2004 WNBA season

The 2004 season is the eighth regular season of the Women's National Basketball Association ( WNBA).

In September 2003, the Cleveland Rockers were dissolved.

The eighth WNBA Draft was held on 17 April 2004 in NBA Entertainment Studios in Secaucus, New Jersey, United States instead.

The WNBA championship won for the first time the Seattle Storm, the Connecticut Sun defeated 2-1 in the final series. Storm Guard Betty Lennox was named Finals MVP.

This season, no WNBA All-Star Game took place because of the Olympic Games in Athens. However, the U.S. team played against an international selection of WNBA players. This game was the U.S. team 74-58 win.

  • 2.1 Statements Tables
  • 3.1 Conference Semifinals ( Round 1 ) 3.1.1 Eastern Conference
  • 3.1.2 Western Conference


  • Main article: WNBA Draft 2004

In September 2003, the owner of the Cleveland Rockers announced that they no longer wanted the team fund. The WNBA was no owner for the team, so the players could be drafted in a Dispersal Draft by the other teams in the league.

The eighth WNBA Draft took place on 17 April 2007 in the NBA Entertainment Studios in Secaucus, New Jersey, United States, instead. The selection order is set in a lottery. This won the Phoenix Mercury against the Washington Mystics.

As a first pick the Mercury Diana Taurasi attracted. After Washington chose the second place Alana Beard. Overall, the 13 franchises secured the rights to 39 players. The lion's share with 35 players represented the United States.

Top 5 picks

Abbreviations: Pos = Position G = Guard, F = Forward, C = Center

Regular Season

Statements Tables

Note: GP = Games, W = Wins, L = Losses

Notes: In parentheses is the placement within the Conference; = Playoff qualification, = Conference Winner

Eastern Conference

Western Conference


Conference Semifinals ( Round 1 )

Eastern Conference

Western Conference

Conference Finals ( Round 2)

Eastern Conference

Western Conference

Finals ( Round 3 )

WNBA awards and award trophies