New York, NY (Sports Network) - WNBA MVP Tamika Catchings of Indiana and Phoenix guard Diana Taurasi were again among the All-WNBA First-Team selections for 2011.
Catchings, chosen as the league's MVP for the first time in her storied career, led all vote-getters with 187 points and was a First-Team pick for the sixth time. The Fever forward has also been selected for Second-Team honors on three occasions in her brilliant 10-year career.
Taurasi, the WNBA's scoring champion for a fourth straight year, garnered First-Team honors for a seventh time and led all guards in the balloting with 168 points.
Joining Catchings and Taurasi on this year's First-Team were Atlanta forward Angel McCoughtry, Connecticut center Tina Charles and Minnesota guard Lindsay Whalen. Whalen was selected to the top unit for a second time, while Charles and McCoughtry each garnered their initial First-Team honors.
The All-WNBA Second-Team is comprised of forwards Penny Taylor of Phoenix and Seimone Augustus of Minnesota, Chicago center Sylvia Fowles and guards Sue Bird of Seattle and Cappie Pondexter of New York.