Just before the 2013 season, Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore spent three weeks living and training with WNBA veteran Kara Lawson—and not just to work on her 3-point shooting (Lawson
October 31, 2014
Lynx forward Maya Moore was named the Western Conference Player of the Month for July, the WNBA announced Tuesday.
Moore averaged 26.4 points, 8.6 rebounds and 3.6 assists during the month, leading Minnesota to a 9-1 record. She scored a franchise-record 48 points in a July 22 win over Atlanta, which was the second-highest point total in league history.
The award was the second such...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore scored 20 points to power the Minnesota Lynx past Phoenix 75-67 on Thursday night, snapping the Mercury's franchise-record 16-game win streak.
Seimone Augustus added 19 points for Minnesota (21-6), which won its eighth straight.
Brittney Griner scored 18 points for the Mercury (22-4), who lost for the first time since June 12.
Phoenix came in leading the...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore scored a franchise-record 48 points, the second most in WNBA history, to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 112-108 in double-overtime on Tuesday night.
Moore hit 16 of 30 shots from the field, including 7 of 9 from beyond the arc. The 48 points are just short of the record 51 scored by Riquna Williams last season.
Lindsay Whalen scored 26 points...
The WNBA announced Monday that Lynx forward Maya Moore has earned its Western Conference Player of the Week honor for July 7-14.
The Player of the Week honor is Moore's second this season and seventh of her decorated career.
Moore began last week with a game-high 30 points, including 16 in the fourth quarter, in a win over Los Angeles. She helped the Lynx knock off Tulsa on July...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore's won WNBA, NCAA, Olympic and Chinese titles.
Now, she can add a pseudo-popularity contest to her resume.
Moore became the first top WNBA All-Star Game fan vote recipient this season, receiving 28,389 online and social media votes thanks to a remarkable first half of her fourth season. The 6-foot, 183-pound forward came into Tuesday night's clash...
MINNEAPOLIS -- With the spotlight on her as usual, Maya Moore graciously beamed at 8,957 spectators Sunday afternoon at the Target Center as she received her third consecutive WNBA Western Conference player of the month award. Moore came off a WNBA Finals MVP performance and in May emerged as a frontrunner for the same season-long honor, scorching opponents with perhaps women's basketball...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Duke women's basketball coach Joanne P. McCallie asked her players to zero in on one word during their 2011 NCAA tournament regional final against Connecticut.
"The entire scouting report was about her," said Tricia Liston, then a little-used freshman Blue Devils guard.
It was nothing new for current Lynx forward Maya Moore, who scored 28 points and pulled down...