Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles was named the 2017 WNBA Most Valuable Player, becoming the ninth different player in nine years to win the award.
Fowles was overcome with emotion in extending thank yous during her heartfelt MVP speech.
Retrace Fowles’ rise from No. 2 draft pick of the Chicago Sky in 2008 to MVP in 2017.
The second WNBA player to win MVP in her 10th season or later, Fowles took a unique journey to the award.
Watch the best highlights from the 6-foot-6 center’s dominant season in leading the Lynx to the league’s best record (27-7).
Go behind the scenes in Minnesota to see the work that went into Fowles’ spectacular season — and hear from the MVP herself.
Syl joined SportsCenter to discuss what winning the award means to her.
After leading the Lynx to a Semifinals win over the Mystics, Fowles joined NBA TV’s GameTime.
Take a look back through Fowles’ MVP season with the best images of the 31-year-old center.