Defensive Player of the Year

2012
Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever

2011
Sylvia Fowles, Chicago Sky

2010
Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever

2009
Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever

2008
Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles Sparks

2007
Lauren Jackson, Seattle Storm

2006
Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever

2005
Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever

2004
Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles Sparks

2003
Sheryl Swoopes, Houston Comets

2002
Sheryl Swoopes, Houston Comets

2001
Debbie Black , Miami Sol

2000
Sheryl Swoopes, Houston Comets

1999
Yolanda Griffith, Sacramento Monarchs

1998
Teresa Weatherspoon, New York Liberty

1997

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Fever vs. Storm

Tamika Catchings and Marissa Coleman score 16 points apiece to lead the Fever to victory over the Storm 76-67.

Mercury vs. Lynx

Maya Moore scores 20 points to power the Lynx past Phoenix 75-67 on Thursday night, snapping the Mercury's franchise-record 16-game win streak.

Dream vs. Shock

Tiffany Hayes scores a career-high 27 points, Angel McCoughtry adds 21 and Erika DeSouza has 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Dream to a 85-75 victory over Tulsa.

Liberty vs. Sky

Elena Delle Donne, playing for the first time since June 25 while dealing with Lyme disease, scores 10 points in the Sky's 87-74 victory over the Liberty on Thursday night.

Diana Taurasi Interview

Diana Taurasi sits down with LaChina Robinson to talk about the Mercury's hot streak and more.