Tag Archive | Maya Moore

USA Advances to the Women’s World Cup Semifinals With Win Against Serbia

Behind Alyssa Thomas‘ double-double (13 points, 14 rebounds), the USA prevailed over Serbia in the quarterfinals at the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup in Sydney. The game saw the USA trail for the first time (11-7) at the competition but a 20-0 run paved the way for a berth into the semifinals. The victory improves the […]

Survey Says: Las Vegas Aces to Win WNBA Championship

The Las Vegas Aces were picked to win the WNBA championship and the Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart was selected as the favorite for the WNBA Most Valuable Player Award, according to the 2021 WNBA.com GM Survey.  In the 18th edition of the poll, the WNBA’s 12 general managers assessed the league’s best teams, players, coaches, offseason […]

Maya Moore Honored with USOPC’s Jack Kelly Fair Play Award

In recognition of her selfless act to defer her athletic career to pursue criminal justice reform, two-time Olympic and two-time FIBA World Cup gold medalist Maya Moore has been named as the recipient of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee’s 2020 Jack Kelly Fair Play Award. The Jack Kelly Fair Play Award, established in […]

USA Basketball to Stream Classic National Team Exhibition Games

USA Basketball, beginning with Tuesday night’s successful stream of the Nov. 11, 1995, exhibition contest between the USA Women’s National Team and the defending NCAA champion University of Connecticut, will continue streaming classic men’s and women’s national team games every Tuesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. EDT through July 9. In addition to the games, […]

Minnestoa’s Napheesa Collier 2019 WNBA Rookie of the Year

Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier has been named the 2019 WNBA Rookie of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  She is the first Lynx player to earn the honor since Maya Moore in 2011.   Collier received 29 votes from a national panel of 43 sportswriters and broadcasters.  Dallas Wings guard Arike Ogunbowale received the […]

Las Vegas Selects Jackie Young with First Overall Pick in 2019 WNBA Draft

All-America Third Team selection Jackie Young of Notre Dame tonight was selected by the Las Vegas Aces with the first overall pick of WNBA Draft 2019 presented by State Farm, which was held at the Nike New York Headquarters. Young, the first Notre Dame player to record two triple-doubles in a season, is the Aces’ […]

MVP Stewart Unanimously Selected to 2018 All-WNBA First Team

WNBA Most Valuable Player Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm was unanimously selected to the 2018 All-WNBA First Team, the WNBA announced today.  The 6-4 forward was the only player named to the First Team on all 39 ballots in voting by a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.   Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi was […]