Latest New York Liberty News

New York makes 13 3-pointers in win over Sun

Jun. 22, 2022 21:24 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Stefanie Dolson scored 16 points, including one of New York's 13 3-pointers with 1:29 left, and Sabrina Ionescu had 11 points, 11 rebounds and six assists to help the Liberty beat the Connecticut Sun 81-77 on Wednesday night. New York set a season high for...

Sue Bird starts farewell tour with emotional win in New York

Jun. 20, 2022 07:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly an hour after playing her final regular-season game in New York, Sue Bird was still soaking in the moment. The WNBA's all-time assist leader was on the court signing autographs and taking photos with the 100 or so family and friends who had come to Barclays...

Bird's late 3 seals Storm win in her New York finale

Jun. 19, 2022 15:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sue Bird admitted that it felt like a fairy tale. It was only fitting that her final regular-season game in her hometown of New York ended with her hitting the last shot. The league's all-time assist leader made a 3-pointer to seal the game and give the Seattle...

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. ...

Sky have eventful week with pair of wins, Obama visit

Jun. 14, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

It was an eventful week for the Chicago Sky with huge road victories over Connecticut and New York as well as a visit with former President Barack Obama. The Sky went 2-1 on a three-game road trip, edging the Sun and Liberty after a close loss to Washington. Chicago was able to...

Sky overcome triple-double by Ionescu with late 3

Jun. 12, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After missing five shots in the final 25 seconds, Chicago had one last chance and Courtney Vandersloot responded, giving the Sky the victory. Vandersloot hit a 3-pointer from the wing with 0.9 seconds left to help the Chicago Sky overcome Sabrina Ionescu's second...

Howard, Dolson spark Liberty to 97-83 victory over Fever

Jun. 10, 2022 21:28 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Natasha Howard had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Stefanie Dolson scored all nine of her points in a pivotal third quarter and the New York Liberty rolled to a 97-83 victory over the Indiana Fever on Friday night. New York (5-8) trailed 43-38 at halftime, but Sami...

Sabrina Ionescu leads Liberty to 88-69 rout of Lynx

Jun. 07, 2022 22:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu has been on a roll offensively, and that has lifted the New York Liberty to wins in three of their last four games. Ionescu had 26 points, eight rebounds and eight assists to help the Liberty rout the Minnesota Lynx 88-69 on Tuesday night. ...

Liberty battling injuries, COVID-19, look to get on roll

Jun. 07, 2022 14:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Liberty are a work in progress. When coach Sandy Brondello took over the team this year she knew it would take time for the players to gel on the court. With players showing up late for training camp because of overseas commitments and others dealing...

Pierson back to Texas Tech as coach after long WNBA career

Jun. 06, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Plenette Pierson is returning to Texas Tech to be an assistant coach at her alma mater after spending most of the past 20 years in the WNBA, where she played on three championship teams. Texas Tech said Monday that Pierson, an assistant for the Minnesota Lynx...