Lynx Forward May Moore Is Western Conference Player of Week
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named Western Conference Player of the Week for the third time this season.
It's the 13th time Moore has received the honor in her career. The WNBA announced the award Monday.
Moore led all Western Conference scorers for the week with 23.3 points per game. She ranked sixth in the WNBA in assists that week with 3.8 assists per game and seventh in rebounding with 7.3 rebounds per game.
Moore led all scorers with 27 points, seven rebounds and three steals in Minnesota's win over Los Angeles. The All-Star MVP collected 21 points, 10 rebounds and five assists against Atlanta, making her 26th career double-double. She finished the week by scoring 16 of 20 points in the fourth quarter against Tulsa.
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