WNBA All-Star Game 2011
Articles about the 2011 WNBA All-Star Game
The 15th anniversary of the WNBA brought about a special celebratory feel to the 2011 All-Star game. Particularly due to the unveiling of the Top 15 players of All-Time list. Whether you were there as a fan, a retired legend, a rookie all-star or a legend still lacing them up, everyone knew the importance of the day.
Video: Lisa Leslie and Dawn Staley Address the Media After Being Named to the WNBA's All-Time Top 15
After the glass plaques were handed out and the on-court photo op was seen with hundreds of flashbulbs, two of the greats, Dawn Staley and Lisa Leslie, took some time to talk about the honor and the league that bestowed it.
Before the 2011 WNBA All-Star game, Laurel Richie fielded some tough questions about the viability and sustainability of the league in a tough economic market that has caused lockouts and fissions in other leagues. She spoke candidly about the growth of women's sports into just sports. And Richie talked about a plan to get more fans of the game she called magical.
The 2011 WNBA All-Star game fun started as soon as the cowboy hats went on and the music blared for the team intros. Really, well before that time as the preparations were made by the starters to come out of the tunnel. For the West, Swin Cash was the dancer of the group, but not solely by design.
A look at the 2011 WNBA All-Star game with a simulation and statistics.
The 2011 WNBA All-Star game rosters are packed with names that you've come to expect to be voted into the game as starters. But something unusual on today's squad is the extraordinarily high number of first-year players, a record 11 women. And of those 11, four are rookies - Maya Moore, Liz Cambage, Courtney Vandersloot and Danielle Adams
The WNBA has announced its 2011 All-Star starters last week and today they have announced their reserves. So who were the biggest snubs?
The WNBA has announced its 2011 All-Star starters tonight, with the following players being selected to the Eastern and Western Conference teams by the fans.