Postseason Awards: 2001

All-WNBA Teams
All-WNBA First Team
Katie Smith, Forward, Minnesota Lynx
Natalie Williams, Forward, Utah Starzz
Lisa Leslie, Center, Los Angeles Sparks
Janeth Arcain, Guard, Houston Comets
Merlakia Jones, Guard, Cleveland Rockers

All-WNBA Second Team
Tina Thompson, Forward, Houston Comets
Chamique Holdsclaw, Forward, Washington Mystics
Yolanda Grifith, Center, Sacramento Monarchs
Ticha Penicheiro, Guard, Sacramento Monarchs
Tamecka Dixon, Guard, Los Angeles Sparks

Defensive Player of the Year
Debbie Black , Miami Sol

Coach of the Year
Dan Hughes, Cleveland Rockers

WNBA Most Valuable Player presented by Buick:
Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles Sparks

Rookie of the Year
Jackie Stiles, Portland Fire

Most Improved Player
Janeth Arcain, Houston Comets

Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award presented by American General
Sue Wicks, New York Liberty

Bud Light Shooting Champions
Field Goal Percentage: Latasha Byears, Los Angeles Sparks
Free Throw Percentage: Elena Baranova, Miami Sol

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