WNBA Annual Awards, 2005 Season

  • Most Valuable Player: Sheryl Swoopes, Houston
  • Rookie of the Year: Temeka Johnson, Washington
  • Coach of the Year: John Whisenant, Sacramento
  • Defensive Player of the Year: Tamika Catchings, Indiana
  • Most Improved Player of the Year: Nicole Powell, Sacramento
  • Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award: Taj McWilliams-Franklin, Connecticut
  • Cascade Dish and Assist Award: Sue Bird, Seattle
  • Bud Light Peak Performers: Sheryl Swoopes, Houston and Cheryl Ford, Detroit