WNBA Greatest Moment Presented By AOL.com Unveiled at 2006 WNBA Finals
-- Legendary Half-Court Shot by New York Liberty Star Teresa Weatherspoon Voted Best Ever --
DETROIT, August 30, 2006 - The fans have had their say. The WNBA Greatest Moment presented by AOL.com was unveiled during Game 1 of the WNBA Finals today and a classic moment registered by one of the league's legends will go down in history.
Fans voted Teresa Weatherspoon's half-court, buzzer-beater - a shot that propelled the New York Liberty to victory in Game 2 of the 1999 WNBA Finals and on to a deciding Game 3 against the Houston Comets - as their favorite moment in the WNBA's 10-year history.
Since the launch of the program at the WNBA All-Star Game on July 12, fans have had an opportunity to log on to www.aol.com/wnba to vote for the greatest moments during the league's first decade.
Initial voting was conducted in four distinct categories: Greatest Shot, Greatest Pass, Greatest Milestone and Greatest Inspirational Moment. The winner from each comprised the final ballot, with voting for the top moment taking place between August 9 and August 23.
Fans had a chance to view the clip during halftime of ESPN2's live telecast of Game 1 of the WNBA Finals from Detroit:
Weatherspoon's historic shot
outshined a list of stellar WNBA moments including: