Happy Thursday! See you tomorrow. -Shelby WNBA start pauses career to help overturn a conviction - it worked This is just fucking amazing! Here’s the short of it. About Maya Moore… WNBA star Maya Moore put her basketball career on hold in part to help Irons overturn his conviction. The four-time champion and former Rookie of the Year and MVP stunned the basketball world when she sat out the 2019 season. Moore had met Irons while doing prison ministry in 2007 and formed a friendship with him.