08/20 22:39 CDT AP source: Lynx's Moore has won WNBA MVP award
AP source: Lynx's Moore has won WNBA MVP award
AP Basketball Writer
A person close to the situation says Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA
most valuable player award.
The person says Moore will receive the award Thursday night in Minnesota before
the Lynx face San Antonio in the first game of the Western Conference
semifinals. The person spoke to The Associated Press late Wednesday night on
condition of anonymity because no official announcement has been made.
Phoenix's Diana Taurasi finished second and Atlanta's Angel McCoughtry was
third, the person said.
It's the first league MVP award for Moore, who led the league in scoring. She
averaged a career-best 23.9 points a set a WNBA record by scoring at least 30
points 12 times, including in four straight games.
She finished second in the award voting last season before being named the
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