Leading the Liberty was guard Cappie Pondexter, who had a season-high 33 points. Indiana was led by reigning WNBA MVP Tamika Catchings who finished the game with 23 points. Recording the first points in her WNBA career for New York was Katelan Redmon, who notched her first bucket at the 6:57 mark in the First Quarter of play.
New York will return home to the Prudential Center this Friday to take on the Washington Mystics. Liberty/Mystics is slated to tip-off at 11:00 a.m.
The final scoring update along with the scoring leaders at the end of the game:
January, Zellous, Sutton-Brown, Catchings, Douglas
Cappie Pondexter has two fouls and Katelan Redmon is getting some vital minutes. The Liberty are down against the Fever 15-11 with around 5:00 to go in the First Q
Redmon is starting to get the scoring touch for the Liberty recording the first WNBA points in her career.
Fever lead the Liberty 26-20 at the end of the First Quarter
Indiana leading the Liberty 38-30 with 5:38 to go in the Second Quarter
Pondexter now has 11 points all in the Second Q of play for the #Liberty, starting to catch fire offensively
1:36 to go in the Second Q with the New York Liberty cutting the #Fever lead to Five points: 46-41
End of the first half Fever leading Liberty 52-43 WNBA
New York Liberty scoring leaders at the end of the First Half:
Cappie Pondexter: 11
Essence Carson: 8
Fever lead the Liberty: 60-51 with around 5:32 remaining
Fever leading the Liberty: 64-57 with around 2:00 remaining
Fever leading the Liberty 66-59 at the end of the Third Quarter
Pondexter has been on fire, as the guard has recorded 20 points in the Second and Third Quarters
Liberty are starting to catch fire offensively in the Fourth Quarter, cutting the Fever lead to four points with around 8:00 remaining
Essence Carson is injured.
Cappie Pondexter ties the game for the Liberty at 70 points as the game against the Fever has 5:36 remaining
Liberty 77-73 lead over Fever around 3:30 remaining
Tamika Catchings is showing her MVP form huge steal and back-to-back three point buckets.
1:22 remaining with the Liberty and Fever tied at 79 points each
Liberty and Fever tied at 79 with around 59 seconds left in the game
Indiana def. New York 84-82
Final New York Liberty scoring leaders (Top Three):
Cappie Pondexter: 33 points and five assists
Essence Carson: 14 points and five rebounds
Leilani Mitchell: 11 points
Indiana Fever scoring leaders:
Tamika Catchings: 23 points
Katie Douglas: 20 points
Shavonte Zellous: 12 points