Ever wonder what WNBA insiders think about the best teams, players and coaches in the league? 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.
If you were starting a franchise today and could sign any player in the WNBA, who would it be?
1. Breanna Stewart = 33%
2. Maya Moore = 25%
3. Nneka Ogwumike = 17%
T-4. Candace Parker, Elena Delle Donne, Tina Charles = 8%
Which team has the best home-court advantage?
1. Minnesota Lynx = 58%
T-2. Phoenix Mercury, Seattle Storm = 17%
3. Dallas Wings = 8%
Which team is the most fun to watch?
1. Los Angeles Sparks = 25%
T-2. Minnesota Lynx, Atlanta Dream = 17%
T-3. Chicago Sky, Dallas Wings, Seattle Storm, Washington Mystics = 8%
Which active player would make the best head coach someday?
1. Sue Bird = 75%
2. Lindsay Whalen = 17%
3. Moriah Jefferson = 8%
Which player do you think has the greatest hunger to win a championship in 2017?
T-1. Tina Charles, Maya Moore = 25%
T-2. Elena Delle Donne, Lindsay Whalen = 17%
3. Sue Bird = 8%
Which player would you want taking a shot with the game on the line?
1. Maya Moore = 58%
2. Diana Taurasi = 33%
3. Alana Beard = 8%
Which player forces opposing coaches to make the most adjustments?
T-1. Brittney Griner, Candace Parker = 25%
2. Maya Moore = 17%
T-3. Breanna Stewart, Diana Taurasi, Nneka Ogwumike, Tina Charles = 8%
What is the single most effective individual offensive move in the game?
T-1. Seimone Augustus’ crossover, Tina Charles’ hook shot, Maya Moore’s pull-up = 17%
T-3. Tina Charles’ fadeaway, Tina Charles’ reverse pivot, Elena Delle Donne’s three-point shot, Nneka Ogwumike’s drop-step, Cappie Pondexter’s step-back jumper = 8%