About Maya

Where Maya goes, championships seem to follow: Maya is a four-time WNBA Champion, six time WNBA All Star, Olympic Gold Medalist and has won more games than any player in college basketball history. 

Standing on the shoulders of pioneers, Maya Moore has never done anything but win. She has done it with fire, with polish and with integrity. She is Generation Next, the thoughtful athlete turned cultural icon, loved by the media and anointed by Michael himself. She is our most amplified crossover star and pay attention — she is changing the game. 


Quick Facts

Jefferson City, MO
Atlanta, GA
University of Connecticut
After capturing back to back undefeated national championships in 2009 and 2010 at University of Connecticut and captaining the team that set the NCAA record for most games won in a row (90), Maya was the NCAA Academic All-American of the Year and drafted #1 by the Minnesota Lynx in the 2011 WNBA Draft.
As 2011 WNBA Rookie of the Year and an All-Star starter, it was only five months after graduating from college that she helped her team capture the franchise’s first WNBA Championship. That spring she added Euroleague Champion and Spanish League Champion to her resume and in the summer of 2012 she captured Olympic gold with Team USA.
After a second visit to the WNBA Finals, Maya joined the Shanxi Flame in China where she led the team to its first ever WBCA championship title. In 2013 Maya captured her second WNBA Championship, leading the Lynx in a sweep of the WNBA Finals where she was awarded the Finals MVP. Maya continued to excel in 2014, leading the WNBA in scoring (23.9 ppg), notching a WNBA-record 12 30+ point games and was named the league’s Most Valuable Player. Moore was also named MVP of the 2014 FIBA World Championships after leading team USA to their ninth gold medal .


Career Highlights and Awards

3x WCBA Champion
2x NCAA Champion
In 2016, after winning her third WNBA title and being named MVP of the WNBA All-Star Game, Maya became the first pro athlete (man or woman) ever to notch three titles, ROY, All-Star MVP and League MVP in only five seasons of play. Maya was also named to the 2016 Olympic Women’s Basketball Team and helped the team win their 6th straight gold medal. 

2017, 2015, 2013, 2011 WNBA Champion
2017-2013 WNBA First Team Selection
2013 WNBA Finals MVP
2017-2018, 2015-2013, 2011 WNBA All Star Starter
2011 WNBA Rookie of the Year
#1 Overall Pick 2011 WNBA Draft
1st Female basketball player to sign w/ Jordan Brand

2016 Olympic Gold Medal (London)
2014 World Championship (Turkey)
2012 Olympic Gold Medal (Rio de Janeiro)
2010 World Championship (Czech Republic)

UCONN’s all-time leading scorer
4x NCAA All-­‐American
3x Wade Trophy Winner*
3x Academic All-­American
2x Academic All-American of the Year
2 NCAA Championships
2x John R. Wooden Award Winner
2x Honda Award Winner
2x Honda-­Broderick Cup winner**

only player, male or female, ever to receive 3 or more times
** 2nd woman ever to receive 2 or more times

2015 WBCA Champion (Shanxi Flame)
2014 WBCA Champion (Shanxi Flame)
2013 WCBA Champion (Shanxi Flame)
2018 EuroLeague Women Champion (UMMC Ekaterinburg)
2012 EuroLeague Champion (Ros Casares Valencia)