Originally posted on The Rebkell Reader:
Maya Moore insists it is not part of a specific plan. She did not sit down at some point during the offseason and decide she was going to score more.
“I’ve always looked to score,” insisted Moore, the Lynx’s star forward.
But the numbers tell a different story. Moore, the WNBA’s first overall pick in the 2011 draft, has begun her third season in a rush of slashes to the basket, pullup jumpers and three-pointers. And while there are ups and downs in any season — witness Moore’s super-efficient game against Phoenix on Thursday and her relative struggles Sunday at Washington — Moore is clearly more aggressive in her approach.