Tag Archive | Maya Moore

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 […]

Washington’s Delle Donne, Minnestoa Moore Named WNBA Players of the Week

 Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics and Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Aug. 6-12. Delle Donne was named Player of the Week for a league-leading fourth time this season and the 16th time in her six-year career after Washington (20-11) […]

Star-Studded Verizon WNBA All-Star Game 2018 on ABC Airs Saturday

The Verizon WNBA All-Star Game 2018 will highlight the league’s stars in the 15th edition of the star-studded event, broadcasting live on ABC on Saturday, July 28, at 3:30 p.m. ET from the Target Center in Minneapolis.  Ryan Ruocco will call the game alongside analyst Rebecca Lobo, with reporters Holly Rowe and LaChina Robinson. In addition, […]