Broadcaster and "Experts" Predictions for 2006

ESPN analysts Ann Meyers, Rebecca Lobo, Linda Cohn and Nancy Lieberman, as well as writers and editors from ESPN.com and WNBA.com weigh in with their predictions for the WNBA in 2006, and while there is some consensus, pretty much the only thing that's clear is that it is hard to just pick one...

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER

ANN MEYERS
NANCY LIEBERMAN
MECHELLE VOEPEL
REBECCA LOBO
LINDA
COHN
ESPN
ESPN
ESPN.com
ESPN
ESPN
Tina Thompson, Nykesha Sales, Lauren Jackson
Tamika Catchings
Tamika Catchings
Nykesha Sales
Diana Taurasi


ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

MEYERS
LIEBERMAN
VOEPEL
LOBO
COHN
Seimone Augustus
Seimone Augustus
Seimone Augustus
Co-winners Cappie Pondexter and Seimone Augustus.
Seimone Augustus


DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

MEYERS
LIEBERMAN
VOEPEL
LOBO
COHN
Tamika Catchings
Tamika Catchings
Tamika Catchings
Tamika Catchings


COACH OF THE YEAR

MEYERS
LIEBERMAN
VOEPEL
LOBO
COHN
Richie Adubato
Mike Thibault... Finally.
Mike Thibault


MOST IMPROVED TEAM

MEYERS
LIEBERMAN
VOEPEL
LOBO
COHN


EASTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPION

MEYERS
LIEBERMAN
VOEPEL
LOBO
COHN


WESTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPION

MEYERS
LIEBERMAN
VOEPEL
LOBO
COHN


2006 WNBA CHAMPION

MEYERS
LIEBERMAN
VOEPEL
LOBO
COHN



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Fever vs. Sparks

Nneka Ogwumike scores 21 points and Alana Beard adds 17 to help the Sparks beat the Fever, 77-73.

Sky vs. Shock

Odyssey Sims scores 24 points to lead the Shock to a win over the Sky, 79-69.

Lynx vs. Sun

Maya Moore scores 17 points to help the Lynx beat the Sun, 76-65.

Dream vs. Mystics

Ivory Latta scores 21 points and Kara Lawson adds14 as the surging Mystics beat the Dream, 77-67.

Liberty vs. Mercury

Diana Taurasi records 15 points and 10 assists, Britney Griner adds 18 points as the Mercury roll to their 15th straight win.