WNBA Peak Performers

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The Women's National Basketball Association Peak Performer Awards are given each year to players who lead the WNBA in scoring, rebounding, and assists. The award has been given since the league's inaugural season, but the honor has varied since then.

Peak Performers[edit]

Year Eastern Conference
Shooting Champion
Team Western Conference
Shooting Champion
Team Ref.
1997 Andrea Congreaves Charlotte Sting Haixia Zheng Los Angeles Sparks
Year Field goal percentage Team Free throw percentage Team Ref.
1998 Isabelle Fijalkowski Cleveland Rockers Sandy Brondello Detroit Shock
1999 Murriel Page Washington Mystics Eva Nemcova Cleveland Rockers
2000 Murriel Page (2) Washington Mystics Jennifer Azzi Utah Starzz
2001 Latasha Byears Los Angeles Sparks Elena Baranova Miami Sol
Year Scoring Team Rebounding Team Ref.
2002 Chamique Holdsclaw Washington Mystics Chamique Holdsclaw Washington Mystics
2003 Lauren Jackson Seattle Storm Chamique Holdsclaw (2) Washington Mystics
2004 Lauren Jackson (2) Seattle Storm Lisa Leslie Los Angeles Sparks
2005 Sheryl Swoopes Houston Comets Cheryl Ford Detroit Shock
2006 Diana Taurasi Phoenix Mercury Cheryl Ford (2) Detroit Shock
Year Scoring Team Rebounding Team Assists Team Ref.
2007 Lauren Jackson (3) Seattle Storm Lauren Jackson Seattle Storm Becky Hammon San Antonio Silver Stars
2008 Diana Taurasi (2) Phoenix Mercury Candace Parker Los Angeles Sparks Lindsay Whalen Connecticut Sun
2009 Diana Taurasi (3) Phoenix Mercury Candace Parker (2) Los Angeles Sparks Sue Bird Seattle Storm
2010 Diana Taurasi (4) Phoenix Mercury Tina Charles Connecticut Sun Ticha Penicheiro Los Angeles Sparks
2011 Diana Taurasi (5) Phoenix Mercury Tina Charles (2) Connecticut Sun Lindsay Whalen (2) Minnesota Lynx
2012 Angel McCoughtry Atlanta Dream Tina Charles (3) Connecticut Sun Lindsay Whalen (3) Minnesota Lynx
2013 Angel McCoughtry (2) Atlanta Dream Sylvia Fowles Chicago Sky Danielle Robinson San Antonio Silver Stars
2014 Maya Moore Minnesota Lynx Courtney Paris Tulsa Shock Diana Taurasi Phoenix Mercury
  • In 1997, the Peak Performers Awards went to the "shooting champions" from each conference.
  • From 1998 until 2002, the Peak Performers Awards went to players who had the best field goal and free throw percentage.
  • In 2007, since Lauren Jackson was the league leader in scoring and rebounds, the WNBA awarded Becky Hammon for leading the league in assists.
  • In 2008, the WNBA added the league leader in assists per game to the Peak Performers award.

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