FIBA World Championships
After leading Team USA to a FIBA World title last summer and being named the MVP of the tournament, Lynx guard Maya Moore was named the USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year on Tuesday.
Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve, who has led her team to two WNBA titles in the last three seasons, has been named as an assistant coach for Team U.S.A in the FIBA World Championships. Reeve will be on the coaching staff with two other assistants under head coach Geno Auriemma, the women’s basketball coach at Connecticut.
For the second time, Minnesota Timberwolves star forward Kevin Love has been named to the initial roster for the U.S. Nation Team for 2014-16. The roster was released Thursday morning by USA Basketball, and Love was one of 28 players named.