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Moore lifts Lynx past Shock in WNBA

May 24, 2014

TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) — 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 the defending WNBA champion Lynx, who have won their 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.

In other games, Danielle Robinson had 14 points, nine assists and eight rebounds as the San Antonio Stars held off the Phoenix Mercury 78-74.

Seven-time WNBA All-Star Becky Hammon, who played in only one game for San Antonio last year because of injuries, had eight points and four assists in her season debut.

Connecticut rookie Chiney Ogwumike scored 18 points to help the Sun beat the Seattle Storm 71-59 for its first victory of the season.

Allison Hightower added 14 points, and Kelsey Bone had 13 for the Sun.

Washington’s Bria Hartley scored 15 points in the Mystics’ 79-63 victory over the Indiana Fever.