Cheryl Miller

April 11: MAYA'S MOMENT; Her Day Turns Out To Be Picture Perfect

BRISTOL -- The photograph was the moment that stood out for her. The girls she had grown up with playing AAU basketball. The young women she had admired through four years in college. The opponents she had battled hardest right through the Final Four heartache of last week.

They all stopped and smiled Monday. Yes, Maya Moore insisted, the snapshot meant so much.

"Seeing everybody all dressed up, my sisters finally together here as a group ready to go to the WNBA, that was a really special moment," Moore said Monday after she was chosen by the Minnesota Lynx with the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft.

Point guard Courtney Vandersloot, the magician from Gonzaga, was...