Tag Archive | Atlanta Dream

Los Angeles’ Nneka Ogwumike has been named the recipient of the 2019 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award

Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike has been named the recipient of the 2019 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award, the WNBA announced today.   The Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award is presented each season to a player who exemplifies the ideals of sportsmanship on the court, including ethical behavior, fair play and integrity.  The award is named […]

Seattle’s Natasha Howard Named 2019 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year

Seattle Storm forward Natasha Howard has been named the 2019 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  Howard has earned the honor for the first time and become the second winner for the Storm, joining Lauren Jackson (2007).   Howard received 33 votes from a national panel of 43 sportswriters and broadcasters.  […]

Liberty Top Dream in Season Finale, 71-63

For the final game of the 2019 season, the New York Liberty traveled to Atlanta to face the Dream. New York defeated Atlanta, 71-63, ending a six-game skid.   In the balanced scoring effort for the Liberty, Tina Charles led with 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the field. She added eight rebounds and a […]

Liberty Maintain Lead to Defeat Fever, 82-76

The New York Liberty returned to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to complete its three-game road trip in Indianapolis against the Fever. New York defeated the Fever, snapping an eight-game losing streak in an 82-76 decision.   Leading the Liberty, Tina Charles scored 23 points on 40% (10-25) shooting from the field.   A 6-0 run by […]

Reshanda Gray’s First Double-Double Helps Boost Liberty Past Wings, 69-68

The Liberty bounced back from a two-game losing streak tonight defeating the Dallas Wings, 69-68 at Westchester County Center during the team’s annual Pride Night.   New York had balanced scoring in tonight’s game with four players scoring double figures. Kia Nurse led all Liberty scorers with 17 points on 42.8% (6-14) shooting from the […]

2019 WNBA.Com GM Survey: Las Vegas Picked to Win Championship

The Las Vegas Aces were picked to win the WNBA championship and the Washington Mystics’ Elena Delle Donne was selected as the favorite for the WNBA Most Valuable Player Award, according to the 2019 WNBA.com GM Survey.  In the 17th annual poll, the WNBA’s 12 general managers assessed the league’s best teams, players, coaches, offseason moves […]

Liberty’s First Preseason Loss Comes on the Road to Connecticut Sun

The New York Liberty traveled to Connecticut for its second preseason game of the year. Despite shooting nearly 48% from the three, the team ultimately lost to the Connecticut Sun 100-66. Rebecca Allen led the Liberty in scoring with 18 points off the bench in nearly 24 minutes. Tina Charles and Brittany Boyd led the […]