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Kobe, Billie Jean King, Chris Paul, react to Minnesota winning 2017 WNBA Championship

A handful of NBA players and stars reacted on social media once Maya Moore hit a dagger shot en route to Minnesota winning the 2017 championship.

WNBA Finals - Game Five Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Wow! What a series the Minnesota Lynx and the Los Angeles Sparks put on for sports fans everywhere. For the majority of the game, Minnesota was in control, however, as the final minute started to tick down, Los Angeles really fought to close the game and threatened to steal the championship away from the home team.

Yet, just as the Sparks pulled within one possession Maya Moore hit a clutch shot.

Without a doubt, viewers such as Chris Paul of the Houston Rockets, Evan Turner and CJ McCollum of the Portland Trailblazers gave praise of the All-Stars’ huge basket.

Even before Moore’s clutch shot, Paul and McCollum were tuned into the game.

Even thousands of miles away in China, Karl Anthony-Towns sent his good vibes to the Lynx.

Once the game was over, other NBA players, WNBA stars and celebrities congratulated the Lynx on their historical championship.

No secret for his love for the WNBA, Kobe Bryant was one of many to send out a Tweet, as well as Andrew Wiggins:

Bryant even called Moore a “beast” after a viewer compared her shot to one he would have made during his playing days.

Shareef Abdur-Rahim has been watching the entire WNBA Finals, as he also saw when Chelsea Gray hit a clutch shot in Game 1, so it is no surprise he was watching to see how the series finished.

Current and retired WNBA players Alysha Clark, Monique Currie, and Ticha Penicheiro were also watching from afar:

WNBA legend Sheryl Swoopes gave a special shout-out to two players for Minnesota who played at the same university as Swoopes:

Tennis legend Billie Jean King and TV analyst Rosalyn Gold-Onwude were another celebrities to congratulate the champions.