MVP Nneka Ogwumike tops All-WNBA First Team
NEW YORK (AP) WNBA MVP Nneka Ogwumike topped the All-WNBA First Team.
The Los Angeles Sparks forward was the only unanimous pick, receiving 39 first-place votes and 195 points from the media panel.
New York center Tina Charles was second with 38 first-team votes and 193 points. Guards Maya Moore of Minnesota and Sue Bird of Seattle, and forward Elena Delle Donne completed the first team.
Ogwumike averaged 19.7 points and 9.1 rebounds in the regular season and helped the Sparks reach the WNBA Finals against Minnesota. On Friday night, she scored 24 points and the Sparks beat the Lynx 92-75 to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series.
Forwards Angel McCoughtry of Atlanta and Breanna Stewart of Seattle were selected to the second team along with guards Diana Taurasi of Phoenix and Jewell Loyd of Seattle, and center Sylvia Fowles of Minnesota.