Tag Archive | Kia Nurse

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 […]

Zahui B Shines in Liberty Preseason Loss To Dream

Amanda Zahui B scored the first basket and went on to lead all scorers with 20 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists in the New York Liberty’s loss to the Atlanta Dream in a preseason tournament hosted by the Connecticut Sun. Kia Nurse was second in scoring with 15 points and 4 assists. Avery Warley-Talbert […]

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. […]

Nurse’s Game- High in Win Over France Gives Canada Quarterfinals Apperance

New York Liberty guard Kia Nurse scored a game-high for the second consecutive time and Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe tallied a double-double as Canada Basketball’s Senior Women’s National Team got by France, 71-60. The win grants Canada a quarterfinals appearance and a two-day rest.   Canada (3-0) finishes first in Group A and will now face the […]

Nurse Explodes for 29 Points as Unbeaten Canada Defeats Greece in World Cup, 82-63

New York Liberty guard Kia Nurse  tallied a game-high 29 points as Canada Basketball’s Senior Women’s National Team defeated Korea, 82-63, to remain unbeaten in FIBA World Cup play.   Leading Korea 8-3 midway through the first quarter, Canada used a 7-0 run to take a commanding 15-3 lead. However, Korea briefly responded with a […]

Charles’ and Team USA Rallies for 74-68 Win over Nurse’s Canada in Exhibition

The USA Basketball Women’s National Team overcame a 16-point deficit in a 74-68 win over Canada on Saturday night at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut.   “I thought it was a bad half that we played,” head coach Dawn Staley opened. “Obviously, we couldn’t get the shots to fall, but coming out of […]

2018 USA Women’s National Team Heads to New York With Tina Charles

Following its three-day camp in Columbia, South Carolina, which culminated with an entertaining intrasquad exhibition game on Sept. 5, 14 athletes, headlined by New York Liberty forward, two-time Olympic and two-time World Cup gold medalist Tina Charles, will continue on to USA Basketball’s next training camp in the hopes of claiming a spot on the […]