2003 WNBA season
The 2003 season is the seventh regular season of the Women's National Basketball Association ( WNBA).
This season, two teams were disbanded with the Miami Sol and Portland Fire. In addition, the Orlando Miracle moved to Connecticut, and then were the Connecticut Sun. The Utah Starzz moved to San Antonio and became the San Antonio Silver Stars.
The fifth WNBA All-Star Game took place on 12 July 2003 at Madison Square Garden in New York City instead, which could decide the Western All Stars with 84-75 against the Eastern All Stars for itself. Los Angeles Sparks guard Nikki Teasley was named MVP of the game.
- 2.1 Statements Tables
- 3.1 Conference Semifinals ( Round 1 ) 3.1.1 Eastern Conference 220.127.116.11 ( 1) Detroit Shock - (4 ) Cleveland Rockers
- 18.104.22.168 ( 2) Connecticut Sun - (3 ) Charlotte Sting
- 3.2.1 Eastern Conference 22.214.171.124 ( 1) Detroit Shock - (2 ) Connecticut Sun
- 126.96.36.199 ( 1) Los Angeles Sparks - (3 ) Sacramento Monarchs
- Main article: WNBA Draft 2003
On 24 April 2003, not only of the WNBA Draft took place, but also a Dispersal Drafts, as the Miami Sol and Portland Fire had dissolved before the start of this season.
The selection order of the WNBA Draft was set in a lottery. This won the Cleveland Rockers in front of the Sacramento Monarchs.
As a first pick attracted the Rockers LaToya Thomas. After Sacramento elected in second place Chantelle Anderson. Overall, the 14 franchises secured the rights to 42 players. The lion's share with 38 players represented the United States.
Top 5 picks
Abbreviations: Pos = Position G = Guard, F = Forward, C = Center
Note: GP = Games, W = Wins, L = Losses
Notes: In parentheses is the placement within the Conference; = Playoff qualification, = Conference Winner