The WNBA has announced its 2012 All-WNBA Teams today, with the last two MVPs and the 2011 WNBA Finals MVP headlining the list.
2012 WNBA MVP Tina Charles led the voting with 196 points while 2012 Defensive Player of the Year Tamika Catchings was third with 161 votes, with voting for the top three going in about the order of the 2012 MVP voting. In addition, 2011 WNBA Finals MVP Seimone Augustus got her first First-Team selection.
|Candace Parker||Los Angeles Sparks||Forward||176|
|Tamika Catchings||Indiana Fever||Forward||161|
|Tina Charles||Connecticut Sun||Center||196|
|Cappie Pondexter||New York Liberty||Guard||128|
|Seimone Augustus||Minnesota Lynx||Guard||95|
|Maya Moore||Minnesota Lynx||Forward||102|
|Sophia Young||San Antonio Silver Stars||Forward||67|
|Sylvia Fowles||Chicago Sky||Center||95|
|Kristi Toliver||Los Angeles Sparks||Guard||91|
|Lindsay Whalen||Minnesota Lynx||Guard||88|
Voting for the All-WNBA First- and Second-Teams was conducted by a panel of 41 national and local sportswriters and broadcasters at the conclusion of the regular season. It's important to note that voters were instructed to select players by position and players received five points for each First-Team vote and three points for each Second-Team designation.
We'll have more on this later, but what are your thoughts? Any surprises? Glaring snubs? Drop 'em in the comments.