Postseason Awards: 2005

All-WNBA Teams
All-WNBA First Team
Lauren Jackson, Forward, Seattle Storm
Sheryl Swoopes, Forward, Houston Comets
Yolanda Griffith, Center, Sacramento Monarchs
Deanna Nolan, Guard, Detroit Shock
Sue Bird, Guard, Seattle Storm

All-WNBA Second Team
Tamika Catchings, Forward, Indiana Fever
Taj McWilliams-Franklin, Forward, Connecticut Sun
Lisa Leslie, Center, Los Angeles Sparks
Becky Hammon, Guard, New York Liberty
Diana Taurasi, Guard, Phoenix Mercury

Defensive Player of the Year
Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever

WNBA All-Defensive Teams
First Team
Tamika Catchings, Forward, Indiana Fever
Sheryl Swoopes, Forward, Houston Comets
Yolanda Griffith, Center, Sacramento Monarchs
Tully Bevilaqua, Guard, Indiana Fever
Katie Douglas, Guard, Connecticut Sun

Second Team
Lauren Jackson, Forward, Seattle Storm
Taj McWilliams-Franklin, Forward, Connecticut Sun
Lisa Leslie, Center, Los Angeles Sparks
Alana Beard, Guard, Washington Mystics
Deanna Nolan, Guard, Detroit Shock

Coach of the Year
John Whisenant, Sacramento Monarchs

Most Valuable Player
Sheryl Swoopes, Houston Comets

Rookie of the Year
Temeka Johnson, Washington Mystics

All-Rookie Team
Chelsea Newton, Sacramento Monarchs
Kara Braxton, Detroit Shock
Katie Feenstra, San Antonio Silver Stars
Tan White, Indiana Fever
Temeka Johnson, Washington Mystics

Most Improved Player
Nicole Powell, Sacramento Monarchs

Sportsmanship Award
Taj McWilliams-Franklin, Connecticut Sun

Bud Light Peak Performers
Scoring: Sheryl Swoopes, Houston Comets
Rebounding: Cheryl Ford, Detroit Shock

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