2006 WNBA All-Star Game

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2006 WNBA All-Star Game
WNBAAllStarGame2006.jpg
1 2 3 4 Total
West 28 12 16 26 82
East 27 22 30 19 98
Date July 12, 2006
Arena Madison Square Garden
City New York, New York
MVP Katie Douglas
Attendance 12,998
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The 2006 WNBA All-Star Game was played on July 12, 2006 at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York, home of the New York Liberty. The game was the 7th annual WNBA All-Star Game. This was the third time New York has hosted the basketball showcase, after previously hosting the 1999 and 2003 games.

The All-Star Game[edit]

Rosters[edit]

  • 1 Injured
  • 2 Injury replacement
  • 3 Starting in place of injured player
July 12
7:30 p.m.
Western Conference 82, Eastern Conference 98
Pts: Seimone Augustus 16
Rebs: Michelle Snow 11
Asts: Staley, Swoopes, Pondexter 4
Pts: Katie Douglas 16
Rebs: Margo Dydek 9
Asts: Deanna Nolan 7
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Attendance: 12,998
Referees:
  1. 10 Bob Trammel, #22 June Corteau, #30 Lisa Mattingsly

Coaches[edit]

The coach for the Western Conference was Sacramento Monarchs coach John Whisenant. The coach for the Eastern Conference was Connecticut Sun coach Mike Thibault.

Other events[edit]

Three-Point Shootout[edit]

Contestants
Pos. Player Team Made Att. Pct. 1st 2nd
PG United States Dawn Staley Houston Comets 53 124 .427 19 17
SF United States Katie Douglas Connecticut Sun 73 173 .422 14 16
SF United States Katie Smith Detroit Shock 59 161 .366 13
SF United States Diana Taurasi Phoenix Mercury 121 305 .397 9

Skills Challenge[edit]

Contestants
Pos. Player Team Ht. Wt. 1st 2nd
SF United States Seimone Augustus Minnesota Lynx 6–0 179 38.1 28.5
PG United States Sue Bird Seattle Storm 5–9 150 29.2 33.2
SG United States Cappie Pondexter Phoenix Mercury 5–9 160 39.0
SG United States Deanna Nolan Detroit Shock 5-11 144 40.8

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