WNBA records

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The following shows a list of records held by certain players and teams in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).

Contents

Individual[edit]

Scoring[edit]

Most points[edit]

Highest points per game average, career[edit]

Most points, season[edit]

Highest points per game average, season[edit]

  • 25.29 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix 2006
  • 24.12 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix 2008
  • 23.88 – Maya Moore, Minnesota 2014

Most points, game[edit]

  • 53 – Liz Cambage, Dallas vs. New York, July 17, 2018 (Regulation)
  • 51 – Riquna Williams, Tulsa at San Antonio, September 8, 2013 (Regulation)
  • 48 – Maya Moore, Minnesota vs. Atlanta, July 22, 2014 (2OT)
  • 47 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix at Houston, August 10, 2006 (3OT)

Most points, half[edit]

Most points, quarter[edit]

Most points, overtime period[edit]

Most points by a reserve, game[edit]

Highest points per game average by a reserve, season[edit]

Minimum 20 bench appearances

Shooting percentage[edit]

Highest field goal percentage, career[edit]

Minimum 400 field goals

Highest field goal percentage, season[edit]

Highest field goal percentage, game[edit]

Minimum 10 field goals made

Most field goals, none missed, game[edit]

Most field goal attempts, none made, game[edit]

Highest three-point field goal percentage, career[edit]

Minimum 100 field goals

Highest three-point field goal percentage, season[edit]

Minimum 50 attempts

Most three-point field goals, none missed, game[edit]

Most three-point field goal attempts, none made, game[edit]

  • 8 – Tina Thompson, Houston at Utah, June 30, 1998 (2OT)
  • 8 – Crystal Robinson, New York vs. Detroit, June 21, 2000
  • 8 – Crystal Robinson, New York vs. Cleveland, August 4, 2001
  • 8 – by 6 more

Highest free-throw percentage, career[edit]

Minimum 200 free throws

Highest free-throw percentage, season[edit]

Most free throws made, none missed, game[edit]

Most free throw attempts, none made, game[edit]

  • 8 – Cheryl Ford, Detroit at Charlotte, August 6, 2005 (OT)
  • 7 – Nakia Sanford, Washington vs. Atlanta, June 20, 2008
  • 6 – several

Shots made[edit]

Most field goals, career[edit]

  • 2721 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix 2004–2014, 2016–present
  • 2630 – Tina Thompson, Houston 1997–2008, Los Angeles 2009–2011, Seattle 2012–2013
  • 2478 – Candice Dupree, Chicago 2006–2009, Phoenix 2010–2016, Indiana 2017–present

Most field goals, season[edit]

Most field goals, game[edit]

  • 18 – Lauren Jackson, Seattle at Washington, July 24, 2007 (OT)
  • 17 – Lauren Jackson, Seattle vs. Los Angeles, August 6, 2003
  • 17 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix at Houston, August 10, 2006 (3OT)
  • 17 – Jia Perkins, Chicago at Sacramento, June 29, 2007 (2OT)
  • 17 – Betty Lennox, Atlanta at Connecticut, June 27, 2008 (OT)
  • 17 – Riquna Williams, Tulsa at San Antonio, September 8, 2013
  • 17 – Liz Cambage, Dallas vs. New York, July 17, 2018

Most field goals, half[edit]

  • 11 – Linda Burgess, Sacramento vs. Utah, August 15, 1998
  • 11 – Lauren Jackson, Seattle vs. Los Angeles, August 6, 2003
  • 11 – Sheryl Swoopes, Houston at Seattle, August 9, 2005
  • 11 – Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles vs. San Antonio, June 25, 2006

Most field goals, quarter[edit]

Most three-point field goals, career[edit]

  • 1102 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix 2004–2014, 2016–present
  • 906 – Katie Smith, Minnesota 1999–2005, Detroit 2005–2009, Washington 2010, Seattle 2011–2012, New York 2013
  • 855 – Sue Bird, Seattle 2002–2012, 2014–present

Most three-point field goals, season[edit]

  • 121 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix 2006
  • 106 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix 2018
  • 96 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix 2017

Most three-point field goals, game[edit]

  • 9 – Kristi Toliver, Washington at New York, September 10, 2017 (regulation, playoffs)
  • 8 – Riquna Williams, Tulsa at San Antonio, September 8, 2013 (regulation)
  • 8 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix at Houston, August 10, 2006 (3OT)
  • 8 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix at Tulsa, May 25, 2010
  • 8 - Shekinna Stricklen, Connecticut at Dallas, July 22, 2018 (regulation)

Most three-point field goals, half[edit]

  • 7 – Renee Montgomery, Atlanta at New York, August 12, 2018
  • 6 – Sue Bird, Seattle at Detroit, August 8, 2006
  • 6 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix at Tulsa, May 25, 2010
  • 6 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix at Seattle, September 9, 2011
  • 6 – Sami Whitcomb, New York at Seattle, May 26 2017

Most three-point field goals, quarter[edit]

  • 5 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix at Tulsa, May 25, 2010
  • 5 – Maya Moore, Indiana at Minnesota, September 17, 2012
  • 5 – Maya Moore, Los Angeles at Minnesota, June 24, 2016

Most free throws, career[edit]

Most free throws, season[edit]

Most free throws, game[edit]

Most free throws, half[edit]

  • 15 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix vs. Houston, September 7, 2008
  • 14 – Tina Thompson, Houston vs. Sacramento, June 11, 2007
  • 13 – by many

Most free throws, quarter[edit]

Shot attempts[edit]

Most attempts, career[edit]

  • 6300 – Tina Thompson, Houston 1997–2008, Los Angeles 2009–2011, Seattle 2012–2013
  • 6253 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix 2004–2014, 2016–present
  • 5803 – Cappie Pondexter, Phoenix 2006–2009, New York 2010–2014, Chicago 2014–2017, Las Vegas 2018, Indiana 2018–present

Most attempts, season[edit]

Most attempts, game[edit]

  • 33 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix at Houston, August 10, 2006 (3OT)
  • 33 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix at Seattle, July 14, 2010 (3OT)
  • 32 – Betty Lennox, Atlanta at Connecticut, June 27, 2008 (OT)

Most attempts, half[edit]

Most attempts, quarter[edit]

  • 12 – Sylvia Fowles, Chicago at Phoenix, August 1, 2010
  • 11 – by many

Most three-point attempts, career[edit]

  • 2984 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix 2004–2014, 2016–present
  • 2466 – Katie Smith, Minnesota 1999–2005, Detroit 2005–2009, Washington 2010, Seattle 2011–2012, New York 2013
  • 2198 – Sue Bird, Seattle 2002–2012, 2014–present

Most three-point attempts, season[edit]

  • 305 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix 2006
  • 277 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix 2018
  • 259 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix 2007

Most three-point attempts, game[edit]

  • 16 – Kristi Toliver, Washington at New York, September 10, 2017 (playoffs)
  • 16 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix at Houston, August 10, 2006 (3OT)
  • 15 – Ruthie Bolton-Holifield, Sacramento at Cleveland, July 10, 1997
  • 15 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix vs. Washington, July 2, 2006
  • 15 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix vs. Sacramento, August 13, 2006
  • 15 – Diana Taurasi, Phoenix at Sacramento, August 17, 2007
  • 15 – Shanna Crossley, San Antonio at Minnesota, August 19, 2007

Most three-point attempts, half[edit]

Most three-point attempts, quarter[edit]

  • 9 – Amber Jacobs, Minnesota vs. Phoenix, July 3, 2007
  • 8 – Shanna Zolman, San Antonio vs. Phoenix, August 2, 2007
  • 7 – by many

Most free throw attempts, career[edit]

Most free throw attempts, season[edit]

Most free throw attempts, game[edit]

  • 24 – Cynthia Cooper, Houston vs. Sacramento, July 3, 1998
  • 24 – Tina Charles, Phoenix vs. Connecticut, June 29, 2013
  • 21 – Swin Cash, Detroit vs. Miami, June 28, 2002 (OT)

Most free throw attempts, half[edit]

Most free throw attempts, quarter[edit]

  • 13 – Shavonte Zellous, Detroit at Atlanta, June 26, 2009
  • 12 – Izi Castro Marques, Atlanta vs. Los Angeles, June 27, 2010
  • 11 – Shavonte Zellous, Detroit at Washington, August 11, 2009

Rebounds[edit]

Most rebounds, career[edit]

Highest rebounds per game average, career[edit]

Minimum 100 games

  • 10.15 – Tina Charles, Connecticut 2010–2013, New York 2014–present
  • 9.90 – Sylvia Fowles, Chicago 2008–2014, Minnesota 2015–present
  • 9.73 – Cheryl Ford, Detroit 2003–2009

Most rebounds, season[edit]

Highest rebounds per game average, season[edit]

Most rebounds, game[edit]

  • 24 – Chamique Holdsclaw, Washington at Charlotte, May 23, 2003
  • 23 – Michelle Snow, Houston at Minnesota, August 4, 2006
  • 23 – Tina Charles, Connecticut vs. Phoenix, June 25, 2010
  • 23 – Tina Charles, Connecticut vs. Los Angeles, June 28, 2011

Most rebounds, half[edit]

Most rebounds, quarter[edit]

Most offensive rebounds, career[edit]

  • 1078 – Rebekkah Brunson, Sacramento 2004–2009, Minnesota 2010–present
  • 1062 – Taj McWilliams-Franklin, Orlando 1999–2002, Connecticut 2003–2006, Los Angeles 2007, Washington 2008, Detroit 2008–2009, New York 2010, Minnesota 2011–2012
  • 1049 – Yolanda Griffith, Sacramento 1999–2007, Seattle 2008, Indiana 2009

Most offensive rebounds, season[edit]

  • 162 – Yolanda Griffith, Sacramento 2001
  • 148 – Yolanda Griffith, Sacramento 2000
  • 141 – Yolanda Griffith, Sacramento 1999

Most offensive rebounds, game[edit]

Most offensive rebounds, half[edit]

Most offensive rebounds, quarter[edit]

Most defensive rebounds, career[edit]

Most defensive rebounds, season[edit]

Most defensive rebounds, game[edit]

Most defensive rebounds, half[edit]

Most defensive rebounds, quarter[edit]

Assists[edit]

Most assists, career[edit]

  • 2831 – Sue Bird, Seattle 2002–2012, 2014–present
  • 2599 – Ticha Penicheiro, Sacramento 1998–2009, Los Angeles 2010–2011, Chicago 2012
  • 2345 – Lindsay Whalen, Connecticut 2004–2009, Minnesota 2010–2018

Highest assists per game average, career[edit]

Minimum 100 games

Most assists, season[edit]

Highest assists per game average, season[edit]

Most assists, game[edit]

  • 16 – Ticha Penicheiro, Sacramento at Cleveland, July 29, 1998
  • 16 – Ticha Penicheiro, Sacramento vs. Los Angeles, August 3, 2002
  • 15 – Ticha Penicheiro, Sacramento at Cleveland, July 15, 2003
  • 15 – Cappie Pondexter, Phoenix vs. Sacramento, July 15, 2009
  • 15 – Ticha Penicheiro, Los Angeles vs. Chicago, August 4, 2010
  • 15 – Courtney Vandersloot, Chicago vs. Dallas, July 20, 2018
  • 15 – Courtney Vandersloot, Chicago vs Connecticut, August 10,2018

Most assists, half[edit]

  • 11 – Ticha Penicheiro, Sacramento at Cleveland, July 29, 1998
  • 11 – Ticha Penicheiro, Sacramento at Utah, June 26, 2000
  • 11 – Ticha Penicheiro, Sacramento vs. Los Angeles, August 3, 2002

Most assists, quarter[edit]

  • 8 – Lindsay Whalen, Minnesota vs. Connecticut, August 3, 2010
  • 7 – Shannon Johnson, San Antonio at Los Angeles, July 3, 2006
  • 7 – Nikki Teasley, Washington at San Antonio, July 21, 2006
  • 7 – Sue Bird, Seattle at Chicago, June 12, 2007
  • 7 – Loree Moore, New York at Washington, July 18, 2009
  • 7 – Ticha Penicheiro, Sacramento at Los Angeles, August 14, 2009
  • 7 – Ticha Penicheiro, Sacramento at Atlanta, August 25, 2009
  • 7 – Temeka Johnson, Phoenix at Atlanta, June 29, 2010

Most assists, no turnovers, game[edit]

Steals[edit]

Most steals, career[edit]

Highest steals per game average, career[edit]

Minimum 100 games

Most steals, season[edit]

Highest steals per game average, season[edit]

Most steals, game[edit]

Most steals, half[edit]

Most steals, quarter[edit]

  • 5 – by many

Blocks[edit]

Most blocks, career[edit]

  • 877 – Margo Dydek, Utah 1998–2002, San Antonio 2003–2004, Connecticut 2005–2007, Los Angeles 2008
  • 822 – Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles 1997–2006, 2008–2009
  • 586 – Lauren Jackson, Seattle 2001–2012

Highest blocks per game average, career[edit]

Minimum 100 games

  • 3.17 – Brittney Griner, Phoenix 2013–present
  • 2.72 – Margo Dydek, Utah 1998–2002, San Antonio 2003–2004, Connecticut 2005–2007, Los Angeles 2008
  • 2.26 – Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles 1997–2006, 2008–2009

Most blocks, season[edit]

Highest blocks per game average, season[edit]

Most blocks, game[edit]

Most blocks, half[edit]

  • 7 – Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles vs. Detroit, September 9, 2004
  • 7 – Margo Dydek, Connecticut vs. San Antonio, June 4, 2005
  • 6 – by many

Most blocks, quarter[edit]

  • 5 – Brittney Griner, Phoenix vs. Chicago, September 7, 2014
  • 4 – by many

Other Statistics[edit]

Most turnovers, season[edit]

Most turnovers, game[edit]

Least Team Turnovers, Half

• 0 – New York at Minnesota, July 15, 2016

Most personal fouls, season[edit]

Most personal fouls, game[edit]

  • 6 – by many

Most personal fouls, half[edit]

  • 6 – by many

Most personal fouls, quarter[edit]

  • 5 – by many

Most disqualifications, career[edit]

  • 42 – Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles 1997–2006, 2008–2009
  • 24 – Tangela Smith, Sacramento 1998–2004, Charlotte 2005–2006, Phoenix 2007–2010, Indiana 2011, San Antonio 2012
  • 21 – Natalie Williams, Utah 1999–2002, Indiana 2003–2005
  • 21 – Ruth Riley, Miami 2001–2002, Detroit 2003–2006, San Antonio 2007–2011, Chicago 2012, Atlanta 2013

Most disqualifications, season[edit]

Fewest minutes before disqualification, game[edit]

  • 5 – Sharon Manning, Miami at Detroit, July 26, 2000
  • 7 – Rushia Brown, Cleveland vs. Utah, July 24, 1999
  • 8 – Asjha Jones, Washington at Portland, June 28, 2002
  • 8 – LaTonya Johnson, Utah vs. Los Angeles, August 9, 2002
  • 8 – Vanessa Hayden, Minnesota vs. Los Angeles, May 31, 2006

Team[edit]

Scoring[edit]

Highest points per game average, season[edit]

  • 93.9 – Phoenix 2010
  • 92.8 – Phoenix 2009
  • 89.0 – Phoenix 2007
  • 89.0 – Phoenix 2011

Most points, game[edit]

  • 127 – Phoenix at Minnesota, July 24, 2010 (2OT)
  • 124 – Minnesota vs. Phoenix, July 24, 2010 (2OT)
  • 123 – Phoenix at Tulsa, July 22, 2010

Most points, half[edit]

  • 72 – Detroit vs. Phoenix, July 8, 2007 (2nd)
  • 70 – Minnesota at Phoenix, September 3, 2008 (2nd)
  • 69 – Phoenix vs. Minnesota, July 29, 2010 (1st)

Most points, quarter[edit]

Most points, overtime period[edit]

Lowest points per game average, season[edit]

  • 56.9 – Seattle 2000
  • 57.2 – Miami 2000
  • 60.0 – Seattle 2001

Fewest points, game[edit]

  • 34 – Washington at Cleveland, May 31, 2001
  • 35 – Miami vs. Cleveland, June 24, 2001
  • 36 – Seattle vs. Cleveland, June 14, 2001
  • 36 – Washington vs. Miami, August 8, 2001

Fewest points, half[edit]

Fewest points, quarter[edit]

Largest margin of victory, game[edit]

Largest margin of victory, road game[edit]

Largest deficits overcome to win[edit]

Most points by all reserves, game[edit]

Highest points per game average by all reserves, season[edit]

Field goals and percentage[edit]

Most field goals, game[edit]

Most three-point field goals, game[edit]

Highest field goal percentage, game[edit]

Fewest field goals, game[edit]

Fewest three-point field goals, game[edit]

  • 0 – by many

Lowest field goal percentage, game[edit]

Most field goal attempts, game[edit]

  • 100 – Seattle at Phoenix, July 14, 2010 (3OT)
  • 98 – Phoenix vs. Seattle, July 14, 2010 (3OT)
  • 97 – Phoenix vs. Atlanta, July 19, 2008

Most three-point field goal attempts, game[edit]

Rebounds[edit]

Most rebounds, game[edit]

Fewest rebounds, game[edit]

Most offensive rebounds, game[edit]

Fewest offensive rebounds, game[edit]

Most defensive rebounds, game[edit]

Fewest defensive rebounds, game[edit]

Assists[edit]

Most assists, game[edit]

Most assists, team, game[edit]

Fewest assists, game[edit]

Turnovers[edit]

Most turnovers, game[edit]

Fewest turnovers, game[edit]

Team miscellaneous[edit]

  • Highest winning percentage, season – .900, Houston 1998
  • Highest winning percentage, home games, season – 1.000, Los Angeles 2001; Seattle 2010
  • Highest winning percentage, road games, season – .867, Houston 1998
  • Lowest winning percentage, season – .088, Tulsa 2011
  • Lowest winning percentage, home games, season – .059, Atlanta 2008
  • Lowest winning percentage, road games, season – .000, Washington 1998
  • Most wins, season – 29, Phoenix 2014
  • Most losses, season – 31, Tulsa 2011
  • Most consecutive games won – 18, Los Angeles 2001
  • Most consecutive home games won – 28, Los Angeles 2000–2002
  • Most consecutive road games won – 12, Los Angeles 2000
  • Most consecutive wins to begin season – 13, Minnesota 2016
  • Most consecutive losses to begin season – 17, Atlanta 2008
  • Most consecutive games lost – 20, Tulsa 2011
  • Most consecutive home games lost – 13, San Antonio 2016–2017
  • Most consecutive road games lost – 21, Phoenix 2001–2002
  • Most overtime periods, game – 4, Washington at Seattle, July 3, 2001

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nneka Ogwumike Career Regular Season Averages". WNBA.com. Retrieved 26 August 2017. 

External links[edit]