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John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press San Antonio guard Becky Hammon, left, tries to get Minnesota guard Lindsay Whalen out of her way as she drives towards the basket during the second period Thursday at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

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By Tim Leighton

St. Paul Pioneer Press

MINNEAPOLIS — Maya Moore’s ability to shift mental gears wasn’t a problem Thursday night. Neither was kicking her game into overdrive.

Moore, concerned about the fanfare and possible distractions associated with winning the WNBA’s Most Valuable Player Award on the eve of the playoffs, left the accolades in the locker room and played like the world’s best player.

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