Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner, Connecticut Sun forward/center Jonquel Jones and Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot have won the 2019 WNBA Optimal Performer Honors in racking up, recoiling and helps, respectively, the WNBA introduced today. Griner, Jones and Vandersloot all gained the exact same honors in the 2017 WNBA offers the Optimal Performer Honors annually to the players that lead the organization in each of those groups during the regular period. Each champion will receive a prize crafted by Tiffany Co. in honor of her 's 2019 Rating Highlights Just player to standard over 20 points per video game this period second time in 3 periods leading the WNBA in racking up Third-straight year BG has averaged 20+ ppg, the just true facility in WNBA history to do so Griner signs up with Shaquille O'Neal, Yao Ming and Joel Embid as just WNBA/NBA facilities to ordinary 20+ factors in 3 successive seasons considering that 2000 Racked up in double figures in 29 of the 31 games she played in this period Racked up a season-high 34 points on August 25 versus Chicago Scored 20 or more factors a career-best 19 times in 2019Scoring Standard: Brittney GrinerGriner averaged 20. 7 factors in 31 games to make her second racking up title. She also led the WNBA in racking up in 2017 with 21. 9 points per game. On top of that, Griner linked Jones for the leading place in obstructed shots this season. A six-time All-Star, Griner racked up in double figures in almost two games played this period. She videotaped a season-high 34 points against the Skies on Aug. 25. On Aug. 4 against the Washington Mystics, Griner do with 26 points, 9 rebounds, 8 assists and four obstructed shots to end up being the initial gamer to reach those four totals in a WNBA the 8th seed in the 2019 WNBA Championship, Griner and the Mercury will see Vandersloot and the fifth-seeded Skies in a first-round, single-elimination video game on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 8 p. m. ET on forward/guard Elena Delle Donne rated 2nd in the WNBA in racking up with 19. 5 points per game. She was followed by Dallas Wings novice guard Arike Ogunbowale, Seattle Storm forward Natasha Howard and Mercury ahead DeWanna Average: Jonquel JonesJones averaged 9. 7 rebounds in 34 games to secure her second rebounding title in four periods. In 2017, she averaged a WNBA-leading 11. 85 rebounds per video game-- the second-highest single-season mark in organization background, behind Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles' 11. 88 rebounds last period, Jones got 10 or even more rebounds 16 times. On May 31, the two-time All-Star established a WNBA period high and matched her occupation high with 22 rebounds against the Los Angeles Jones, the Sun earned the No. 2 seed in the 2019 WNBA Playoffs and received a dual bye right into the Semifinals. Connecticut will organize Game 1 of a best-of-five Semifinals series on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p. m. ET on High temperature rookie facility Teaira McCowan ended up second in recoiling with 9. 0 per game.