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2014 WNBA.com GM Survey: Defense

2014 WNBA.com GM Survey: Defense

Who's the best all-around defender in the WNBA? How about in the paint? Or on the perimeter?

Once again, WNBA.com posed questions to the league's general managers to learn what the people who make the decisions really think about these topics and more.

Who will win the Defensive Player of the Year Award?
1. Tamika Catchings 41.7%
Tamika Catchings
2. Angel McCoughtry 25%
3. Brittney Griner 8.3%
Candace Parker 8.3%
Tina Charles 8.3%
Sylvia Fowels 8.3%

Who is the best perimeter defender in the WNBA?
1. Tanisha Wright 41.7%
Tanisha Wright
2. Angel McCoughtry 25%
3. Tamika Catchings 16.7%
Briann January 8.3%
Armintie Herrington 8.3%
Allison Hightower 8.3%

Who is the best interior defender in the WNBA?
1. Sylvia Fowles 33.3%
Sylvia Fowles
2. Brittney Griner 16.7%
Tina Charles 16.7%
4. Angel McCoughtry 8.3%
Erika de Souza 8.3%
Liz Cambage 8.3%
Jayne Appel 8.3%

Who is the best on-the-ball defender in the WNBA?
1. Briann January 36.4%
Briann January
2. Tamika Catchings 18.2%
Tanisha Wright 18.2%
4. Danielle Robinson 9.1%
Armintie Herrington 9.1%
Angel McCoughtry 9.1%

Which player best defends the passing lanes in the WNBA?
1. Angel McCoughtry 81.8%
Angel McCoughtry
2. Tamika Catchings 9.1%
Danielle Robinson 9.1%

Which is the best defensive team in the WNBA?
1. Indiana Fever 58.3%
2. Seattle Storm 8.3%
3. New York Liberty 8.3%
Atlanta Dream 8.3%
Minnesota Lynx 8.3%
Los Angeles Sparks 8.3%

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