WNBA All-Star game starters
Here are the starting fives for the Western and Eastern Conferences for the WNBA All-Star Game, which will be played in Phoenix on July 19. Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve and her staff will coach the West team, Atlanta coach Michael Cooper and his staff the East. The reserves — chosen by the head coaches — will be announced July 15. Replacement players for those who cannot play due to injury, will be named by league president Laurel Richie.
Western Conference starters
Diana Taurasi, guard, Phoenix
Skylar Diggins, guard, Tulsa
Maya Moore, frontcourt, Lynx
Candace Parker, frontcourt, L.A.
Brittney Griner, frontcourt, Phoenix
Eastern Conference starters
Shoni Schimmel, guard, Atlanta
Cappie Pondexter, guard, New York
Elena Delle Donne, frontcourt, Chi.
Angel McCoughtry, frontcourt, Atl.
Tamika Catchings, frontcourt, Ind.