ALL-STAR RESERVES INCLUDE SIX OLYMPIANS
WNBA All-Star Rosters Completed
The 2001 WNBA All-Star Game will be hosted by the Orlando Miracle and the City of Orlando on Monday, July 16 and will be televised nationally on ESPN beginning at 8 p.m. EDT.
Starters for the game were determined by fan votes cast in the WNBA All-Star Balloting Program Presented by Yahoo! Sports. The East starters include forward Chamique Holdsclaw and guard Nikki McCray from Washington, and three players from the New York Liberty: guard Teresa Weatherspoon, forward Vickie Johnson and center Tari Phillips.
Starters for the West include forward Tina Thompson and guard Janeth Arcain from Houston, and another trio of teammates: Sacramento's Yolanda Griffith at center, Ruthie Bolton-Holifield at forward and Ticha Penicheiro at guard.
New York Liberty coach Richie Adubato will guide the Eastern Conference All-Stars for the second consecutive season, while Houston Comets coach Van Chancellor will lead the West squad for the third time. Chancellor and the Western Conference are undefeated in the two previous WNBA All-Star Games.