Augustus, Dupree, Pondexter among WNBA All-Star reserves

Updated: July 9, 2007, 3:18 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Second-year players Seimone Augustus, Candice Dupree and Cappie Pondexter were among the WNBA's All-Star reserves announced Monday, each earning the honor for the second straight season.

Augustus, the reigning rookie of the year with Minnesota, is second in the league in scoring at 22.3 points per game -- trailing only Seattle's Lauren Jackson (22.6). Dupree is third at 19.5 for Chicago.

Joining Augustus and Phoenix's Pondexter as reserves for the Western Conference at Sunday's game in Washington: Sacramento forward Rebekkah Brunson, Los Angeles center Taj McWilliams-Franklin, Mercury forward Penny Taylor and Houston forward Tina Thompson.

Added for the Eastern Conference along with Dupree were: guard Alana Beard and forward DeLisha Milton-Jones from Washington; Connecticut guard Katie Douglas and forward Asjha Jones; and Indiana center Tammy Sutton-Brown.

The New York Liberty, third in the Eastern Conference at 10-8, are the only team without an All-Star.

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