Maya Moore

American basketball player Maya Moore

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.
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Jeff Teague Reportedly Expected to Agree to Terms on Contract with Timberwolves - Bleacher Report
Google News - 8 months
ABC News Jeff Teague Reportedly Expected to Agree to Terms on Contract with Timberwolves Bleacher Report ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Teague and Minnesota agreed to a three-year, $57 million deal while ESPN's Jeff Goodman added the third year is a player option. Teague had a strong year for Indiana. He averaged 15.3 points and a career-high 7.8 ... PG Ricky Rubio acquired by Jazz for 2018 protected first-rounderESPN Grades: Timberwolves Find Optimal Point Guard Fit With Jeff TeagueSports Illustrated Maya Moore scores 21, Lynx close out Mercury lateFOXSports.com Minneapolis Star Tribune -Indianapolis Star -SB Nation -Yahoo Sports all 170 news articles »
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News Roundup for May 5, 2017
Huffington Post - 10 months
Happy Cinco De Mayo, friends. 1. GOP congressmen passed “Trumpcare” through the House yesterday. Millions are at risk for losing their health insurance. More here. 2. President Trump said Australia’s universal health care system is better than America’s health care because of course he did. More here. 3. Democrats have raised over $4 million dollars in the hours since Trumpcare passed. This is what the resistance looks like. More here. 4. Police were able to save a teen’s life after an attempted suicide on Facebook live. Well, it seems we were able to prevent at least one horrible thing from happening on Facebook live. More here. 5. It’s not news, but here’s how to not be racist on Cinco de Mayo. More here. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
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These 2 High School Superstars Are Excelling On And Off The Court
Huffington Post - 10 months
Earning an invitation to the McDonald’s High School All-American game is like earning All-NBA honors as a professional: not just an All-Star appearance, but the pinnacle of the sport. Not only were Atlanta’s Wendell Carter Jr. and Salem, Oregon’s Evina Westbrook selected to the game, but they’ve also been chosen as the 2017 Morgan Wootten Players of the Year. The award ― previously handed out to the likes of LeBron James, Jahlil Okafor, Jabari Parker and Maya Moore ― recognizes them for their outstanding character, leadership and the values as student-athletes in the community.  Carter, who is committed to Duke, and Westbrook, a Tennessee signee, recently caught up with HuffPost to discuss the prestigious McDonald’s game, as well their emphasis on academia and how the love of all things basketball extends far beyond the game. The recruiting process can be relentless. What was the hardest part about it for you?  Wendell Carter Jr.: Saying no to some of the g...
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Moore, Lynx even WNBA Finals at 1-1 with win over Sparks
LATimes - over 1 year
Maya Moore had 21 points and 12 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx even the WNBA Finals at one game apiece with a 79-60 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 2 on Tuesday night.  Sylvia Fowles had 13 points and 15 boards and Minnesota held Los Angeles to 32.9 percent shooting to bounce back...
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Moore, Lynx even WNBA Finals at 1-1 with win over Sparks
LATimes - over 1 year
Maya Moore had 21 points and 12 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx even the WNBA Finals at one game apiece with a 79-60 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 2 on Tuesday night.  Sylvia Fowles had 13 points and 15 boards and Minnesota held Los Angeles to 32.9 percent shooting to bounce back...
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Moore, Lynx even WNBA Finals at 1-1 with win over Sparks
LATimes - over 1 year
Maya Moore had 21 points and 12 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx even the WNBA Finals at one game apiece with a 79-60 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 2 on Tuesday night.  Sylvia Fowles had 13 points and 15 boards and Minnesota held Los Angeles to 32.9 percent shooting to bounce back...
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Moore, Lynx even WNBA Finals at 1-1 with win over Sparks
LATimes - over 1 year
Maya Moore had 21 points and 12 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx even the WNBA Finals at one game apiece with a 79-60 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 2 on Tuesday night.  Sylvia Fowles had 13 points and 15 boards and Minnesota held Los Angeles to 32.9 percent shooting to bounce back...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Maya Moore
    FORTIES
  • 2016
    USA Basketball named Moore to the squad that will play the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, which would be her second Olympic tournament.
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    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.
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  • 2015
    She was named first-team all-WNBA in 2015.
  • 2014
    The 32 professional women's basketball players, plus one collegiate player (Breanna Stewart) were selected by the USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee to compete for the final roster to represent the USA at the FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey during September and October 2014.
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    On July 22, 2014, Maya scored a career high 48 points, the second highest single-game total in WNBA history.
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    In the fourth game of the 2014 season, Moore set a new WNBA record by scoring 30 or more points in four consecutive games.
    For her efforts in the 2014 FIBA World Championship, she was named MVP of the tournament.
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  • 2013
    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.
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  • 2012
    The 20 professional women's basketball payers, plus one collegiate player (Brittney Griner), were selected by the USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee to compete for the final roster to represent the USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
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    In 10 EuroLeague Women games, Moore averaged 12.7 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.6 assists, helping Ros Casares win its first ever EuroLeague championship on April 1, 2012.
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    The Lynx advanced to the 2012 WNBA Finals, for the second straight season, but fell to the Indiana Fever.
  • 2011
    The Lynx went on to equal 2011's 27-7 mark, finishing as the top seed in the WNBA Playoffs for a second straight year.
    In October 2011, Maya became only the second player in league history to win Rookie of the Year honors and a WNBA championship in the same year.
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    Moore was selected 1st overall in the 2011 WNBA Draft by the Minnesota Lynx.
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    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.
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  • 2010
    Moore was named as one of the National team members to represent the USA Basketball team in the WNBA versus USA Basketball. This game replaced the normal WNBA All-Star game with WNBA All-Stars versus USA Basketball, as part of the preparation for the FIBA World Championship for Women to be held in the Czech Republic during September and October 2010. Moore was selected to be a member of the National team representing the USA at the World Championships held in September and October 2010.
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    Moore was one of twenty players named to the national team pool. Twelve of this group were chosen to represent the USA in the 2010 World Championships and the 2012 Olympics. The USA National team began training in April 2010 to prepare for the FIBA World Championship starting in September 2010.
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    The team selected to play for the 2010 FIBA World Championship and the 2012 Olympics was chosen from these participants.
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    She helped lead her team to a second straight undefeated 39-0 season and the 2010 National Championship, and was named to the 2010 NCAA Final Four All-Tournament team
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    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.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    Maya Moore was also a brilliant college student: she graduated with a 3.7 GPA, earning the Elite 88 Award, and was named Cosida Academic All-America First-Team in 2009, 2010 and 2011, Cosida Academic All-America of the Year in 2010 and 2011 (1st player to ever repeat) and All-sports Academic All-America of the Year in 2011.
    She was selected as the John Wooden Award winner in 2009 after leading Connecticut to the undefeated national championship. The following season, Moore led Connecticut to its second straight national championship and continued its overall undefeated streak at 78; in the 2010–11 season, she led the Huskies in extending that streak to an NCAA both-gender record (all divisions) of 90.
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    Moore played forward for the UConn women's basketball team, and won back to back national championships in 2009 and 2010.
  • 2008
    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..
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  • 2007
    Moore received several awards for her performance her senior year including the 2007 WBCA National Player of the Year, 2007 Parade Magazine All-America of the Year, and 2007 Morgan Wootten Award Winner which is presented to the McDonald's All-America Player of the Year - she joins Tina Charles and Nicole Wolff as past University of Connecticut recruits to win the honor. Maya Moore played for the Georgia Metros 16U Nike Travel Team in both 2005 and 2006. The Georgia Metros went 73-6 in those two travel seasons, and Maya led them to four National Championships: The AAU 16U National Championship in Orlando (where she was the MVP, as a 15-year-old) in 2005; the US Junior Nationals Championship in DC, twice, in both 2005 and 2006; and the Nike Nationals Championship in 2006.
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    Moore helped lead her high school to four consecutive state championships appearances, including three Georgia state titles and the 2007 National Championship.
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  • 2006
    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.
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  • 2005
    In addition to basketball, she also participated in track and field. Moore finished as the first-place runner-up in the high jump at the 2005 Georgia State 5A Championships.
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    She was only the second junior to win the Naismith award Her first dunk was one-handed off an alley-oop pass in warm-ups at a dunk contest in Charlotte, NC in December 2005.
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    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.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1989
    Born on June 11, 1989.
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