Tag Archive | Kristi Toliver

New York Liberty Edge Los Angeles, 76-73

In the final matchup of a four-game road trip, the New York Liberty (7-6) defeated the Los Angeles Sparks (5-7), 76-73, finishing 2-2 out West. The game that was played commemorated the 25th Anniversary of the first-ever WNBA game between the two franchises. Liberty guard/forward, Betnijah Laney, recorded her 1,000th career point at the 8:02 minute mark in the third […]

St. Francis College Brooklyn’s Unique McLean Selected to Participate in 2021 State Farm College Slam Dunk Championship

St. Francis College Brooklyn graduate guard Unique McLean has been selected to the Great Clips Slam Dunk Championship roster for the 32nd annual State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships at Hinkle Fieldhouse on the Butler University Campus in Indianapolis on Thursday, April 1. McLean is one of eight players selected for the event […]

Seven-Time Selections Charles, Dupree Highlight Reserves For AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019

The New York Liberty’s Tina Charles and the Indiana Fever’s Candice Dupree lead the list of 12 players – six guards and six frontcourt players from across the WNBA – who will serve as reserves in AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019.    The reserves were selected by the league’s head coaches, who voted for three guards, five frontcourt players and four […]

2019 WNBA.Com GM Survey: Las Vegas Picked to Win Championship

The Las Vegas Aces were picked to win the WNBA championship and the Washington Mystics’ Elena Delle Donne was selected as the favorite for the WNBA Most Valuable Player Award, according to the 2019 WNBA.com GM Survey.  In the 17th annual poll, the WNBA’s 12 general managers assessed the league’s best teams, players, coaches, offseason moves […]

WNBA Finals Day 3 Practice Quotes

Mike Thibault, Washington MysticsMm   Q: Even though you’re struggling from the outside, do you still stay with that hoping it will come around? Thibault: Yeah. That’s our identity. We have a lot of good three-point shooters. Elena [Delle Donne] and Kristi [Toliver] and Ariel Atkins, Tianna Hawkins, they’re all top-level, top-10 three-point shooters. You […]

WNBA Finals Second Day of Practice Quotes

Dan Hughes, Seattle Storm Q: How do you make sure the team stays focused to come out and stay motivated after a big win in Game 1? Hughes: I think there’s an expectation that you’re going to get an aggressive reaction from Washington. They’re a good basketball team, so all of a sudden their assertiveness […]

WNBA Finals First Day of Practice Quotes

Sue Bird, Seattle Storm You’ve been in the Finals before. How different or similar is this situation? Bird: I think they’re all different. They’re similar in that you know what to expect from a media standpoint. You understand there will be a lot more eyes on you, the games get bigger and there’s more at […]