Tag Archive | Kia Vaughn

New York Liberty falter against Aces, 78-63

Tina Charles caught fire early, scoring 13 of the New York Liberty’s first 17 points as the hosts built a five-point lead early. A layup by the visiting Las Vegas Aces with a minute and a half left in the first quarter provided a 20-19 lead, they would fail to surrender the duration of the […]

Rookie Diary: The Journey by Kia Nurse

With the tenth pick in the 2018 WNBA draft, the New York Liberty selected University of Connecticut’s two-time national champion Kia Nurse. Since transitioning to the WNBA, the rookie guard and Ontario native hasn’t wasted time putting her talents to work. The instant fan favorite is a consistent threat anywhere on the perimeter and a […]

New York Liberty face Vegas In Midweek Meeting

In their second matchup of a three-game series, host New York (3-4)  played a tightly-contested game against the Indiana Fever on Sunday, but clutch plays down the stretch secured the 78-75 victory for the Liberty. They will look to keep things rolling against Bill Laimbeer and the Las Vegas Aces (1-7), Wednesday evening at the […]

New York Liberty goes up against Familiar Foe on Sunday

The New York Liberty (2-4)  fell in waning time against the Connecticut Sun after controlling the league’s top contender for a majority of Thursday night at home. Having dropped two straight, the Liberty will look to turn their fortunes around against the winless Indiana Fever (0-7), who they have already defeated once this season. QUICK […]

New York Liberty Take on Dallas in Westchester

The New York Liberty seek its first win of the season against visiting Dallas. The Liberty have won three straight games against the Wings, most recently defeating the foe, 82-81 last September. Dallas has split its last two appearances falling to Minnesota and topping Atlanta while New York has endured setbacks to both Chicago and […]

New York Liberty Open New Home-Floor Against Defending Champs

The New York Liberty seek its first win of the budding season and open its home slate against the 2017 WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx. This will mark the first time the Liberty play on their new home-floor at Westchester County Center.   QUICK HITS Coming off the bench, rookie Kia Nurse poured in 11 points […]

New York Liberty Head Coach Katie Smith Talks End of Training Camp, Roster, Season Opener and More

  New York Liberty First-year head coach Katie Smith, and soon to be a 2018 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, announced her first official roster Thursday evening. The former assistant and associate head coach for the Liberty will return 10 players while coaching two additions for the first time. With Smith wrapping up […]