Monthly Archives: July 2013

Inside the Box Score: July 31

New York 88, Washington 78
Team Comparison:
Total Possessions: New York 83, Washington 83
Rebound Percentage: New York .540, Washington .459
Points Off Turnovers: New York 12, Washington 18
Points in the Paint: New York 56, Washington 26
2nd-Chance Points: New York 11, Washington 19
Fast Break Points: New York 4, Washington 9
Four Factors:
Offensive Efficiency: New York 106.0, Washington 94.0
Effective FG%: New York .507, Washington .390
Turnover Pct: New York .193, Washington .133
Offensive Reb%: New York .343, Washington .262
Free Throw Rate: New York .160, Washington .234
Individual Plus/Minus:
New York: Smith +4 (60-56), Pierson +6 (62-56), Braxton +8 (47-39), Williams +11 (38-27), Pondexter +12 (76-64), Bone 0 (37-37), Montgomery -8 (47-55), Mitchell +15 (39-24), Young +4 (26-22), Prahalis -2 (8-10)
Washington: Currie -10 (29-39), Langhorne -9 (44-53), Snow -17 (11-28), Ajavon -10 (52-62), Latta -19 (55-74), Vaughn +18 (57-39), Hill +3 (33-30), Ruffin-Pratt -7 (32-39), Meesseman -1 (46-47), McKenith +8 (25-17), Hollingsworth -6 (6-12)

Blocked

Through July 25

Most FG Attempts Blocked
28 — Glory Johnson, Tul. (233/12.0%)
21 — Crystal Langhorne, Was. (167/12.6%)
21 — Danielle Adams, S.A. (192/10.9%)
19 — Erlana Larkins, Ind. (97/19.6%)
19 — Kara Braxton, N.Y. (128/14.8%)
19 — Shavonte Zellous, Ind. (215/8.8%)
17 — Lindsay Whalen, Min. (204/8.3%)
17 — Elena Delle Donne, Chi. (238/7.1%)
16 — Karima Christmas, Ind. (113/14.2%)
15 — DeWanna Bonner, Pho. (231/6.5%)
14 — Camille Little, Sea. (144/9.7%)
14 — Shenise Johnson, S.A. (184/7.6%)
14 — Cappie Pondexter, N.Y. (303/4.6%)
13 — Kelsey Bone, N.Y. (113/11.5%)
13 — Nneka Ogwumike, L.A. (158/8.2%)
13 — Plenette Pierson, N.Y. (178/7.3%)
12 — Elizabeth Cambage, Tul. (108/11.1%)
12 — Sylvia Fowles, Chi. (155/7.7%)
12 — Tanisha Wright, Sea. (160/7.5%)
12 — Angel McCoughtry, Atl. (269/4.5%)
12 — Tina Charles, Con. (302/4.0%)

Highest Percentage of FG Attempts Blocked
(min. 40 FGA)
19.6% (19-97) — Erlana Larkins, Ind.
14.8% (19-128) — Kara Braxton, N.Y.
14.2% (16-113) — Karima Christmas, Ind.
13.5% (7-52) — Kayla Pedersen, Tul.-Con.
13.3% (11-83) — Jantel Lavender, L.A.
12.6% (21-167) — Crystal Langhorne, Was.
12.5% (5-40) — Courtney Paris, Tul.
12.0% (28-233) — Glory Johnson, Tul.
12.0% (11-92) — Armintie Herrington, Atl.
11.7% (11-94) — Tayler Hill, Was.
11.5% (13-113) — Kelsey Bone, N.Y.
11.1% (12-108) — Elizabeth Cambage, Tul.
11.0% (8-73) — Jessica Breland, Ind.
10.9% (21-192) — Danielle Adams, S.A.
10.7% (6-56) — Le’coe Willingham, Atl.

Lowest Percentage of FG Attempts Blocked
(min. 40 FGA)
1.3% (1-75) — Allie Quigley, Chi.
1.4% (3-215) — Maya Moore, Min.
1.4% (3-212) — Kristi Toliver, L.A.
1.4% (1-70) — Sancho Lyttle, Atl.
1.6% (1-61) — Ebony Hoffman, L.A.
1.7% (3-174) — Seimone Augustus, Min.
1.9% (2-103) — Kara Lawson, Con.
2.0% (4-199) — Candice Dupree, Pho.
2.0% (1-49) — Courtney Clements, Atl.
2.1% (1-48) — Sugar Rodgers, Min.
2.3% (5-214) — Ivory Latta, Was.
2.4% (1-42) — Carolyn Swords, Chi.
2.5% (5-203) — Allison Hightower, Con.
2.5% (1-40) — Essence Carson, N.Y.
2.5% (6-238) — Jia Perkins, S.A.

Most FG Attempts Blocked, Game
6 — Glory Johnson, Tul. vs. Chi., June 20 (Fowles 5)
5 — Crystal Langhorne, Was. at L.A., June 23 (Parker 3)
4 — Rebekkah Brunson, Min. at Pho., July 21 (Thomas 2)
4 — Kara Braxton, N.Y. at Chi., July 20 (Delle Donne 2, Fowles 2)
4 — Cappie Pondexter, N.Y. vs. Chi., July 18
4 — Riquna Williams, Tul. vs. Min., July 13 (Brunson 2, Rodgers 2)
4 — Lindsay Whalen, Min. at Ind., July 11 (January 2)
4 — DeLisha Milton-Jones, S.A. at Chi., June 9 (Delle Donne 2)
4 — Kara Braxton, N.Y. vs. Atl., June 9 (de Souza 2)
4 — DeWanna Bonner, Pho. vs. Chi., May 27 (Delle Donne 3)
3 — on 33 occasions

Assisted Field Goals

Through July 25

Highest Percentage of Assisted FGs:
(min. 20 FGM)
88.2% (30-34) — Emma Meesseman, Was.
87.2% (34-39) — Shameka Christon, S.A.
86.2% (25-29) — Devereaux Peters, Min.
85.4% (35-41) — Roneeka Hodges, Tul.
84.2% (32-38) — Mistie Bass, Con.
84.0% (21-25) — Jennifer Lacy, Tul.
81.8% (18-22) — Tianna Hawkins, Sea.
80.8% (21-26) — Ebony Hoffman, L.A.
80.0% (16-20) — Le’coe Willingham, Atl.
79.1% (34-43) — Janel McCarville, Min.
76.9% (20-26) — Carolyn Swords, Chi.
75.5% (74-98) — Maya Moore, Min.
75.0% (27-36) — Briana Gilbreath, Pho.
75.0% (15-20) — Kayla Pedersen, Tul.-Con.
74.5% (35-47) — Kia Vaughn, Was.
74.4% (32-43) — Jantel Lavender, L.A.
74.2% (46-62) — Swin Cash, Chi.
72.4% (21-29) — Noelle Quinn, Sea.
72.4% (21-29) — Katie Smith, N.Y.
72.0% (59-82) — Érika de Souza, Atl.

Highest Percentage of Unassisted FGs:
(min. 20 FGM)
75.0% (48-64) — Temeka Johnson, Sea.
74.0% (37-50) — Skylar Diggins, Tul.
72.1% (49-68) — Tanisha Wright, Sea.
70.4% (38-54) — Alex Bentley, Atl.
68.2% (15-22) — Essence Carson, N.Y.
68.0% (34-50) — Courtney Vandersloot, Chi.
67.9% (38-56) — Matee Ajavon, Was.
67.1% (53-79) — Riquna Williams, Tul.
66.4% (79-119) — Diana Taurasi, Pho.
65.9% (56-85) — Ivory Latta, Was.
65.2% (45-69) — Epiphanny Prince, Chi.
64.2% (34-53) — Charde Houston, Pho.
62.1% (18-29) — Angel Goodrich, Tul.
61.9% (52-84) — Allison Hightower, Con.
61.6% (53-86) — Danielle Robinson, S.A.
61.5% (24-39) — Kalana Greene, Con.
60.7% (68-112) — Cappie Pondexter, N.Y.
59.5% (44-74) — Lindsey Harding, L.A.
59.1% (65-110) — Angel McCoughtry, Atl.
58.4% (59-101) — Lindsay Whalen, Min.

Top Assist Pairs:
36 — Candice Dupree from Diana Taurasi, Pho.
34 — Jia Perkins from Danielle Robinson, S.A.
30 — Maya Moore from Lindsay Whalen, Min.
28 — Candace Parker from Lindsey Harding, L.A.
26 — Érika de Souza from Angel McCoughtry, Atl.
23 — Crystal Langhorne from Ivory Latta, Was.
21 — Swin Cash from Courtney Vandersloot, Chi.
21 — Kristi Toliver from Lindsey Harding, L.A.
20 — Sylvia Fowles from Courtney Vandersloot, Chi.
20 — Brittney Griner from Diana Taurasi, Pho.
20 — Candace Parker from Kristi Toliver, L.A.
19 — Seimone Augustus from Lindsay Whalen, Min.
19 — Glory Johnson from Candice Wiggins, Tul.
18 — Danielle Adams from Danielle Robinson, S.A.
18 — Shameka Christon from Danielle Robinson, S.A.
18 — Shenise Johnson from Danielle Robinson, S.A.
17 — Tina Charles from Allison Hightower, Con.
17 — Monique Currie from Ivory Latta, Was.
17 — Glory Johnson from Skylar Diggins, Tul.
17 — Crystal Langhorne from Matee Ajavon, Was.
17 — DeLisha Milton-Jones from Danielle Robinson, S.A.

Midrange Game

Through July 25

11-21 Feet
(League Average: 36.1%)

Highest Percentage:
(min. 30 FGA)
50.7% (38-75) — Seimone Augustus, Min.
48.4% (46-95) — Kristi Toliver, L.A.
48.2% (27-56) — Diana Taurasi, Pho.
47.8% (32-67) — Monica Wright, Min.
46.2% (24-52) — Epiphanny Prince, Chi.
45.7% (32-70) — Monique Currie, Was.
43.6% (24-55) — Alana Beard, L.A.
43.5% (20-46) — Tamera Young, Chi.
43.2% (16-37) — Nicole Powell, Tul.
43.1% (25-58) — Crystal Langhorne, Was.
42.9% (21-49) — Emma Meesseman, Was.
42.9% (18-42) — Sancho Lyttle, Atl.
41.9% (36-86) — Lindsay Whalen, Min.
41.8% (38-91) — Candice Dupree, Pho.
41.5% (17-41) — Michelle Snow, Was.
41.4% (29-70) — Maya Moore, Min.
41.2% (35-85) — Allison Hightower, Con.
41.0% (16-39) — Matee Ajavon, Was.
40.0% (14-35) — Janel McCarville, Min.
40.0% (14-35) — Tierra Ruffin-Pratt, Was.

Lowest Percentage:
(min. 30 FGA)
26.5% (9-34) — Allie Quigley, Chi.
27.0% (10-37) — Skylar Diggins, Tul.
27.1% (13-48) — Shameka Christon, S.A.
27.8% (40-144) — Cappie Pondexter, N.Y.
28.6% (22-77) — Tamika Catchings, Ind.
29.1% (16-55) — DeWanna Bonner, Pho.
29.8% (14-47) — Noelle Quinn, Sea.
30.8% (12-39) — Shekinna Stricklen, Sea.
30.9% (17-55) — Briann January, Ind.
31.4% (22-70) — Shavonte Zellous, Ind.
31.6% (12-38) — Toni Young, N.Y.
32.3% (20-62) — DeLisha Milton-Jones, S.A.
32.6% (15-46) — Kelsey Griffin, Con.
32.7% (36-110) — Jia Perkins, S.A.
33.3% (21-63) — Glory Johnson, Tul.
33.3% (15-45) — Courtney Vandersloot, Chi.
33.3% (15-45) — Riquna Williams, Tul.
34.0% (16-47) — Alex Bentley, Atl.
34.2% (27-79) — Candace Parker, L.A.
34.4% (11-32) — Devereaux Peters, Min.

Most FGs Made:
51 — Tina Charles, Con.
46 — Kristi Toliver, L.A.
40 — Cappie Pondexter, N.Y.
38 — Seimone Augustus, Min.
38 — Candice Dupree, Pho.
37 — Elena Delle Donne, Chi.
36 — Jia Perkins, S.A.
36 — Danielle Robinson, S.A.
36 — Lindsay Whalen, Min.
35 — Allison Hightower, Con.

Most FGs Attempted:
144 — Cappie Pondexter, N.Y.
141 — Tina Charles, Con.
110 — Jia Perkins, S.A.
101 — Danielle Robinson, S.A.
96 — Elena Delle Donne, Chi.
95 — Kristi Toliver, L.A.
92 — Angel McCoughtry, Atl.
91 — Candice Dupree, Pho.
86 — Lindsay Whalen, Min.
85 — Allison Hightower, Con.

Team Percentages:
(League Average: 36.1%)

Offense:
41.3% (176-426) — Washington
41.0% (181-441) — Los Angeles
40.8% (194-476) — Minnesota
39.0% (123-315) — Phoenix
36.4% (129-354) — Atlanta
35.8% (135-377) — Chicago
34.6% (93-269) — Tulsa
33.9% (146-431) — Connecticut
33.6% (154-458) — San Antonio
32.7% (91-278) — Seattle
32.3% (132-409) — New York
28.4% (89-313) — Indiana

Defense:
32.9% (133-404) — Chicago
33.3% (107-321) — Connecticut
33.3% (124-372) — Washington
34.1% (121-355) — Atlanta
34.5% (122-354) — Minnesota
35.2% (121-344) — Los Angeles
36.9% (177-480) — Phoenix
37.3% (156-418) — New York
38.3% (154-402) — Seattle
38.5% (134-348) — San Antonio
39.0% (160-410) — Tulsa
39.5% (134-339) — Indiana

Paint Production

Through July 25

1-10 Feet
(League Average: 51.0%)

Highest Percentage:
(min. 40 FGA)
70.0% (28-40) — Janel McCarville, Min.
67.6% (46-68) — Seimone Augustus, Min.
65.3% (47-72) — Diana Taurasi, Pho.
64.3% (27-42) — Jayne Appel, S.A.
64.1% (66-103) — Brittney Griner, Pho.
63.2% (67-106) — Crystal Langhorne, Was.
62.1% (82-132) — Nneka Ogwumike, L.A.
62.0% (31-50) — Shekinna Stricklen, Sea.
60.6% (83-137) — Candace Parker, L.A.
60.0% (87-145) — Sylvia Fowles, Chi.
60.0% (33-55) — Mistie Bass, Con.
60.0% (24-40) — Michelle Snow, Was.
58.7% (37-63) — Swin Cash, Chi.
57.5% (65-113) — Lindsay Whalen, Min.
57.5% (50-87) — Danielle Robinson, S.A.
57.0% (61-107) — Candice Dupree, Pho.
56.6% (30-53) — Kelsey Griffin, Con.
56.3% (36-64) — DeLisha Milton-Jones, S.A.
56.1% (46-82) — DeWanna Bonner, Pho.
56.0% (42-75) — Lindsey Harding, L.A.

Lowest Percentage:
(min. 40 FGA)
30.8% (16-52) — Briann January, Ind.
31.1% (14-45) — Epiphanny Prince, Chi.
35.5% (22-62) — Karima Christmas, Ind.
37.3% (19-51) — Candice Wiggins, Tul.
37.3% (31-83) — Skylar Diggins, Tul.
39.1% (18-46) — Devereaux Peters, Min.
40.3% (31-77) — Ivory Latta, Was.
42.3% (52-123) — Plenette Pierson, N.Y.
42.7% (38-89) — Elena Delle Donne, Chi.
43.1% (69-160) — Tina Charles, Con.
43.8% (21-48) — Jessica Breland, Ind.
43.9% (29-66) — Allison Hightower, Con.
45.3% (34-75) — Jia Perkins, S.A.
45.7% (32-70) — Monique Currie, Was.
45.8% (38-83) — Riquna Williams, Tul.
46.0% (29-63) — Matee Ajavon, Was.
46.0% (29-63) — Kia Vaughn, Was.
46.0% (29-63) — Monica Wright, Min.
46.4% (78-168) — Glory Johnson, Tul.
47.3% (35-74) — Shenise Johnson, S.A.

Most FGs Made:
87 — Sylvia Fowles, Chi.
83 — Candace Parker, L.A.
82 — Nneka Ogwumike, L.A.
78 — Glory Johnson, Tul.
69 — Tina Charles, Con.
67 — Crystal Langhorne, Was.
67 — Angel McCoughtry, Atl.
66 — Érika de Souza, Atl.
66 — Brittney Griner, Pho.
65 — Lindsay Whalen, Min.

Most FGs Attempted:
168 — Glory Johnson, Tul.
160 — Tina Charles, Con.
145 — Sylvia Fowles, Chi.
137 — Candace Parker, L.A.
132 — Nneka Ogwumike, L.A.
126 — Angel McCoughtry, Atl.
124 — Érika de Souza, Atl.
123 — Plenette Pierson, N.Y.
113 — Lindsay Whalen, Min.
111 — Kara Braxton, N.Y.

Team Percentages:
(League Average: 51.0%)

Offense:
57.6% (321-557) — Phoenix
57.5% (314-546) — Los Angeles
55.4% (289-522) — Minnesota
53.4% (246-461) — Seattle
52.2% (290-556) — Atlanta
51.1% (270-528) — Chicago
49.7% (251-505) — San Antonio
48.5% (284-586) — New York
48.1% (258-536) — Washington
46.8% (241-515) — Indiana
46.4% (224-483) — Connecticut
45.8% (308-672) — Tulsa

Defense:
46.0% (256-556) — Chicago
47.4% (237-500) — New York
48.5% (287-592) — Connecticut
49.5% (245-495) — Minnesota
49.5% (272-549) — Washington
50.1% (317-633) — Los Angeles
50.7% (228-450) — Indiana
51.5% (261-507) — Atlanta
52.4% (287-548) — Phoenix
54.0% (232-430) — Seattle
55.6% (330-594) — San Antonio
56.1% (344-613) — Tulsa