Moore leads West past East 130-121 in WNBA All-Star Game

Sue Bird finished with a record 11 assists and eight points.

SEATTLE (AP) - Maya Moore scored 23 points, reigning league MVP Nneka Ogwumike added 22 points and the West outlasted the East 130-121 in the WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday, where most of the attention was on Seattle's Sue Bird.

The veteran West squad with 55 total All-Star Game selections on its roster, pulled away after a close first half. Moore made 9 of 17 shots, including five 3-pointers, while Ogwumike made 11 of 15 attempts off the bench. Bird had a hand in many of those baskets, finishing with a record 11 assists and eight points.

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Moore was named the game's MVP for the second consecutive All-Star Game.

Seattle forward Breanna Stewart scored nine points, six rebounds and six assists.

The youthful East was led by Jonquel Jones with a game-high 24 points, including a dunk in the final minute. There were eight first-time selections on the East roster.