Postseason Awards: 1997

All-WNBA Teams
All-WNBA First Team
Eva Nemcova, Forward, Cleveland Rockers
Tina Thompson, Forward, Houston Comets
Lisa Leslie, Center, Los Angeles Sparks
Cynthia Cooper, Guard, Houston Comets
Ruthie Bolton-Holifield, Guard, Sacramento Monarchs

All-WNBA Second Team
Wendy Palmer, Forward, Utah Starzz
Rebecca Lobo, Forward, New York Liberty
Jennifer Gillom, Center, Phoenix Mercury
Teresa Weatherspoon, Guard, New York Liberty
Andrea Stinson, Guard, Charlotte Sting

Defensive Player of the Year
Teresa Weatherspoon, New York Liberty

Coach of the Year
Van Chancellor, Houston Comets

MVP
Cynthia Cooper, Houston Comets

Sportsmanship Award
Haixia Zheng, Los Angeles Sparks

Bud Light Shooting Champions
Eastern Conference: Andrea Congreaves, Charlotte Sting
Western Conference: Haixia Zheng, Los Angeles Sparks

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