Per a news release from the Lynx, Maya Moore won the Western Conference Player of the Week Award for the 15th time in her career after helping the Lynx to a 3-0 start.
Moore led the Lynx in assists in all three wins and was the team’s top scorer twice and leading rebounder once. The sixth-year pro from the University of Connecticut tallied 16 of her game-high 27 points in the second half of Minnesota’s opening night victory over Phoenix. Moore put up 22 points and six assists at Chicago, marking her 74th 20+ point performance in Lynx uniform. On Sunday at Seattle, Moore registered 17 points, nine rebounds and four assists.