WNBA Progressive Leaders and Records for Defensive Rating

WNBA Leaders and Records for Defensive Rating: Season · Career · Active · Progressive · Yearly · Top 10

* - Hall of Famer; Bold=active player

Table
  Year-by-Year DRtg   Active DRtg   Career DRtg   Single Season DRtg
1996-97Toni Foster 82.65               Toni Foster 82.65
1997-98Sheryl Swoopes* 85.42               Toni Foster 82.65
1998-99Yolanda Griffith* 86.78   Teresa Weatherspoon* 87.68   Teresa Weatherspoon* 87.68   Toni Foster 82.65
1999-00Sheryl Swoopes* 85.40   Sheryl Swoopes* 86.30   Sheryl Swoopes* 86.30   Toni Foster 82.65
2000-01Penny Taylor 82.39   Yolanda Griffith* 87.46   Sheryl Swoopes* 86.30   Penny Taylor 82.39
2001-02Sheryl Swoopes* 84.71   Sheryl Swoopes* 85.90   Sheryl Swoopes* 85.90   Penny Taylor 82.39
2002-03Yolanda Griffith* 87.80   Sheryl Swoopes* 86.66   Sheryl Swoopes* 86.66   Penny Taylor 82.39
2003-04Lisa Leslie* 84.54   Lisa Leslie* 87.75   Lisa Leslie* 87.75   Penny Taylor 82.39
2004-05Kristin Haynie 85.83   Lisa Leslie* 88.08   Lisa Leslie* 88.08   Penny Taylor 82.39
2005-06Tamika Catchings* 84.64   Lisa Leslie* 88.10   Lisa Leslie* 88.10   Penny Taylor 82.39
2006-07Tamika Catchings* 81.25   Cheryl Ford 88.26   Lisa Leslie* 88.10   Tamika Catchings* 81.25
2007-08Lisa Leslie* 87.23   Lisa Leslie* 88.01   Lisa Leslie* 88.01   Tamika Catchings* 81.25
2008-09Tamika Catchings* 89.27   Lisa Leslie* 88.43   Lisa Leslie* 88.43   Tamika Catchings* 81.25
2009-10Tamika Catchings* 91.37   Tamika Catchings* 89.65   Lisa Leslie* 88.43   Tamika Catchings* 81.25
2010-11Jayne Appel-Marinelli 92.38   Tamika Catchings* 90.10   Lisa Leslie* 88.43   Tamika Catchings* 81.25
2011-12Sancho Lyttle 88.84   Tamika Catchings* 90.14   Lisa Leslie* 88.43   Tamika Catchings* 81.25
2012-13Tamika Catchings* 88.29   Tamika Catchings* 90.00   Lisa Leslie* 88.43   Tamika Catchings* 81.25
2013-14Brittney Griner 90.11   Tamika Catchings* 90.16   Lisa Leslie* 88.43   Tamika Catchings* 81.25
2014-15LaToya Sanders 86.42   Tamika Catchings* 90.27   Lisa Leslie* 88.43   Tamika Catchings* 81.25
2015-16Sylvia Fowles 91.59   Tamika Catchings* 90.88   Lisa Leslie* 88.43   Tamika Catchings* 81.25
2016-17Sylvia Fowles 89.61   Candace Parker 92.50   Lisa Leslie* 88.43   Tamika Catchings* 81.25
2017-18Jessica Breland 93.68   Sylvia Fowles 92.96   Lisa Leslie* 88.43   Tamika Catchings* 81.25
2018-19Nneka Ogwumike 91.38   Sylvia Fowles 93.14   Lisa Leslie* 88.43   Tamika Catchings* 81.25
2019-20Natasha Howard 88.72   Sylvia Fowles 93.22   Lisa Leslie* 88.43   Tamika Catchings* 81.25
2020-21Jonquel Jones 88.30   Sylvia Fowles 92.98   Lisa Leslie* 88.43   Tamika Catchings* 81.25