Maya Moore has played on seven USA Basketball national teams since 2006, capturing seven gold medals.
Maya Moore first played for USA Basketball as a member of the 2006 USA U18 National Team that compiled a 4-0 record and won the gold medal at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship that was played at the United States Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is pictured here during trials.
At the 2006 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, Maya Moore started in three of four games and averaged 9.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game.
In the USA women’s U18 record book, Maya Moore is tied for second in single-competition steals averaged (3.8).
Maya Moore was a member of the USA team that wrapped up a 7-0 record and won the gold medal at the 2007 FIBA U19 World Cup in Bratislava, Slovakia.
At the 2007 FIBA U19 World Cup, Maya Moore started in all nine U.S. wins and averaged a team-high 16.3 points per game, along with 6.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game.
In the USA women’s U19 record book, Maya Moore is second for single-competition points (147), and she is one of just 11 players to have scored at least 24 points in a single game. She had 24 points against Slovakia on Aug. 1, 2007, and again against Spain in the semifinals on Aug. 4, 2007.
Prior to the 2007 FIBA U19 World Cup, Maya Moore helped the USA to a 3-0 exhibition record in the Canary Islands – averaging 12.0 points and 5.0 points per game during the friendlies. She is pictured here with tournament volunteers.
Maya Moore was a member of the 2009 World University Games that earned a 7-0 record and won a gold medal in Belgrade, Serbia, but she was kept out of the competition by a sprained knee. She is pictured here during a sight-seeing tour of Belgrade.
Maya Moore (right) was one of three collegiate players invited to the 2009 USA National Team fall training camp in Washington, D.C. She is pictured here with Linsday Whalen (left) and Kara Lawson.
Maya Moore was the youngest player on the 2010-12 USA National Team roster when it was unveiled on March 3, 2010.
Prior to the 2010 FIBA World Cup, Maya Moore played in three exhibition games, starting in one and averaging 13.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game in the warm-up competitions.
At the 2010 FIBA World Cup in Czech Republic, Maya Moore helped the USA to a 9-0 record and gold medal, averaging 8.7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game.
As a member of the 2010 USA World Cup Team, Maya Moore (right) was entering her senior season at the University of Connecticut in 2010-11. She is pictured here with Tina Charles, who graduated from UConn in 2010.
Maya Moore played in all five of the 2012 National Team’s exhibition wins prior to the London Olympic Games, averaging 10.8 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists per contest.
After an exhibition game in Washington, D.C., Maya Moore and the USA women met President Barack Obama.
Maya Moore started in five of the USA’s eight wins at the 2012 Olympic Games, helping the USA to a gold medal by contributing 9.0 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game.
With her 2012 Olympic gold medal, Maya Moore became one of 11 players to have won a gold medal at the FIBA World Cup and the Olympics along with NCAA and WNBA titles.
Maya Moore started in all five games and helped the 2014 USA National Team to a 4-1 exhibition record, averaging 8.0 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game.
At the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Maya Moore started in all six U.S. wins and averaged a team-high 15.3 points per game to go with 6.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game.
Maya Moore was named MVP at the 2014 FIBA World Cup.
In the USA women’s World Cup record book, Maya Moore is tied for fourth in single-competition 3-point percentage (.519 in 2014); and in career records, she is fifth for 3-point percentage (.433 in 2010 and 2014).
Maya Moore was honored as the 2014 USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year.
Maya Moore participated in the May 2015 National Team minicamp in Las Vegas.
Maya Moore took part in the 2016 National Team minicamp in February in Connecticut.
With the 2016 USA National Team, Maya Moore started in all four U.S. exhibition wins and averaged 10.8 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game prior to the 2016 Olympic Games.
Maya Moore won her second Olympic gold medal in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, starting in all eight games and averaging 12.0 points, 5.6 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game.
In the U.S. Olympic women’s record book, Maya Moore is tied for first in single-game 3-point percentage (3-3 3pt FGs vs. Japan on Aug. 16, 2016); is third for single-competition assists (34 in 2016); is sixth for career assists (55 in 2012 and 2016); is tied for eighth in career steals (28 in 2012 and 2016); is 10th for career rebounds (90 in 2012 and 2016); and is 11th in career scoring (168 points in 2012 and 2016).
Most recently, Maya Moore participated in the 2018 USA National Team minicamp in February in South Carolina, prior to stepping away from basketball to help free Jonathan Irons, a 40-year-old man convicted of burglary and assault when he was 18. With Moore’s help, Irons walked out of prison a free man on July 1, 2020.
Through the Years: Maya Moore
Dawn Staley as a USA Basketball Coach