10 Best WNBA Players Of All-Time

10. Teresa Weatherspoon

Weatherspoon made the most of her brief professional career, winning the first two WNBA Defensive Player of the Year Awards in 1997 and 1998, as well as being nominated to five All-Star teams.

9. Sue Bird

Through the end of the 2020 regular season, Bird holds the WNBA record with 11 All-Star selections and 519 career regular-season games. Bird has also won four gold medals at the Olympics.

8. Sylvia Fowles

Fowles spent her first seven seasons with the Chicago Sky before demanding a trade to the Minnesota Lynx in 2015, where she has won two WNBA championships and was awarded WNBA MVP in 2017.

7. Cynthia Cooper-Dyke

As a member of the Houston Comets, Cynthia Cooper-Dyke earned the first two WNBA MVP honours and four WNBA titles.

6. Lauren Jackson

Jackson had a tremendous impact on the league. In 12 seasons, she guided Seattle to two WNBA championships and three WNBA MVP honors. In 2007, she was named WNBA Defensive Player of the Year.

5. Maya Moore

In his first five seasons at Minnesota Lynx, Moore won four WNBA titles, but not in  one season, so he was named 2014 WNBA MVP.

4. Lisa Leslie

Leslie has dominated  all 13 of her WNBA seasons at the Los Angeles Sparks post and is one of only three players in league history to become a three-time WNBA MVP.

3. Tamika Catching

She performed all 15 of her seasons within side the league for the Indiana Fever, received WNBA MVP in 2011 and WNBA Finals MVP in 2012 while she led the franchise to its lone championship.

2. Diana Taurasi

Taurashi, who also won the three NCAA Championships at UConn, was the three WNBA Champion, the two WNBA Finals MVP, and  the 2017 WNBA Career Scoring Leader.

1. Sheryl Swoope

Sheryl Swoopes' popularity took advantage of her fame by driving the early WNBA, winning the NCAA Championship at Texas Tech in 1993, and leading Team USA to the gold medal at the 1996 Olympic Games.