No. 1 playoff moment in WNBA history
You cast your vote and ranked your favorites.
And now we know the winner as the best WNBA playoff moment of all time.
As unveiled during halftime of Game 3 of the WNBA Finals on ESPN2, Teresa Weatherspoon's half-court shot edged the Comets' three-peat to take home top honors, earning 53.2 percent of the vote. Check out the videos below for the final rankings:
No. 1 moment: Spoon's 'prayer' answered (Sept. 4, 1999)
Houston had a two-point lead and was seconds away from celebrating its third consecutive WNBA title, but New York's Teresa Weatherspoon had other ideas. Her half-court heave swished at the buzzer, sending the Finals to a deciding third game. Houston still won the series (and a fourth title in a row the following season), but Spoon's shot was an unforgettable fantastic finish. -- Mechelle Voepel
No. 2 moment: Three for 10 (Sept. 5, 1999)
Just a little more than two weeks after beloved friend and teammate Kim Perrot died from cancer, Houston wasn't going to be denied. After New York won Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on Teresa Weatherspoon's half-court shot, the Comets came back and took Game 3 for the franchise's third consecutive league championship. The WNBA's sportsmanship award is named after Perrot, who wore No. 10 for the Comets. -- MV
No. 3 moment: Shock's worst-to-first (Sept. 16, 2003)
The Detroit Shock had the worst record in the league in 2002, but they had hired coach Bill Laimbeer during that season to begin a turnaround. It happened quickly: The next year, the Shock beat two-time defending champion Los Angeles in the 2003 WNBA Finals, winning the deciding third game 83-78 in front of more than 22,000 fans in Detroit. Deanna Nolan's 3-pointer with 53 seconds left was the key shot. -- MV
When the playoffs opened last month, espnW asked you to help us rank the top 10 moments and plays in WNBA postseason history. Thousands of votes helped us narrow the field to three finalists before users were asked to vote again to determine the No. 1 overall moment.