2009 WNBA All-Star Game
1234 Total
West 25383631 130
East 27333325 118
DateJuly 25, 2009
ArenaMohegan Sun Arena
CityUncasville, Connecticut
MVPSwin Cash
Attendance9,518
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The 2009 WNBA All-Star Game was played on July 25, 2009 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut,[1] home of the Connecticut Sun. The game was the 9th annual WNBA All-Star Game. This was the second time Connecticut had hosted the basketball showcase, after previously hosting the 2005 game.

The All-Star Game

Rosters

July 25
3:30 p.m.
Western Conference 130, Eastern Conference 118
Scoring by quarter: 25-27, 38-33, 36-33, 31-25
Pts: Swin Cash (22)
Rebs: Cappie Pondexter (9)
Asts: Sue Bird (10)
Pts: Sylvia Fowles (17)
Rebs: Érika de Souza (9)
Asts: Asjha Jones (6)
Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut
Attendance: 9,518
Referees:
  1. 44 Felicia Grinter, #42 Roy Gulbeyan, #53 Jeff Smith

Coaches

The coach for the Western Conference all-stars was San Antonio Silver Stars coach Dan Hughes. The coach for the Eastern Conference was Indiana Fever coach Lin Dunn.

Other events

Three-Point Shootout

Position Player From Year to ASG 1st 2nd
Made Attempted Percent
PG United States Becky Hammon San Antonio Silver Stars 28 86 .326 14 16
PG United States Sue Bird Seattle Storm 29 77 .377 11 12
SF United States Katie Smith Detroit Shock 32 77 .416 12 12
SF United States Shameka Christon New York Liberty 42 88 .477 10 DNQ
SG United States Katie Douglas Indiana Fever 31 86 .360 9 DNQ
SF United States Diana Taurasi Phoenix Mercury 46 105 .438 9 DNQ

Skills Challenge

Team Player From Height Weight Time
West 1 United States Cappie Pondexter Phoenix Mercury 5-9 160 34.8
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Sophia Young San Antonio Silver Stars 6-1 165
United States Charde Houston Minnesota Lynx 6-1 189
East 1 United States Jia Perkins Chicago Sky 5-8 155 35.4
United States Tamika Catchings Indiana Fever 6-1 167
Spain Sancho Lyttle Atlanta Dream 6-4 143
West 2 United States Swin Cash Seattle Storm 6-1 162 43.0
United States Nicole Powell Sacramento Monarchs 6-2 175
United States Nicky Anosike Minnesota Lynx 6-4 211
East 2 United States Alana Beard Washington Mystics 5-11 160 DQ
United States Asjha Jones Connecticut Sun 6-2 198
United States Sylvia Fowles Chicago Sky 6-6 200

References

  1. ^ "WNBA.com: All Star 2009". www.wnba.com. Retrieved 2021-07-07.