Tina Charles of the Connecticut Sun and Becky
Hammon of the San Antonio Silver Stars were named the WNBA’s Eastern and
Western Conference Players of the Week
Charles ranks in the top three in double-doubles (11) and rebounds
(11.6 rpg) in the league. This is the seventh Player of the Year honor of her career and the second of the
Charles led the Sun to a 2-0 record for the week, including wins
over the defending champion Minnesota Lynx, and the Tulsa Shock. She averaged 12.5 rebounds per game, tying for the lead in the
conference, and placed third in points (21.5 ppg). Charles has scored in
double digits in all but one game thus far this season.
Charles began the week with 24 points and 10 rebounds in an 86-75 win over
the Shock, then scored 19 points
with 15 rebounds for her fourth double-double in a row in an
86-80 win over the Lynx.
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