the first wnba championship was the shocks!
The Houston Comets won the first four WNBA Championships. The first was in 1997 when the Comets defeated the New York Liberty 65-51.
In 2012, the Indiana Fever were the WNBA champions.
The Comets were one of the original teams when the WNBA started in 1997. They won the first four WNBA titles and have won the most WNBA titles of any team in the league.
The first woman to be signed in 1997 (the opening season of the WNBA) to any team was Sheryl Swoopes. Swoopes, an African-American woman, was signed to the Houston Comets.
4x olympic gold medalist(1996,2000,2004,2008),First player to dunk in a WNBA game,First WNBA player to reach 3,000 point plateau,MVP of both WNBA finals and All-Star game at the same season(2002),Led WNBA in rebounds in 1997 and 1998,First player to win both WNBA finals MVP and All-Star game MVP,3x WNBA MVP (2001,2004,2006),First player to dunk in a WNBA game,7x WNBA All-Star (1999-2003,2005,2006)2x Defensive Player Of The Year (2004,2008),All-Decade Team,All-WNBA First Team(1997,2000-2004,2006),All-WNBA Second Team(1998,1999,2005),All-Defensive First Team(2006),All-Defensive Second Team(2005)
The Phoenix Mercury defeated the Detroit Shock in five games (3 games to 2) to win the 2007 WNBA Finals. Phoenix point guard Cappie Pondexter was named the Finals MVP and this was the Mercury's first WNBA Championship.
This was the first unranked team to win the championship