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Johannes leads New York to 83-78 win over Los Angeles

Jul. 20, 2019 6:40 PM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — With the starters in foul trouble and struggling to score, Katie Smith turned to the reserves and they delivered. New York's bench scored 43 points, led by rookie Marine Johannes with 17, in the Liberty's 83-78 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday. Johannes hit all six...

Howard plays amid abuse allegation, Storm beat Liberty

Jul. 14, 2019 10:01 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Natasha Howard scored 14 points a day after abuse allegations were raised against her to help the Seattle Storm beat the New York Liberty 78-69 on Sunday. The team says it is looking into allegations on social media that Howard physically threatened and abused her wife. No charges have been...

Howard to play for Storm against Liberty

Jul. 14, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Storm say Natasha Howard will play Sunday night against the New York Liberty, a day after her wife posted a video that alleged abuse. The team issued a statement hours before the game that the All-Star forward would be in the lineup. Seattle is still looking into allegations on...

Vandersloot has 17 points, 12 assists; Sky beat Liberty

Jul. 12, 2019 10:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot scored 17 points and tied her season high with 12 assists in the Chicago Sky's 99-83 victory over the New York Liberty 99-83 on Friday night. Jantel Lavender also scored 17 points for the Sky (8-8). Diamond DeShields added 16 points, Allie Quigley 14 and Stefanie Dolson...

New York gets boost from Zahui B., Hartley; Mystics rolling

Jul. 9, 2019 12:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Liberty will get a huge lift with the return of Amanda Zahui B., Bria Hartley and the addition of Marine Johannes to the roster. The trio had been playing in the EuroBasket Tournament and helped their teams advance to the Olympic qualifier. Without Zahui. B and Hartley, who...

McBride and Cambage lead Aces to 90-58 rout of Liberty

Jul. 7, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Kayla McBride scored 24 points and Liz Cambage added 21 to lead the Las Vegas Aces to a 90-58 rout over New York on Sunday, ending the Liberty's four-game winning streak. Las Vegas (9-5) was playing two days after it's game against Washington was suspended at the half after an...

Liberty beat Mercury, Charles reaches 3,000 career rebounds

Jul. 6, 2019 12:37 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Kia Nurse scored 26 points, Tina Charles had 23 points, 12 rebounds and four assists and the New York Liberty beat the Phoenix Mercury 80-76 on Friday night. Charles made a jumper with 50.9 seconds left for a 78-76 lead and Tanisha Wright sealed it with two free throws at 2.7. New York (7-7)...

Charles scores 26, Liberty beat Storm 84-83

Jul. 3, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Tina Charles had 26 points, five rebounds and four assists, Kia Nurse added 24 points and the New York Liberty beat the Seattle Storm 84-83 on Wednesday. Charles scored 11 straight New York points in the fourth quarter for an 84-83 lead with 57.3 seconds left. After a timeout at 25.7,...

Tina Charles leads Liberty over Dream 74-58

Jun. 30, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Tina Charles had 17 of her 24 points in the first half and the New York Liberty beat the Atlanta Dream 74-58 on Sunday. The Liberty (5-7) pulled away with 10 straight points to start the second quarter and led 39-28 at halftime. Renee Montgomery made a pair of 3-pointers to help Atlanta cut...

Gray helps New York beat Dallas 69-68

Jun. 29, 2019 12:27 AM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Reshanda Gray just wanted to get one more win for Liberty assistant coach Charmin Smith, who had also coached her at Cal. Gray had 13 points, 11 rebounds and hit one of two free throws with 24.4 seconds left to lift the New York Liberty to a 69-68 victory over the Dallas Wings on...