Tulsa Shock point guard Skylar Diggins has been named the 2014 WNBA Most Improved Player, the WNBA announced on Wednesday. In her second season in the league, Diggins averaged 20.1 ppg en route to setting a Shock franchise record for points in a season. She improved most in her shot selection, finishing the year with a 53 true shooting percentage. She also set career highs in nearly every category, including points (34), assists (12) and steals (6).
The 24-year-old All-Star received 29 of 38 votes from a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. As you can see from the results, it really wasn’t a contest:
2014 WNBA Most Improved Player Results
Player, Team (Points)
1. Skylar Diggins, Tulsa Shock (29)
2t. Emma Meesseman, Washington Mystics (2)
2t. Courtney Paris, Tulsa Shock (2)
2t. Allie Quigley, Chicago Sky (2)
3t. Alex Bentley, Connecticut Sun (1)
3t. Jessica Breland, Chicago Sky (1)
3t. Brittney Griner, Phoenix Mercury (1)
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