Lynx Moore Named Western Conference Player Of Week

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named the WNBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season.

Moore started the week with a game-high 30 points, including 16 in the fourth quarter, as the Lynx rallied for an 83-72 win over Los Angeles. She helped Minnesota defeat Tulsa on Thursday, scoring a game-high 33 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Moore also finished with three assists and two steals and went 8-for-8 from the free throw line.

Moore finished the week with a game-high 26 points and 12 rebounds in Sunday’s win over Seattle. It was Moore’s 19th double-double of her career and her seventh this season.

Moore picked up her seventh Player of the Week honor of her career.

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