WNBA giving out awards, + the Candace and Shelden story

The WNBA is slowly giving out its “best” awards, one by one.

Wednesday it was the all-league first and second teams.

Today, Tamika Catchings won the Defensive Player of the Year Award. It’s impossible to argue with that selection, and incredible to consider this is Catchings’ third time winning the award.

And for the numerous people who have wondered out loud in my earshot how Candace Parker and Shelden Williams met going to rival colleges, here’s an explanation. The pair are good friends, which is obvious to anyone who’s read their banterings on twitter. Sounds like they’ve got a good support system going.