Moore wins POW award again 07 Jun 16

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has won Western Conference Player of the Week honors.

The WNBA announced the award Monday. It’s Moore’s second Player of the Week award this season and 16th of her career.

Moore averaged 19 points, 4.5 assists and five rebounds as the Lynx went 2-0 over the week. She scored a game-high 25 points and posted six rebounds and three assists as the Lynx beat the New York Liberty at Madison Square Garden 79-69 on May 31.

On Saturday, Moore tallied 13 points, six assists and four rebounds in Minnesota’s 80-63 win over Dallas.

The Lynx have opened the season with a seven-game winning streak and are tied with Los Angeles atop the Western Conference. The Lynx host the Phoenix Mercury on Tuesday night.