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From Being Like Maya… To Meeting Maya!

Two weeks ago, Justice Sikakane was inspired by his 4-year-old daughter Liliana’s question, “Do girls get to play basketball too?” Sikakane took her to her first WNBA game, an epic battle between the Lynx-Sparks, and she was already instantly inspired. Liliana posed in front of Maya Moore’s new billboard by the Minnesota Lynx’s arena, and that photo went viral. Read more about the moment on

After an incredible first experience, Liliana and her father were invited by the Lynx to watch practice and had the chance to meet Moore, get some autographs, and re-create the classic billboard pose.

From being like Maya… to meeting Maya! #WatchMeWork

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The duo will be back at Target Center tomorrow night to watch Moore once again, as the Lynx take on the Mercury at 8 pm/et. Make sure to check out the WNBA action on ESPN2 and keep up with Liliana and her father’s experience at the game on @WNBA social media.