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.
Which team will win the 2021 WNBA Finals?
1. Las Vegas Aces – 58%
T2. Chicago Sky, Washington Mystics – 17%
4. Los Angeles Sparks – 8%
Which Eastern Conference team will have the most regular season wins?
1. Chicago Sky – 75%
2. Washginton Mystics – 25%
Which Western Conference team will have the most regular season wins?
1. Las Vegas Aces – 92%
2. Los Angeles Sparks – 8%
Who will win the 2021 WNBA MVP?
1. Breanna Stewart, Seattle Storm – 67%
T2. Tina Charles, Washington Mystics; Candace Parker, Chicago Sky; Courtney Vandersloot, Chicago Sky; A’ja Wilson, Las Vegas Aces – 8%
Who will win Rookie of the Year?
1. Aari McDonald, Atlanta Dream – 25%
T-2. Charli Coller, Dallas Wings; Awak Kuier, Dallas Wings; Michaela Onyenwere, New York Liberty – 17%
T-5. DiJonai Carrington, Connecticut Sun, Kysre Gondrezick, Indiana Fever; Jasmine Walker, Los Angeles Sparks – 8%
Who will win the Defensive Player of the Year Award?
T-1. Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles Sparks, Brianna Turner, Phoenix Mercury – 17%
T-3. Diamond DeShields, Chicago Sky; Sylvia Fowles, Minnesota Lynx; Brittney Griner, Phoenix Mercury; Jonquel Jones, Connecticut Sun; Betnijah Laney, New York Liberty; Candace Parker, Chicago Sky; Jasmine Thomas, Connecticut Sun; A’ja Wilson, Las Vegas Aces – 8%
Which non-rookie will have a breakout season?
T-1. Chennedy Carter, Atlanta Dream; Lauren Cox, Indiana Fever; Tianna Hawkins, Atlanta Dream; Natasha Howard, New York Liberty; Ezi Magbegor, Seattle Storm; Kayla McBride, Minnesota Lynx; Kelsey Mitchell, Indiana Fever; Aerial Powers, Minnesota Lynx; Kia Nurse, Phoenix Mercury; Satou Sabally, Dallas Wings; Katie Lou Samuelson, Seattle Storm; Jackie Young, Las Vegas Aces – 8%
Which sleeper rookie is most likely to be a success?
T-1. DiJonai Carrington, Connecticut Sun; Shyla Heal, Chicago Sky; Michaela Onyenwere, New York Liberty; Destiny Slocum, Las Vegas Aces; Aaliyah Wilson, Indiana Fever – 17%
T-6. Dana Evans, Dallas Wings; Jasmine Walker, Los Angeles Sparks – 8%