1495 Sports is proud to bring the following Post Game Press Conference Video. Featuring thoughts from Head Coach Walt Hopkins, Sami Whitcomb and Kylee Shook
In the team’s seventh annual PRIDE game, the New York Liberty (7-8) dropped to the Chicago Sky (9-7), 91-68.
Chicago led by as many as 30 points in the contest, and the Liberty fought back in the second half to lead the final two frames, 41-36.
New York finished with 37 rebounds, two more than Chicago’s 35. The team also totaled 13 team assists and three steals.
The Liberty finished on 37.3% (25-67) shooting from the field, 16% (4-25) from beyond the arc and 77.8% (14-18) at the free throw line.
Up Next: On Saturday, June 26, the New York Liberty will travel down to Atlanta to take on the Dream for a two-game set. Tip-off is 7 pm ET on YES.
Rookie Michaela Onyenwere led all Liberty scorers with 16 points, shot 100% (5-5) from the free throw line, and grabbed five rebounds (tied career-high).
Betnijah Laney added 14 points on 53.8% (7-13) from the field along with five rebounds and three assists; her 14th game in double figure scoring this season through 15 contests.
Entering tonight’s game, Laney was fifth in league scoring, seventh in assists and third in field goals made.
Sami Whitcomb totaled 14 points on 38.5% (5-13) shooting and 3 rebounds over 20:37 minutes.
Kahleah Copper led Chicago in scoring with 18 points on 57.1% (8-14) shooting, 50.0%(1-2) from three, and 100% (2-2) from the line.
Diamond DeShields also tallied 18 points on 53.8% (7-13) shooting from the field and 75.0% (3-4) from deep.
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