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Ionescu, Howard help Liberty cruise past Sparks, 102-73

Aug. 02, 2022 22:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points on 11-of-16 shooting, Natasha Howard had 24 points and 11 rebounds and the New York Liberty beat the Los Angeles Sparks 102-73 on Tuesday night in the first of back-to-back games between the teams. The Liberty (12-18) and Los...

Ex-WNBA star Lauren Jackson savors each day of her comeback

Aug. 02, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Jackson is savoring every minute of her basketball comeback even though the battle-tested Australian hoops icon knows she can't do things that once captivated fans before retiring from the sport six years ago. No, that “LJ" is no more. This chapter belongs...

Howard leads Liberty to key 89-69 win over Mercury

Jul. 31, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Natasha Howard had 23 points and 12 rebounds to help the New York Liberty beat the Phoenix Mercury 89-69 on Sunday. Sabrina Ionescu had 10 points, 16 assists and eight rebounds for New York. Her assist total equaled the WNBA record for a game in the regular season,...

Tiffany Hayes helps Dream beat Liberty 92-81 in overtime

Jul. 01, 2022 08:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany Hayes made the most of her first game of the season, providing the spark in overtime to lift the Atlanta Dream over the New York Liberty. Hayes, who missed the first 19 games with a right knee injury, scored nine of her 21 points in OT to give the Dream a...

Howard leads Liberty to 77-65 win over Mystics

Jun. 16, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Liberty were struggling scoring on the outside, so the team focused on getting points inside. It worked thanks to a strong effort from Natasha Howard, who scored a season-high 27 points to help New York beat the Washington Mystics 77-65 on Thursday night. ...

Ionescu, Howard lead Liberty past Mystics, 74-70

Jun. 03, 2022 21:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu made 5 of 10 3-pointers and finished with 24 points, Natasha Howard added 17 points and the New York Liberty beat the Washington Mystics 74-70 on Friday night. New York (3-7) hit 11 3-pointers, made 17 of 18 free throws and committed a season-low...

New York ends 7-game skid, beats Indiana 87-74

Jun. 01, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 23 points, Rebecca Allen added 17 and the New York Liberty beat the Indiana Fever 87-74 on Wednesday night to snap a seven-game losing streak. New York was outscored 33-17 in the second quarter, but used two big runs in the second half to take...

Stewart, Storm hand Liberty 6th straight loss, 79-71 in OT

May. 28, 2022 07:39 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 13 of her 29 points after the third quarter, Jewell Loyd finished with 21 points and the Seattle Storm gave up a 16-point second-half lead before beating the New York Liberty 79-71 in overtime on Friday night. Sue Bird, Ezi Magbegor and...

Powers propels Lynx to 84-78 victory over Liberty

May. 24, 2022 22:57 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Aerial Powers scored 12 of her 18 points on free throws and the Minnesota Lynx held off the New York Liberty 84-78 on Tuesday night. Powers added nine rebounds and two blocks for Minnesota (2-6). Kayla McBride scored 15 points and made four free throws in the...

Ogunbowale scores 21 to lead Dallas over New York 81-71

May. 15, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 18 of her 21 points in the second half and the Dallas Wings beat the New York Liberty 81-71 on Sunday. Dallas (2-1) had a two-point lead at halftime before Ogunbowale got going. She had 12 points in the third quarter, including a 3-pointer...