The search for the 2009 WNBA Photo of the Year presented by HP has concluded and our winner is photographer Jesse D. Garrabrant's image of Seattle's Sue Bird celebrating a late-season road win against the New York Liberty.

Garrabrant's photo topped Barry Gossage's shot of San Antonio's Becky Hammon going to the basket against the defense of Phoenix's Tangela Smith in the final round of voting by a margin of 54.4 percent to 45.6 percent.


Shadows

Pass around

Team up

Amazing

Split towers

Passion

Conn-ection

Autographs

Elevation

Flying high

Charge

Reaching

Stretch

We can

Waist up

Up-n-Under

Pass around
63%-37%

Team up
62%-38%

Passion
68%-32%

Conn-ection
54%-46%

Elevation
59%-41%

Charge
72%-28%

Stretch
52%-48%

Up-n-Under
61%-39%

Pass around
52%-48%

Passion
66%-34%

Charge
54%-46%

Up-n-Under
61%-39%

Passion
72%-28%

Up-n-Under
71%-29%

54%-46%
2009 Photo of the Year


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Sky vs. Shock

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Lynx vs. Sun

Maya Moore scores 17 points to help the Lynx beat the Sun, 76-65.

Dream vs. Mystics

Ivory Latta scores 21 points and Kara Lawson adds14 as the surging Mystics beat the Dream, 77-67.

Liberty vs. Mercury

Diana Taurasi records 15 points and 10 assists, Britney Griner adds 18 points as the Mercury roll to their 15th straight win.