New York, NY (Sports Network) - Ivory Latta of the Washington Mystics and Tina
Thompson of the Seattle Storm were named the WNBA Eastern and Western
Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played from
Latta scored 18 points and dished out a 2013 league-best 13 assists during
Washington's 82-78 comeback victory over the Chicago Sky on July 24.
Thompson ended with a team-high 23 points in a 73-66 road win over Los Angeles
on July 25. The veteran forward won this award for the seventh time in her
Both players also took part in Saturday's All-Star game. Latta scored 15
points and added three assists, while Thompson was selected to the All-Star
game for a league-record ninth time.
Others considered for this week's awards were Atlanta's Angel McCoughtry and
Indiana's Tamika Catchings in the East, as well as Los Angeles' Candace Parker
and Minnesota's Lindsay Whalen in the West.
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