Moore shoots career best in narrow Lynx defeat of Shock
May 25, 2014, 12:00 am TWN
TULSA, Oklahoma--Maya Moore made the winning free throws with 11.8 seconds remaining for the last of her career-high 38 points in the Minnesota Lynx's 94-93 victory over the Tulsa Shock in the WNBA on Friday.
Moore also had 13 rebounds for defending WNBA champion Minnesota, which has won its first three games to start the season. Moore, the Most Valuable Player of the WNBA Finals last fall, has topped 30 points in every game this year and leads the league in scoring with a 35.0 average.
Semione Augustus added 23 points for the Lynx. Skylar Diggins led winless Tulsa with 21 points.
Stars 78, Mercury 74 Danielle Robinson had 14 points, nine assists and eight rebounds as San Antonio held off Phoenix.
Seven-time WNBA All-Star Becky Hammon, who played in only one game for San Antonio last year because of a broken finger and torn ACL, had eight points and four assists in 23 minutes in her season debut.
Diana Taurasi led the Mercury with 21 points and nine assists.
Sun 71, Storm 59 Rookie Chiney Ogwumike scored 18 points to help Connecticut beat Seattle for its first victory of the season.
Allison Hightower added 14 points, and Kelsey Bone had 13 for the Sun.
Crystal Langhorne had 15 points for the Storm, who have dropped their first three games to start the season.
Mystics 79, Fever 63 Rookie Bria Hartley scored 15 points and Ivory Latta and Tianna Hawkins each added 11 in Washington's victory over Indiana.
Maggie Lucas had 12 points for winless Indiana.