The league announced the 2010 All-WNBA First Team today. Seattle Storm forward/center Lauren Jackson led all vote-getters with 195 points while New York Liberty guard Cappie Pondexter received 193 points. Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings finished third with 191 points.
Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi and Chicago Sky center Sylvia Fowles round out the First Team with 185 and 125 points, respectively.
Voting for the All-WNBA First and Second Teams was conducted by a panel of national and local sportswriters and broadcasters. Players were selected by position and received five points for each First Team vote and three points for each Second Team designation.
This is Jackson’s seventh First Team selection and the fifth for Taurasi. Catchings has been selected to eight All-WNBA teams, including five First Teams. Pondexter and Fowles each earned their first appearance on the First Team.
In honor of being named to the All-WNBA First and Second Teams, each player will receive a Tiffany & Co. designed trophy. In addition, $10,000 will be awarded to each member of the First Team, while each member of the Second Team will receive $5,000.