Dawn Staley has played every one of her WNBA seasons in Charlotte and could be an All-Star again in 2005.
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June 28: Dawn Staley
Charlotte Sting

For all that she does on the court and off the court as far as making her teammates better, Dawn Staley could and probably should win this honor each week. The quintessential women's point guard in the United States and in the game of women's basketball over the past decade and more, Staley is as much a coach on the court as she is in the offseason for the Temple Owls.

Even while the Sting have struggled this season, Staley continues to rack up the assists. In Thursday's loss to the Silver Stars, Staley tallied seven assists and just one turnover. But in Saturday's big 67-61 win over the Liberty at home, Staley had 16 points to go with her eight assists in playing all 40 minutes. She was also 6-6 from the free throw line.

Staley is now tied for third in the WNBA with 5.7 assists per game and second in the league with a 3.50 assists per turnover. She has never averaged less than 5.0 assists per game in any of her previous six WNBA seasons.

She recorded the 1,000th assist of her WNBA career on September 1, 2004 vs. Connecticut and continues to climb
up the career leader rankings in total assists, assists per game, assists per turnover, minutes, minutes per game, free throw percentage, three-point field goals made, steals and points.

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