2018 Regular Season Record Retrospective

With the 2018 WNBA regular season in the books, it’s time to look back at regular season statistics records. The following table breaks down each major individual statistic with the 2018 leader on the left. The all-time leader entering this season is listed on the right. For each stat, the leader following the 2018 season is highlighted in yellow.

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2018 Leader All-Time Leader (through 2017)
Total DeWanna Bonner 1,120 Katie Smith
Tina Thompson
2001
2007
1,234
Per Game Skylar Diggins-Smith 34.1 Katie Smith 2001 38.56
Field Goals
2018 Leader All-Time Leader (through 2017)
Total Liz Cambage 278 Diana Taurasi 2006 298
FG % Sylvia Fowles 61.9 Tamika Raymond 2003 66.84
2-point FGs Liz Cambage 266 Seimone Augustus 2007 270
2-point FG % Sylvia Fowles 61.9 Alysha Clark 2015 68.89
3-point FGs Diana Taurasi 106 Diana Taurasi 2006 121
3-point FG % Briann January 47.0 Temeka Johnson 2012 53.13
Free Throws
2018 Leader All-Time Leader (through 2017)
Makes A’ja Wilson 192 Katie Smith 2001 246
Attempts A’ja Wilson 248 Angel McCoughtry 2011 287
Percentage Diana Taurasi 92.5 Becky Hammon 2014 100
Rebounds
2018 Leader All-Time Leader (through 2017)
Offensive Sylvia Fowles 122 Yolanda Griffith 2001 162
Defensive Sylvia Fowles 282 Jonquel Jones 2017 280
Total Sylvia Fowles 404 Jonquel Jones 2017 403
Rebounds Per Game Sylvia Fowles 11.88 Jonquel Jones 2017 11.85
Offensive REB % Sylvia Fowles 13.48 Yolanda Griffith 2001 18.95
Defensive REB % Sylvia Fowles 31.33 Chamique Holdsclaw 2002 35.61
REB % Sylvia Fowles 22.38 Jonquel Jones 2017 23.56
Assists
2018 Leader All-Time Leader (through 2017)
Total Courtney Vandersloot 258 Ticha Penicheiro 2000 236
Per Game Courtney Vandersloot 8.6 Courtney Vandersloot 2017 8.07
Assist % Courtney Vandersloot 43.42 Ticha Penicheiro 2002 43.05
Steals
2018 Leader All-Time Leader (through 2017)
Total Maya Moore 57 Teresa Weatherspoon 1998 100
Per Game Maya Moore 1.7 Teresa Weatherspoon 1998 3.33
Steal % Gabby Williams 3.62 Teresa Weatherspoon 1998 5.59
Blocks
2018 Leader All-Time Leader (through 2017)
Total Brittney Griner 87 Brittney Griner 2014 129
Per Game Brittney Griner 2.56 Brittney Griner 2015 4.04
Block % Brittney Griner 6.01 Margo Dydek 1998 10.73
Points
2018 Leader All-Time Leader (through 2017)
Total Breanna Stewart 742 Diana Taurasi 2006 860
Per Game Liz Cambage 23.0 Diana Taurasi 2006 25.29
Win Shares
2018 Leader All-Time Leader (through 2017)
Offensive Win Shares Breanna Stewart 5.03 Cynthia Cooper 1997 8.13
Defensive Win Shares Sylvia Fowles 2.91 Sheryl Swoopes 2002 3.82
Win Shares Breanna Stewart 7.75 Cynthia Cooper 1998 10.02
Advanced Shooting Efficiency
2018 Leader All-Time Leader (through 2017)
Effective FG % Jonquel Jones 64.21 Nneka Ogwumike 2016 68.66
True Shooting % LaToya Sanders 65.81 Nneka Ogwumike 2016 73.71
Advanced
2018 Leader All-Time Leader (through 2017)
Player Efficiency Rating Liz Cambage 30.73 Lauren Jackson 2007 35.03
Offensive Rating LaToya Sanders 130.05 Lauren Jackson 2006 135.31
Defensive Rating Jessica Breland 93.68 Tamika Catchings 2007 81.25
Usage % Liz Cambage 30.06 Angel McCoughtry 2011 35.48

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