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Rookie and veteran share championship moment

Originally Published: October 8, 2011
By Joanne C. Gerstner

ATLANTA -- Minnesota Lynx starting center Taj McWilliams-Franklin didn't want to let this emotional moment pass without letting rookie guard Maya Moore know how special she is.

The Lynx had just won the franchise's first WNBA title, taking Game 3, 73-67, over the Dream for the series sweep at Philips Arena Friday. Joyous pandemonium reigned, with Lynx players dancing, hugging and screaming for joy over the din of the celebratory music.

McWilliams-Franklin grabbed Moore and hugged ...

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