Danielle Robinson Named to the 2014 WNBA All-Defensive Second Team
San Antonio Stars guard, Danielle Robinson, was named to the 2014 WNBA All-Defensive Second Team, the league announced today. Robinson’s inclusion marks her third straight All-Defensive honor.
Robinson, who received 27 points in the voting process, led the Stars and ranked eighth in the WNBA in steals, averaging 1.67 per game in 2014.
The WNBA All-Defensive Second Team also consists of guard Alana Beard of the Los Angeles Sparks (29 points), forward Tamika Catchings of the Indiana Fever (29 points), forward Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx (17 points) and center Sylvia Fowles of the Chicago Sky (17 points).
The WNBA All-Defensive First Team consists of WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury (55 points), forwards Angel McCoughtry (30 points) and Sancho Lyttle (45 points) of the Atlanta Dream, guard Briann January of the Indiana Fever (34 points) and guard Tanisha Wright (30 points) of the Seattle Storm.
A panel of the WNBA’s 12 head coaches voted on the WNBA All-Defensive Team, selecting First- and Second-Teams by position. Coaches were not permitted to vote for players from their own team. Players earned two points for each First Team vote and one point for a Second Team vote.
Robinson and the Stars take on the Minnesota Lynx in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals at the AT&T Center on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 6 p.m. Fans can purchase tickets by visiting SAStars.com or by calling a Stars sales representative at 210-444-5090. Tickets can also be purchased at the AT&T Center Southeast Box Office Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. or on weekend event days starting at 10 a.m.
About the San Antonio Stars
The San Antonio Stars are one of four professional sports franchises owned and operated by Spurs Sports & Entertainment - the San Antonio Spurs (NBA), the Rampage (AHL) and the Austin Toros (NBA Development League) - and play their home games at the SS&E operated AT&T Center. The 2014 season will mark the teams 12th year in San Antonio, as the Utah Starzz relocated to the Alamo City in 2003. In operation since 1997, the WNBA - which features 12 teams - is the most successful women's professional team sports league in the world.