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WNBA Draft 2019 Presented by State Farm to be Held April 10

The WNBA Draft 2019 presented by State Farm® will be held on Wednesday, April 10 at the Nike New York Headquarters (NYHQ). ESPN2 will air the first round beginning at 7 p.m. ET, followed by coverage of the second and third rounds on ESPNU at 8 p.m. ET. The draft will also stream live on […]

New York Liberty Announce Front Office Hire

New York Liberty Alternate Governor Oliver P. Weisberg announced today the hiring of General Manager Jonathan Kolb. As the new General Manager for the Liberty, Kolb will focus on obtaining and developing a championship caliber team.  “We are thrilled to welcome Jonathan to the NY Liberty as the team’s new General Manager,” said Weisberg.  “His […]

New York Liberty Announce Preseason Schedule

The New York Liberty will participate in a two-day preseason event hosted by the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena on May 13 and 14. The two-day, pre-season tournament features the Sun, Atlanta Dream and Dallas Wings and will include a daily double-header. The Liberty will face off against the Sun on the May 13 […]

New York Liberty Announce Player Signings

The New York Liberty have re-signed restricted free agents guard Rebecca Allen and center Amanda Zahui B, head coach Katie Smith announced Monday. The terms of the agreements were not disclosed, per team policy. Allen enters her fifth season with the Liberty after being signed as an undrafted free agent before the 2015 season. Zahui […]

Christin Hedgpeth has been promoted to WNBA Chief Operating Officer

The WNBA announced today that Christin Hedgpeth has been promoted to WNBA Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.  Hedgpeth had been serving as the league’s interim COO since October 2018 and will continue to oversee WNBA strategy, business development and marketing functions.  She will report directly to WNBA Interim President Mark Tatum. “Christy is an effective […]

New York Liberty Announces Sale of the Team to Joe Tsai

The WNBA and NBA Board of Governors have unanimously approved the purchase of the New York Liberty by an entity owned by Joe Tsai and his family, WNBA Interim President Mark Tatum announced today. Mr. Tsai is 49% minority owner and alternate Governor of the Brooklyn Nets. “We are fortunate to welcome Joe Tsai to […]

Civil Rights Litigator Roberta A. “Robbie” Kaplan To Recieve 2018 WNBA Inspiration Award

Civil Rights Litigator Roberta A. “Robbie” Kaplan, a longtime champion of LGBTQ and women’s rights, will receive the 2018 WNBA Inspiration Award, WNBA President Lisa Borders announced today. “The WNBA and its players have been on the front lines of progress for women’s empowerment,” said Borders. “We are thrilled to recognize Robbie, a legendary litigator, […]