NEW YORK, New York -– WNBA Rookie of the Year Allisha Gray of the Dallas Wings leads the 2017 WNBA All-Rookie Team as one of three unanimous selections, the WNBA announced today.
The All-Rookie Team also features San Antonio Stars guard Kelsey Plum, Atlanta Dream guard Brittney Sykes, Wings guard Kaela Davis and Washington Mystics guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough.
Gray, Plum and Sykes received the maximum 11 votes from a panel of the WNBA’s 12 head coaches, who each selected five players regardless of position and were not permitted to vote for players on their own team. Davis and Walker-Kimbrough earned seven votes each.
The fourth overall pick in the WNBA Draft 2017 presented by State Farm, Gray finished second among rookies in scoring (13.0 ppg) and rebounding (3.9 rpg). She also led first-year players in steals with 1.53 per game, which ranked seventh in the WNBA. Gray began her career by earning WNBA Rookie of the Month honors in May and June.
Below are the top finishers in the voting for the 2017 WNBA All-Rookie Team:
2017 WNBA ALL-ROOKIE TEAM
Allisha Gray (Dallas Wings)
Kelsey Plum (San Antonio Stars)
Brittney Sykes (Atlanta Dream)
Kaela Davis (Dallas Wings)
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough (Washington Mystics)