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A list of yearly WNBA player awards - the winners. Updated after the conclusion of each season.

WNBA Most Valuable Player
2003: Lauren Jackson, Seattle Storm
2002: Sheryl Swoopes, Houston Comets
2001: Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles Sparks
2000: Sheryl Swoopes, Houston Comets
1999: Yolanda Griffith, Sacramento Monarchs
1998: Cynthia Cooper, Houston Comets
1997: Cynthia Cooper, Houston Comets

WNBA Defensive Player of the Year
2003: Sheryl Swoopes, Houston Comets
2002: Sheryl Swoopes, Houston Comets
2001: Debbie Black, Miami Sol
2000: Sheryl Swoopes, Houston Comets
1999: Yolanda Griffith, Sacramento Monarchs
1998: Teresa Weatherspoon, New York Liberty
1997: Teresa Weatherspoon, New York Liberty

WNBA Rookie of the Year
2003: Cheryl Ford, Detroit Shock
2002: Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever
2001: Jackie Stiles, Portland Fire
2000: Betty Lennox, Minnesota Lynx
1999: Chamique Holdsclaw, Washington Mystics
1998: Tracy Reid, Charlotte Sting

WNBA Most Improved Player
2003: Michelle Snow, Houston Comets
2002: Coco Miller, Washington Mystics
2001: Janeth Arcain, Houston Comets
2000: Tari Phillips, New York Liberty

WNBA Coach of the Year
2003: Bill Laimbeer, Detroit Shock
2002: Marianne Stanley, Washington Mystics
2001: Dan Hughes, Cleveland Rockers
2000: Michael Cooper, Los Angeles Sparks
1999: Van Chancellor, Houston Comets
1998: Van Chancellor, Houston Comets
1997: Van Chancellor, Houston Comets

Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award Winners
2003: Edna Campbell, Sacramento Monarchs
2002: Jennifer Gillom, Phoenix Mercury
2001: Sue Wicks, New York Liberty
2000: Suzie McConnell Serio, Cleveland Rockers
1999: Dawn Staley, Charlotte Sting
1998: Suzie McConnell, Serio Cleveland Rockers
1997: Haixia Zheng, Los Angeles Sparks

 







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