Lyttle, Toliver named Players of the Week

Sancho Lyttle of the Atlanta Dream and Kristi Toliver of the Los Angeles Sparks were named WNBA's Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week for the period ending August 26.

Lyttle led Atlanta in scoring (17.3 points per game), rebounding (7.3) and steals (2.7) while also dishing out 3.7 assists per contest.

Toliver led the West in scoring with 25.3 points per game and was second in three-point percentage after knocking down 13-of-21 shots from behind the arc.

Other players considered for the award were Indiana's Katie Douglas, New York's Cappie Pondexter, Minnesota's Rebekkah Brunson and San Antonio's Danielle Robinson.