Maya Moore named All WNBA First Team for the third straight year


Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore was named to the All-WNBA First Team on Thursday.

It's the third straight year that Moore has received the honor. The four-time All-Star was the runner-up to Chicago's Elena Delle Donne for both the WNBA MVP Award and the scoring title.

She averaged 20.6 points per game and also ranked second in the league in made threes per game (2.1), sixth in steals (1.64 spg), and tied for eighth in assists (3.5 apg).

She was the only member of the Lynx to make the All-WNBA First or Second teams.

The Star Tribune notes that Moore received first team votes on 37 of the 39 ballots. She finished with 188 total points – again only behind Delle Donne.

All WNBA First Team

  • Elene Delle Donne – Chicago
  • Maya Moore – Minnesota
  • Tina Charles – New York
  • DeWanna Bonner – Phoenix
  • Angel McCoughtry – Atlanta

All WNBA Second Team

  • Brittney Griner – Phoenix
  • Candace Parker – Los Angeles
  • Tamika Catchings – Indiana
  • Epiphanny Prince – New York
  • Courtney Vandersloot – Chicago

The Lynx meet up with Indiana in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals on Friday night in Indiana. The series is currently tied at 1-1.

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