Tag Archive | DiDi Richards

1495 Sports TV Presents: New York Liberty Press Conference~ 4/21/2022

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following New York Liberty Press Conference featuring thoughts from  Sami Whitcomb, DiDi Richards and Michaela Onyenwere For more information on the New York Liberty fans are encouraged to click on the link seen here: https://liberty.wnba.com/

New York Liberty’s Michaela Onyenwere named 2021 Kia WNBA Rookie of the Year

The WNBA announced recently that New York Liberty forward Michaela Onyenwere has been selected as the 2021 Kia Rookie of the Year by a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. Onyenwere, named on 47 out of 49 ballots, is the Liberty’s first rookie to win the award. Liberty guard/forward DiDi Richards and Atlanta Dream guard Aari McDonald also […]

New York Liberty star DiDi Richards Named to WNBA’s All-Rookie Team

Most recently the Women’s National Basketball Association announced that New York Liberty guard/forward, DiDi Richards, has been selected to the 2021 All-Rookie Team in part of the league-wide postseason awards. Richards is now the seventh rookie in franchise history to receive the honor along with Rookie of the Year Michaela Onyenwere. “It’s an honor to […]

New York Liberty fall to Phoenix, 80-64

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following New York Liberty Post Game Press Conference from 8/27. This was after the team’s 80-64 loss to the Phoenix Mercury. Video features thoughts from Head Coach Walt Hopkins along with stars of the game Betnijah Laney, Natasha Howard and Rebecca Allen On Friday night, the New York […]

New York Liberty Edge out Dallas, 88-81

Home in Brooklyn, the Liberty (5-1) edged the Dallas Wings (1-2), 88-81, in their first meeting of the 2021 season. The team has jumped out to its first 5-1 start since the 2007 season. New York led by as many as 15 points and finished the game with 19 team assists, led by DiDi Richards’ […]

New York Liberty Announce 2021 Opening Night Roster

The New York Liberty recently announced their 2021 roster following the conclusion of the team’s training camp. * Contracts are temporarily suspended. Will not be active for May 14 game against Indiana due to WNBA health & safety protocols. The Liberty will return seven players from the 2020 roster, including Layshia Clarendon, Sabrina Ionescu, Jazmine […]

New York Liberty Select Michaela Onyenwere No. 6 Overall in 2021 WNBA Draft

The New York Liberty selected Michaela Onyenwere from UCLA with the sixth overall pick in tonight’s 2021 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm®. This marks the third player in the franchise’s 25-year history drafted No. 6 overall, joining Sue Wicks (1997) and Crystal Robinson (1999). Onyenwere, a 6-0 forward, highlights this year’s Liberty draft class. […]