WNBA Finals MVP Award

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The WNBA Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award is a prestigious basketball award in the Women's National Basketball Association . It is awarded annually to the most valuable player in the final series. The award will be presented immediately after the last game in the final series. Cynthia Cooper has won the trophy four times, more than any other player. Lisa Leslie has received this honor twice.

The only non-US winners of this award are Australian Lauren Jackson in the 2010 season and Belgian Emma Meesseman in the 2019 season .


season Player team
1997 Cynthia Cooper Houston Comets
1998 Cynthia Cooper 2 Houston Comets
1999 Cynthia Cooper 3rd Houston Comets
2000 Cynthia Cooper 4 Houston Comets
2001 Lisa Leslie Los Angeles Sparks
2002 Lisa Leslie 2 Los Angeles Sparks
2003 Ruth Riley Detroit Shock
2004 Betty Lennox Seattle Storm
2005 Yolanda Griffith Sacramento Monarchs
2006 Deanna Nolan Detroit Shock
2007 Cappie Pondexter Phoenix Mercury
2008 Katie Smith Detroit Shock
2009 Diana Taurasi Phoenix Mercury
2010 Lauren Jackson Seattle Storm
2011 Seimone Augustus Minnesota Lynx
2012 Tamika catchings Indiana Fever
2013 Maya Moore Minnesota Lynx
2014 Diana Taurasi 2 Phoenix Mercury
2015 Sylvia Fowles Minnesota Lynx
2016 Candace Parker Los Angeles Sparks
2017 Sylvia Fowles 2 Minnesota Lynx
2018 Breanna Stewart Seattle Storm
2019 Emma Meesseman Washington Mystics

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