June 21, 2024 

A’ja Wilson, Caitlin Clark lead first round of fan voting for WNBA All-Star Game

Boston, Stewart, Ogunbowale round out top five

The first round of fan votes for the 2024 WNBA All-Star Game are in. A’ja Wilson of the Las Vegas Aces and Indiana Fever rookie Caitlin Clark are leading the voting, the league announced Friday.

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A two-time MVP, five-time All-Star and two-time WNBA champion, Wilson is No. 1 on the list with 217,773 votes. She is currently leading the league in scoring (27.9 points per game) and rebounding (11.3 per game).

Clark, the 2024 No. 1 overall pick, isn’t far behind with 216,427 votes. She ranks 16th in the WNBA in scoring (16.3 points per game) and third in assists (6.2 per game).

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After Wilson and Clark, the other players in the top 10 are:

To determine the All-Star selections, 50% of the vote comes from fans, 25% comes from current WNBA players, and 25% comes from sportswriters and broadcasters.

Once voting is finished, the 10 players with the most votes will automatically get to participate in the All-Star Game. If they are members of Team USA’s 5-on-5 roster for the upcoming Olympics, they will play for the national team against Team WNBA. If they are not, they will get spots on Team WNBA.

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To fill the remaining spots on Team WNBA, the league’s 12 head coaches will vote from among the 36 players who received the next-most votes. (However, coaches cannot vote for their own players.) The final rosters will be announced on July 2.

The All-Star Game will take place on July 20. It has already sold out and will be held at Footprint Center, the home of three-time WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury. Fans can watch the game on ABC at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT.

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Written by Sydney Wingfield

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