Annual Awards Highlight Accomplishments of the 2004 WNBA Season

WNBA ANNOUNCES “AWARDS WEEKEND” SCHEDULE

NEW YORK, September 23 – The WNBA Playoffs tipoff tomorrow evening with the Detroit Shock beginning defense of their 2003 championship versus New York at 8 pm ET on NBA TV. On Saturday, September 25 the WNBA will begin presenting its annual awards, which highlight the accomplishments of players and coaches during the regular season. “Awards Weekend” commences with the presentation of the Coach of the Year award and the Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award on Sept. 25.

Following is a schedule of WNBA awards and announcement dates:

AWARDS
ANNOUNCEMENT DATE
Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award presented by Secret
September 25
Coach of the Year
September 25
Defensive Player of the Year presented by Tampax
September 26
Bud Light Peak Performer: Rebounding
September 26
Cascade Dish & Assist
September 26
Most Improved Player
September 27
Rookie of the Year
September 27
Bud Light Peak Performer: Scoring
September 27
All-WNBA Teams presented by Bud Light
October 8
Most Valuable Player presented by General Motors
TBD

 

  • Four networks will carry 2004 WNBA Playoffs action, which tips-off on September 24. ABC, ESPN2, NBA TV and Oxygen provide coverage through Conference Finals. The 2004 WNBA Finals will be televised exclusively on ESPN2. For more information, go to WNBA.com.

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