Wnba All Star Game Analysis

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WNBA All-Star star games typically bring out the best of everyone, and Maya Moore certainly brought out her best on Saturday. Moore took home MVP honors after scoring an All star game record 30 points, including 8 straight in the last two minutes, to help propel the West to a 117-112 victory over the East in Uncasville, Connecticut. “It was a blast, this is such a special time,” Moore told ESPN after the game. “We turned [the tempo] up, shots were going in.” Phoenix’s Brittney Griner had 21 points, including a three pointer and an electrifying dunk on back to back possessions in the 3rd quarter to help give The West momentum. (insert quote) Veteran Tamika Catchings enjoyed a solid performance in her final all star game, eight points, ten rebounds, six assists. Catchings surpassed Lisa Leslie for first on the all time All Star Game scoring list with 108 points. Catchings deferred to her teammates and her defensive prowess when asked what the record meant to her. “We have scorers everywhere, and that’s what people choose to focus on sometimes. But you also need those players who are willing to do whatever it takes to help their team win, and that’s what I want to be too,” Said Catchings in her post game press conference. Catchings said that perhaps the…show more content…
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