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WNBA star Moore renews contract with Shanxi until 2016

English.news.cn   2013-02-28 14:24:34            

TAIYUAN, China, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- American small forward Maya Moore has renewed her contract for three years with Shanxi women's basketball team, Wang Haizhen, the club president confirmed.

Wang said Wednesday that keeping Moore in his team became his top priority after Shanxi clinched the Chinese Women's Basketball Association (WCBA) leaug championship.

Wang also revealed that he was trying to buy the WNBA broadcasting rights. "During the NBA and CBA off-season, Chinese fans can still enjoy watching the WNAB games," said Wang.

Moore, 2011 WNBA No. 1 draft pick, became the leading scorer of the 2012-2013 Chinese Women's Basketball Association (WCBA) leauge. Chinese fans have dubbed Moore the "Invincible Queen".

Moore averaged 37.3 points, 12.1 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 3.5 steals and 1.3 blocks per game for Shanxi this season.

Editor: Fang Yang
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