lynx
August 3, 2015 Elena Delle Donne Chicago Sky Brittney Griner Phoenix Mercury
August 10, 2015 Epiphanny Prince New York Liberty Maya Moore Minnesota Lynx
August 17, 2015 Elena Delle Donne Chicago Sky Candace Parker Los Angeles Sparks
August 24, 2015 Epiphanny Prince New York Liberty Odyssey Sims Tulsa Shock
August 31, 2015 Courtney Vandersloot Chicago Sky Candace Parker Los Angeles Sparks
September 7, 2015 Kelsey Bone Connecticut Sun Monique Currie Phoenix Mercury

Player of the Month award

For games played Eastern Conference Western Conference
Player Team Player Team
June 2015 Elena Delle Donne Chicago Sky Skylar Diggins Tulsa Shock
July 2015 Tina Charles New York Liberty Maya Moore Minnesota Lynx
August 2015 Epiphanny Prince New York Liberty Candace Parker Los Angeles Sparks

Rookie of the Month award

For games played Player Team
June 2015 Natalie Achonwa Indiana Fever
July 2015 Jewell Loyd Seattle Storm
August 2015 Kiah Stokes New York Liberty

Postseason awards

Award Winner Position Team Votes/Statistic
Most Valuable Player Award Elena Delle Donne Forward / Guard Chicago Sky 385 out of 999
Finals MVP Award Sylvia Fowles Center Minnesota Lynx  
Rookie of the Year Award Jewell Loyd Guard Seattle Storm 21 out of 39
Most Improved Player Award Kelsey Bone Center Connecticut Sun 14 out of 39
Defensive Player of the Year Award Brittney Griner Center Phoenix Mercury 33 out of 39
Sixth Woman of the Year Award Allie Quigley Guard Chicago Sky 24 out of 39
Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award DeLisha Milton-Jones Forward Atlanta Dream 11 out of 39
Peak Performer: Points Elena Delle Donne Forward / Guard Chicago Sky 23.4 PPG
Peak Performer: Rebounds Courtney Paris Center Tulsa Shock 9.3 RPG
Peak Performer: Assists Courtney Vandersloot Guard Chicago Sky 5.8 APG
Coach of the Year Award Bill Laimbeer Coach New York Liberty 23 out of 39
Team Guard Guard Forward Forward Center
All-WNBA First Team DeWanna Bonner Angel McCoughtry Elena Delle Donne Maya Moore Tina Charles
All-WNBA Second Team Epiphanny Prince Courtney Vandersloot Candace Parker Tamika Catchings Brittney Griner
All-Defensive First Team Briann January Angel McCoughtry Nneka Ogwumike Tamika Catchings Brittney Griner
All-Defensive Second Team Tanisha Wright DeWanna Bonner Sancho Lyttle Tina Charles Kiah Stokes
All-Rookie Team Jewell Loyd
Ana Dabović
Brittany Boyd Ramu Tokashiki Natalie Achonwa Kiah Stokes

WNBA Awards 2014

2014 Player of the Week Award

For games
played beginning
Eastern Conference Western Conference
Player Team Player Team
May 16, 2014 Elena Delle Donne Chicago Sky Maya Moore Minnesota Lynx
May 26, 2014 Briann January Indiana Fever Lindsay Whalen Minnesota Lynx
June 2, 2014 Erika de Souza Atlanta Dream Diana Taurasi Phoenix Mercury
June 9, 2014 Alex Bentley Connecticut Sun Skylar Diggins Tulsa Shock
June 16, 2014 Angel McCoughtry Atlanta Dream Brittney Griner Phoenix Mercury
June 23, 2014 Sancho Lyttle Atlanta Dream Nneka Ogwumike Los Angeles Sparks
June 30, 2014 Tina Charles New York Liberty Diana Taurasi Phoenix Mercury
July 7, 2014 Angel McCoughtry Atlanta Dream Maya Moore Minnesota Lynx
July 14, 2014 Tamika Catchings Indiana Fever Maya Moore Minnesota Lynx
July 21, 2014 Ivory Latta Washington Mystics Maya Moore Minnesota Lynx
July 28, 2014 Tina Charles New York Liberty Maya Moore Minnesota Lynx
August 4, 2014 Allie Quigley Chicago Sky Brittney Griner Phoenix Mercury
August 11, 2014 Shoni Schimmel Atlanta Dream Kristi Toliver Los Angeles Sparks

Player of the Month award

For games played Eastern Conference Western Conference
Player Team Player Team
May 2014 Elena Delle Donne Chicago Sky Maya Moore Minnesota Lynx
June 2014 Angel McCoughtry Atlanta Dream Diana Taurasi Phoenix Mercury
July 2014 Tina Charles New York Liberty Maya Moore Minnesota Lynx
August 2014        

Rookie of the Month Award

For games played Player Team
May 2014 Chiney Ogwumike Connecticut Sun
June 2014 Chiney Ogwumike Connecticut Sun
July 2014 Odyssey Sims Tulsa Shock
August 2014 Odyssey Sims Tulsa Shock

Postseason Awards

Award Winner Position Team Votes/Statistic
Most Valuable Player Award Maya Moore Forward Minnesota Lynx  
Finals MVP Award        
Rookie of the Year Award        
Most Improved Player Award        
Defensive Player of the Year Award        
Sixth Woman of the Year Award        
Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award        
Peak Performer: Points Maya Moore Forward Minnesota Lynx 23.9 PPG
Peak Performer: Rebounds Courtney Paris Center Tulsa Shock 10.2 RPG
Peak Performer: Assists Courtney Vandersloot Guard Chicago Sky 5.6 APG
Coach of the Year Award   Coach    

WNBA Awards 2013

WNBA Most Valuable Player 2013 - Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks)
WNBA Most Improved Player 2013 - Shavonte Zellous (Indiana Fever)
WNBA Best Sixth Woman of the Year 2013 - Riquna Williams (Tulsa Shock)
WNBA Defensive Player of the Year 2013 - Sylvia Fowle (Chicago Sky)
WNBA Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award  2013 - Swin Cash /Tamika Catchings (Chicago Sky, Indiana Fever)
WNBA Rookie of the Year 2013 - Elena Delle Donne (Chicago Sky)
WNBA Coach of the Year 2013 - Mike Thibault (Washington Mystics)

WNBA Awards 2012

WNBA Most Valuable Player 2012 - Tina Charles
WNBA Most Improved Player 2012 - Kristi Toliver
WNBA Best Sixth Woman of the Year 2012 -Renee Montgomery
WNBA Defensive Player of the Year 2012 - Tamika Catchings 
WNBA Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award  2012 -Kara Lawson 
WNBA Rookie of the Year 2012 - Nneka Ogwumike
WNBA Coach of the Year 2012 -Carol Ross

WNBA Awards 2011

WNBA Most Valuable Player 2011 - Tamika Catchings
WNBA Most Improved Player 2011 - Kia Vaughn
WNBA Best Sixth Woman of the Year 2011 -DeWanna Bonner
WNBA Defensive Player of the Year 2011 - Sylvia Fowles
WNBA Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award  2011 - Sue Bird, Ruth Riley
WNBA Rookie of the Year 2011 - Maya Moore
WNBA Coach of the Year 2011 - Cheryl Reeve

WNBA Awards 2010

Most Valuable Player - Lauren Jackson
Most Improved Player - Leilani Mitchel
Best Sixth Woman of the Year - DeWanna Bonner 
Defensive Player of the Year - Tamika Catchings
Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award - Kim Perot
Rookie of the Year - Tina Charles
Coach of the Year - Brian Agler

WNBA Awards 2009

Most Valuable Player - Diana Taurasi 
Most Improved Player - Crystal Langhorne 
Best Sixth Woman of the Year - DeWanna Bonner 
Defensive Player of the Year - Tamika Catchings
Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award - Kara Lawson
Rookie of the Year - Angel McCoughtry
Coach of the Year - Marynell Meadors