Maya Moore on-court heroism is all there to see, but she is quiet regarding her personal life. Like every professional basically, would like to stick to job and Moore is no exception to this theory
Moore has never shared about being married or being in any kind of relationship, but it didn’t take long for rumors to come out as she was believed to be secretly married in 2015. Moore instantly dismissed such rumors of her being married as she did not want the matter to be controversy among fans.
Furthermore, if we rollback time, In 2012 Moore was speculated to be a gay. The rumor was based on the fact that if two of your mates like chicken then it’s obvious you are a chicken lover. This was the case when her teammates Amber Harris and Jessica Adair proclaimed about their sexuality.
Till now Maya hasn’t opened about her sexual orientation. If we look up at the details of her personal life, she hasn’t shared, any details of personal life. If we talk about her married life, she is basically married to her profession for now.
Maya Moore source of inspiration Kathryn Moore her Mother!
It’s a long, distance to travel from starting as a junior basketball player to WNBA profession. She grew up living with Kathryn Moore, her mother. It’s a tough task for a single mother to raise and show the right path to their children. Seeing Maya as a pro athlete, she has done quite an astonishing job.
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If we look at basketball career of Maya Moore, there’s a lot to talk about. She has been a winner no matter where she plays or who she plays for. Not only in her home soil but also she has won a championship all around the world. She has won three WNBA championship for Minnesota Lynx, and she has two Olympic gold medals which she won in 2012 and 2016. She is not just confined to the domestic league as she has won in Europe and Asia.
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In 2012, she won both Spanish and Euro title while playing for Ros Casares Valencia in Spain Furthermore; she didn’t leave any chance to win in Asia as she won three successful Chinese League title from 2013-2015.
Aside from team trophies, she has established herself as standout women basketball player as she has claimed lots of individual awards. WNBA Rookie of the Year Award in the year 2011, WNBA Finals MVP Award (2013), NBA All-Star Game MVP (2012, 2016), scoring title (2014) are among the list of awards for her personal gallery.
Maya Moore’s Play Stats
While talking about her gameplay she is a gem to a team. One time she is busy defending next time she is the one scoring in the opponents half. If we look at her playoff stats that’s a quite an impressive record. It shows that she has a mentality of a winner.
WNBA stats according to May 21, 2017
A look at how she fared per game No to mention, Moore is quite good at dunking.
Caption: Maya Moore totally dominating on court her dunking ability with her teammate Tina Charles
If we compare male and women basketball players earning, women players earn significantly low. But if we look at WNBA fan base and craze among fans, the salary WNBA players earn is significantly high. WNBA star Maya Moore is earning a good money from her profession.
Besides, salary from basketball, Moore earns from ads, endorsement, and other revenue generating activities. Furthermore, Moore showed the world how much effective she is in court as she becomes first women basketball player to sign an endorsement deal with Jordan Brand, a popular sneaker company owned by Nike.
Moore performance talks in the court while outside it she is letting world known that she wears Jordan Brand shoes. With her long career in WNBA, she has a net worth of $150 thousand.