The Houston Comets defeated the New York Liberty (65-51) to win the first ever WNBA Championship in 1997. The Comets won the first 4 WNBA Championships.
This was the first unranked team to win the championship
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.
The Philadelphia Warriors won the first NBA championship.
San Francisco 49ers was the first team to win 5 super bowl championship
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 Indiana Fever in 5 games (3-2) to win the 2009 WNBA finals.
Minniapolis Lakers in 1950
Led by the dynamic trio of Cynthia Cooper, Tina Thompson, and Sheryl Swoopes, the Houston Comets won the first four WNBA Championships (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000).