WNBA Star Maya Moore Retires After Bringing Justice To Her Husband : Consider This from NPR Maya Moore stepped away from her stellar basketball career to help free Jonathan Irons, a man who was incarcerated for over two decades on a wrongful conviction.

With the help of Moore and her family, Irons was exonerated and released from prison in 2020.

Over the course of working on his case, Moore and Irons developed a friendship that turned into love and the pair got married shortly after Irons was freed from prison.

This month, Moore officially retired from basketball to focus on her new family with Irons.

We speak with Moore and Irons about their journey together.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

Retired WNBA Star Maya Moore And Her Husband Jonathan Irons Talk About Their Journey

Retired WNBA Star Maya Moore And Her Husband Jonathan Irons Talk About Their Journey

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Maya Moore announced her retirement from basketball in January 2023.

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Maya Moore stepped away from her stellar basketball career to help free Jonathan Irons, a man who was incarcerated for over two decades on a wrongful conviction.

With the help of Moore and her family, Irons was exonerated and released from prison in 2020.

Over the course of working on his case, Moore and Irons developed a friendship that turned into love and the pair got married shortly after Irons was freed from prison.

This month, Moore officially retired from the WNBA to focus on her new family with Irons.

We speak with Moore and Irons about their journey together.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Gabe O'Connor and Brianna Scott. It was edited by William Troop and Sarah Handel. Our executive producer is Sami Yenigun.