The results of WNBA.com's 2004 Fans Faves picks

Fan Faves 04: And the Winners Are ...

Sept. 23 -- We nominated. You voted. As the regular season came to an end, WNBA.com asked who you thought was most deserving for each of the four major regular-season awards. With the initial returns are in (it's never too late, you can still go to the pages and vote), here are the winner in the 2004 fan awards:

Most Valuable Player
Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles Sparks (33%)
Leslie was third in the league in scoring (17.6 points per game), first in rebounding (9.9 rpg) and her team had the best regular season record (25-9). Any questions?
Second place: Lauren Jackson, Seattle (22%)
Third place: Tina Thompson, Houston (19%)
Fan-Faves 04: Most Valuable Player


Rookie of the Year
Diana Taurasi, Phoenix Mercury (66%)
Led the Mercury to nine more wins than the year before (from eight to 17), while leading all rookies in scoring with 17.0 points per game.
Second place: Alana Beard, Washington (21%)
Third place: Lindsay Whalen, Connecticut (10%)
Fan-Faves 04: Rookie of the Year


Defensive Player of the Year
Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles Sparks (32%)
Led the league in blocks per game (2.88), defensive rebounds per game (8.1) and finished in the top 15 in steals (1.47 spg).
Second place: Sheryl Swoopes, Houston (28%)
Third place: Tamika Catchings, Indiana (17%)
Fan-Faves 04: Defensive Player of the Year


Coach of the Year
Mike Thibault, Connecticut Sun (32%)
For the second consecutive season, Thibault led the Sun to the postseason. Only this season, the Sun are the top seed in the East.
Second place: Anne Donovan, Seattle (24%)
Third place: Carrie Graf, Phoenix (23%)
Fan-Faves 04: Coach of the Year


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