Tag Archive | Katie Smith

First Day Feels: New York Liberty Tina Charles Gets Notable Shoutout on Day One of USA Basketball Training Camp

 The 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team training camp tipped-off yesterday in Columbia, South Carolina, with 18 athletes including New York Liberty forward, two-time Olympic and two-time World Cup gold medalist Tina Charles, eager to lead a group ready to earn a ticket to play for the USA at the FIBA World Cup later […]

New York Liberty Earn Second Overall Pick in 2019 WNBA Draft

The New York Liberty earned the second overall pick for the 2019 WNBA Draft as revealed by the league Tuesday night live on ESPN2 during halftime of Game 2 of a Semifinals playoff series between the Atlanta Dream and Washington Mystics. “This is an exciting day for us,” head coach Katie Smith began. “You go […]

New York Liberty Bested in Season Finale, 96-85

After a first half that featured 11 lead changes, the New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury were locked in a tightly contested matchup as both teams attempted to end the regular season on a high note. However, the Mercury (20-14) began the second half on an 11-2 run to seize the first double digit lead […]

Shorthanded Liberty Drop Final Home Game, 86-77

A Tina Charles basket to open the second half gave the New York Liberty a 50-37 lead over the East-leading Atlanta Dream. However, the Dream (22-10) responded with 21 unanswered points, propelling them to an 86-77 victory. The Liberty (7-23) had just eight players available for the matchup; Shavonte Zellous, Epiphanny Prince, Marissa Coleman, and […]

New York Liberty Drop a Nail-Biter to Sparks, 82-81

Sugar Rodgers hit a pair of clutch threes in the waning seconds, but the New York Liberty fell just short of forcing overtime against the Los Angeles Sparks, falling 82-81 at the Westchester County Center on Wednesday night.   Neither the Liberty (7-22) nor the Sparks (18-11) led by more than eight at any point […]

Storm Pull Away Late Against New York Liberty, 96-80

The New York Liberty matched up with the WNBA-leading Seattle Storm for a majority of the contest, as the contest featured 22 lead changes. However, the Storm (22-7) closed the game on a 26-8 run, coming out on top 96-80 at Madison Square Garden on Monday afternoon.   The Liberty (7-21) ended the third quarter […]

Sun Pull Away Late Against Liberty, 92-77

The New York Liberty overcame multiple double-digit deficits in their matchup against the Connecticut Sun, briefly taking a lead on each occasion.  However, the Sun (15-12) worked up an insurmountable fourth-quarter lead and the Liberty (7-19) fell, 92-77, at the Mohegan Sun Arena on Wednesday night.   The Liberty began the second half on a […]