Found September 24, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS--For the second consecutive season, Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen has won the WNBA's Peak Performer Award for assists. The award is given out annually to the players who lead the league in scoring, rebounding and assists. Whalen finished the 2012 season averaging 5.39 assists per game, barely beating Seattle's Sue Bird (5.34 assists per game). Whalen's 178 total assists were also the most of any player in the league. The Lynx guard finished 22 of the 33 games in which she played with five or more assists. Whalen played a crucial part in the Lynx's WNBA-best 27-7 record this season, with two buzzer-beating, game-winning shots. She also was a prolific scorer, putting up a season-high 29 points on July 15 in Phoenix. Angel McCoughtry and Tina Charles won the honors for scoring and rebounding, respectively. Follow Joan Niesen on Twitter.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
WNBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.