New York, NY (Sports Network) - Chicago Sky forward Elena Delle Donne and
Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore have been selected as the WNBA Eastern and
Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played
through Aug. 25.
Delle Donne took home Eastern Conference honors for the fourth time in her
distinguished rookie season, posting averages of 20 points and 6.3 rebounds
per contest as the Sky finished the week 3-0.
The Delaware product poured in a season-high 25 points along with eight
rebounds in a 67-56 win at Atlanta on Sunday.
Moore collected her second weekly player honor of the season and fourth of her
career after striking for a league-high 25 points per contest in three games
as Minnesota went 2-1.
In Saturday's 84-77 victory over Indiana, Moore recorded a career-high 35
points by shooting 15-of-21 from the field, to go with eight rebounds and four
Others considered for this week's awards included Atlanta's Erika de
Souza, Chicago's Sylvia Fowles, Indiana's Tamika Catchings and New York's
Plenette Pierson in the East, as well as Los Angeles teammates Candace Parker
and Nneka Ogwumike, Diana Taurasi from Phoenix, San Antonio's Shenise Johnson
and Tulsa's Liz Cambage in the West.
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