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Courtney Vandersloot Earns Peak Performer Award In Assists

The award is the seventh in her career.
Courtney Vandersloot. Photo: Brandon Todd/NY Liberty.

Courtney Vandersloot has earned the 2023 WNBA Peak Performer Award in assists.

This is the seventh time in her career that she has won the award. Vandersloot set the WNBA single-season team assist record (965), as well as the all-time WNBA record for team assist percentage (75.0%). 

The New York Liberty point guard finished the 2023 regular season with a league-best 8.1 assists per game.

In her first season in New York, Vandersloot saw action in 39 contests where she dished a career-high total of 314 assists. Vandersloot led the Liberty to a league-best and franchise-record 24.1 assists per game. 

Since the award was instituted in 2007,  Vandersloot has claimed seven league-best finishes in assists per game, Lindsay Whalen takes second place with three-career Peak Performer Awards in assists.