Tag Archive | Bill Laimbeer

New York Liberty Announce Head Coach Katie Smith’s Contract Not Renewed

The New York Liberty announced today that Head Coach Katie Smith’s contract will not be renewed for the 2020 season. The search for a new coach will begin immediately. “On behalf of the entire Liberty organization, we want to thank Katie for her time with our franchise,” said New York Liberty General Manager, Jonathan Kolb. […]

Las Vegas’ Laimbeer and Washington’s Thibault Earn Spots as Head Coaches for AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019

Las Vegas Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer and Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault have earned spots as the head coaches for AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019.   Laimbeer and Thibault will be joined on the bench by their respective coaching staffs at the 16th WNBA All-Star Game, which will be played on Saturday, July 27 […]

New York Liberty Head to Vegas for Second Leg of Back-to-Back

The New York Liberty (7-24) hung with the Los Angeles Spark until the waning minutes, ultimately falling 74-66 yesterday evening. They do not have to wait long for a chance to get back into the win column, as they face the Las Vegas Aces (13-17) tonight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center with tip scheduled for 10 […]

Atlanta’s Collen Named WNBA Coach of the Month

The Atlanta Dream’s Nicki Collen was named the WNBA Coach of the Month for games played in July on August 2nd.   Collen guided the East-leading Dream to a 9-2 mark in July, which tied the Seattle Storm for the league’s best record for the month.  Atlanta went 4-0 on the road and 5-2 at home […]

Las Vegas Aces to Host WNBA All-Star 2019

WNBA All-Star 2019 will be played in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, home of the Las Vegas Aces, WNBA President Lisa Borders announced today. The WNBA’s midseason showcase will be played on Saturday, July 27.  Telecast information will be announced at a later date.   “The WNBA is excited to bring WNBA […]

Knicks’ Kornet, Williams Take in Liberty Game; Talk WNBA

As G-League call ups, New York Knicks power forward Luke Kornet and guard Troy Williams  are no strangers to the Westchester County Center, home to both the New York Liberty and the New York Knicks G-League affiliate Westchester Knicks. And still, Sunday’s packed crowd in attendance to cheer on the Liberty until the final buzzer sealed a […]

Liberty Hang on to Beat Fever, 78-75

Marissa Coleman refused to let her former team steal one at the Westchester County Center, sinking a three with 16.8 seconds remaining in a tie game. The shot would prove to be the game winner, as the New York Liberty held on to beat the Indiana Fever, 78-75. The victory snapped a two-game skid for […]