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MSG Network to Telecast 15 New York Liberty Home Games This Summer

MSG Network will telecast 15 New York Liberty home games for the 2014 WNBA season starting Tuesday, May 27 at 7:00 p.m. when the team hosts the Seattle Storm at Madison Square Garden.

The MSG Network’s Liberty broadcast team will feature veteran play-by-play announcer Mike Crispino along with analyst Rosalyn Gold-Onwude, who returns for her third season behind the mic.

New York enters its second season under head coach and general manager Bill Laimbeer. In addition to All-Star guard Cappie Pondexter, the Liberty added 2012 WNBA MVP and former No. 1 draft pick Tina Charles in an offseason trade that will bolster the team’s starting frontcourt. All-Star forward Essence Carson is also expected to return to the court after a season-ending left anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear last season. In addition to this trio, New York will rely on a group of proven veterans, including Plenette Pierson, Kara Braxton, Delisha Milton-Jones and Alex Montgomery, along with second-year player Toni Young .

2014 will mark the Liberty’s return to Madison Square Garden following three seasons at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, where they played during the three-year, top-to-bottom Transformation of The World’s Most Famous Arena, which was completed in October 2013.

Below is the regular season television schedule for the New York Liberty on MSG Network. 15 of the 17 home games will air on MSG, and the additional two games will air nationally on ESPN2.

 

MSG Network 2014 New York Liberty Television Schedule

*denotes game on ESPN2

 

Month             Date                            Time               Opponent                               Network

May                 Saturday 17*               8:00 p.m.         Chicago Sky                           ESPN2

                         Tuesday 27                  7:00 p.m.         Seattle Storm                          MSG

 

June                 Thursday 5                  7:00 p.m.         San Antonio Stars                   MSG

                           Sunday 8                     3:00 p.m.         Washington Mystics               MSG

                           Friday 13                     7:30 p.m.         Connecticut Sun                     MSG

                            Sunday 22                   3:00 p.m.         Atlanta Dream                        MSG

                            Friday 27                     7:30 p.m.         Chicago Sky                           MSG

                            Sunday 29                   3:00 p.m.         Connecticut Sun                     MSG

 

July                  Tuesday 1                    7:00 p.m.         Tulsa Shock                            MSG

                          Sunday 6*                   2:00 p.m.         Minnesota Lynx                      ESPN2

                          Friday 11                     7:30 p.m.         Los Angeles Sparks                MSG

                          Wednesday 16            11:00 a.m.       Atlanta Dream                         MSG

                           Tuesday 29                  7:00 p.m.         Washington Mystics               MSG

 

August            Friday 8                       7:30 p.m.         Connecticut Sun                     MSG

                         Sunday 10                   3:00 p.m.         Indiana Fever                          MSG

                         Tuesday 12                  7:00 p.m.         Phoenix Mercury                    MSG

                          Sunday 17                   6:00 p.m.         Indiana Fever                          MSG

 

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