Tag Archive | Katie Smith

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. […]

YES Network Becomes Official Regional TV Partner of WNBA’s New York Liberty

The YES Network and the WNBA’s New York Liberty have reached an agreement by which YES will become the official regional TV partner of the Liberty this season. YES will televise 16 Liberty home games this season, the first being Friday, May 24 (8:00 pm ET), when the Liberty hosts the Indiana Fever at the […]

New York Falls Short to Connecticut in Preseason Finale, 98-79

The New York Liberty ended its 2019 preseason falling short to Connecticut, 98-79. Liberty Guard, Kia Nurse led all scoring with 25 points. Nurse ends this preseason second in overall scoring, averaging 17.3 points per game. Making her impact on the game, rookie Asia Durr added 14 points off the bench. New York will open […]

Nurse and Xu Lead Liberty To 89-71 Preseason Win over Chinese National Team in Brooklyn Debut

The New York Liberty’s first preseason win came on Thursday when they beat the Chinese National Team, 89-71 in their first game at Barclays Center. Kia Nurse and Han Xu led the team’s scoring with 19 points each. Tina Charles added 13 points in nearly 16 minutes of play, and Avery Warley-Talbert grabbed 8 rebounds. […]

Liberty Selects Louisville Guard Asia Durr 2nd Overall In WNBA Draft

The New York Liberty selected University of Louisville guard Asia Durr (2nd overall) in the first round of the 2019 WNBA Draft. New York also picked Chinese forward Han Xu (14th overall) in the 2nd Round and University of Utah forward Megan Huff (26th overall) in the 3rd Round. Durr, a 5-10 guard, helped lead […]

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 […]

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 […]