2011 WNBA season
The 2011 season of the Women's National Basketball Association was the 15th season played out of North American women's professional basketball league. The regular season began on June 3, 2011 with the opening game between the Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles Sparks. After finishing the regular season, which was held until 11 November 2011, the playoffs began at the WNBA Championship, the Minnesota Lynx held on October 7 in the third final game against the Atlanta Dream for themselves. In addition, in San Antonio, the tenth WNBA All-Star Game took place on 23 July 2011 in AT & T Center, the home stadium of the San Antonio Silver Stars instead.
- 2.1 mode
- 2.2 All-Star Game in 2011
- 2.3 Statements Tables
- 3.1 mode
- 3.2 Playoff Tree
- 3.3 Conference Semifinals ( Round 1 ) 3.3.1 Eastern Conference 188.8.131.52 ( 1) Indiana Fever - (4 ) New York Liberty
- 184.108.40.206 ( 2) Connecticut Sun - (3 ) Atlanta Dream
- 220.127.116.11 ( 1) Minnesota Lynx - (4 ) San Antonio Silver Stars
- 18.104.22.168 ( 2) Seattle - ( 3) Phoenix Mercury
- 3.4.1 Eastern Conference 22.214.171.124 ( 1) Indiana Fever - (3 ) Atlanta Dream
- 126.96.36.199 ( 1) Minnesota Lynx - (3 ) Phoenix Mercury
- 3.5.1 (W1 ) Minnesota Lynx - (E3 ) Atlanta Dream
- 3.5.2 WNBA champion team
- 4.1 All- WNBA teams
- 4.2 All- Rookie Team
- 4.3 All-Defensive Team
- Main article: WNBA Draft 2011
On November 2, 2010, a lottery on the selection order of the first five picks took place. In the lottery, the Minnesota Lynx secured against the Tulsa Shock. After the Monarchs einstellten play activities engaged all the teams in front of a place.
The WNBA Draft 2011 finally took place on 11 April 2011, in which chose the Lynx as the first pick, the American Maya Moore. After the Shock secured the rights to the Australian Elizabeth Cambage. Overall, the 12 franchises secured the rights to 36 players. The lion's share with 32 players represented the United States.
Top 5 picks
Abbreviations: Pos = Position G = Guard, F = Forward, C = Center, = WNBL Women's National Basketball League
The 12 WNBA teams are divided into two Conferences, the Eastern Conference and Western Conference each comprising six teams. Overall, each team will play during the regular season 34 season games, including contests, each team half of the games at home or away. Within its own Conference teams play against two teams five times and against the remaining three teams four times against each other. In addition, each team will play two more games against each team from the other conference.
All-Star Game in 2011
- Main article: All-Star Game in 2011
The 10th All-Star Game was the WNBA, Texas held on 23 July 2011 at the AT & T Center in San Antonio. The League leadership awarded on February 3 the game to the Connecticut Sun, who had already in 2005 hosts. As occurred in the past few years while at a selection of the best players in the Eastern Conference against a team in the Western Conference.
- # 4 Blauch
- # 17 Twardoski
- # 45 stone
Notes: = playoff qualification, = Conference Winner
After qualifying from each conference, the four teams to start the discharged KO system Playoffs. Any Conference plays in the sequence in the Conference Semifinals (German Conference semifinals ) and in the Conference Final (Eng. Conference finals) from their winner, who then competes in the finals. The team located on the seedings highest ever hits the lowest set. The series within the Conference will be played in best-of -three mode, which means that a team with two wins needed to reach the next round. The final will be played in best- of-five - mode. The team with the better balance shall enter in all the duels always the home advantage. In games that remain tied after 40 minutes of regulation time, followed by the overtime. The district continues to take ten minutes it will sound until a team after the end of an overtime more points scored than the opposing team.
Conference Semifinals ( Round 1 )
( 1) Indiana Fever - (4 ) New York Liberty
( 2) Connecticut Sun - (3 ) Atlanta Dream
( 1) Minnesota Lynx - (4 ) San Antonio Silver Stars
( 2) Seattle - ( 3) Phoenix Mercury
Conference Finals ( Round 2)
( 1) Indiana Fever - (3 ) Atlanta Dream
( 1) Minnesota Lynx - (3 ) Phoenix Mercury
Finals ( Round 3 )
(W1 ) Minnesota Lynx - (E3 ) Atlanta Dream
WNBA champion team
Guard -Forwards: Seimone Augustus ( Finals MVP ), Monica Wright
Forwards: Rebekkah Brunson, Amber Harris, Charde Houston, Maya Moore
Forward - center Taj McWilliams - Franklin
Center Jessica Adair
Head Coach Cheryl Reeve General Manager: Roger Griffith