Maya Moore

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Maya April Moore is an American basketball forward for the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA and the Shanxi Flame of the Chinese league. Moore was the winner of the 2006 and 2007 Naismith Prep Player of the Year. She was selected as the John Wooden Award winner in 2009 after leading Connecticut to the undefeated national championship.… Read More

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1989 Birth Born on June 11, 1989.


During her junior year in 2005–06, averaged 23.2 points, 11.3 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 5.4 steals as a junior at Collins Hill. … Read More
2006 17 Years Old In December 2006, she led the Collins Hill Eagles over Poly (Long Beach, California) by a score of 75–61, resulting in her being selected unanimously as the Most Valuable Player of the Tournament of Champions in Chandler, Arizona. … Read More
2007 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Moore helped lead her high school to four consecutive state championships appearances, including three Georgia state titles and the 2007 National Championship. … Read More
2008 19 Years Old …  She was selected as USBWA National Freshman of the Year, also named as the unanimous choice for BIG EAST Freshman of the Year and was a 2008 All-BIG-EAST First Team choice.. … Read More


…  Moore played forward for the UConn women's basketball team, and won back to back national championships in 2009 and 2010.
Moore has won four gold medals with the U.S. women's basketball team, in the 2010 FIBA World Championship, 2012 London Olympics, the 2014 FIBA World Championship, and the 2016 Rio Olympics.
After graduation Maya Moore was selected by the Minnesota Lynx as the 1st overall pick in the 2011 WNBA draft (4th time for a Husky), also becoming the first female basketball player signed to the Jordan Brand. … Read More
The Lynx advanced to the 2012 WNBA Finals, for the second straight season, but fell to the Indiana Fever.
2013 24 Years Old In 2013, Moore elevated her game, shehe led the Lynx in points, and became the first player in WNBA history to lead the league in both three-point field goals and three-point shooting percentage. … Read More
For her efforts in the 2014 FIBA World Championship, she was named MVP of the tournament. … Read More
2015 26 Years Old …  She was named first-team all-WNBA in 2015.
2016 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2016, Moore was chosen to the WNBA Top 20@20, a list of the league's best 20 players ever in celebration of the WNBA's twentieth anniversary. … Read More
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