Amanda Zahui B scored the first basket and went on to lead all scorers with 20 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists in the New York Liberty’s loss to the Atlanta Dream in a preseason tournament hosted by the Connecticut Sun. Kia Nurse was second in scoring with 15 points and 4 assists.
Avery Warley-Talbert and Tiffany Bias scored 12 and 11 points, respectively. The Tuesday night matchup featured 9 lead changes and 8 ties.
New York will finish out the preseason on Sunday, May 19, against the Connecticut Sun at the Times Union Center in Albany, NY. The game will tip off at 2:30 p.m. ET.
The Liberty shot 44.6% from the field, an improvement from yesterday’s 36.8% against the Sun.
Zahui B led all scorers with 20 points and 8 rebounds, on 41.7% from the field and 90% (9-10) from the free throw line.
Kia Nurse was the team’s second leading scorer with 15 points, shooting 40% (2-5) from the 3-point line and 90% (9-10) from the free throw line.
Avery Warley-Talbert and Tiffany Bias scored 12 and 11 points off the bench.
Tiffany Bias shot 75% from the 3-point line, hitting 3-4.
Liberty started Kia Nurse, Brittany Boyd, Rebecca Allen, Tina Charles and Amanda Zauhi B.
New York led by as much as15 points during the game.
The Dream’s Nia Coffey led all Dream scorers with 18 points
Tiffany Hayes shot 71.4% (5-7) from the field for 16 points on the night.
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