Hammon Named All-WNBA
Hammon had a stellar season in 2005. She led the team in points (13.9), assists (4.3) and steals (1.76) per game, as well as free throw percentage (.901). The 5'6" guard was also fourth on the team in rebounding (3.35 rpg). In her seventh season, Hammon finished the year ranked in several WNBA Top 10 lists. She was the top free throw shooter in the league. Hammon also ranked sixth in steals, eighth in assists and 10th in points per game. For her efforts, Hammon was named a starter to the 2005 WNBA All-Star Team.
The 2005 All-WNBA Teams follow:
Forward: Sheryl Swoopes - Houston Comets
Forward: Lauren Jackson - Seattle Storm
Guard: Deanna Nolan - Detroit Shock
Guard: Sue Bird - Seattle Storm
Center: Yolanda Griffith - Sacramento Monarchs
Forward: Tamika Catchings - Indiana Fever
Forward: Taj McWilliams-Franklin - Connecticut Sun
Guard: Becky Hammon - New York Liberty
Guard: Diana Taurasi - Phoenix Mercury
Center: Lisa Leslie - Los Angeles Sparks
Each All-WNBA player receives a Tiffany-designed trophy. In addition, Bud Light will present $10,000 to each member of the First Team and $5,000 to each member of the Second Team.