Tag Archive | New York Liberty

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. […]

Liberty Begin 2019 Preseason at Barclays Center Hosting The Chinese Women’s National

The first look at the 2019 New York Liberty team will come on Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m. Eastern Time, when the Liberty host the Chinese Women’s National Team, also marking the first time the Liberty will play on its new home court at the Barclays Center. The Liberty’s Brooklyn debut, which will air […]

Liberty Acquires Guard Tanisha Wright In Exchange For 2020 Second Round Pick

The New York Liberty has acquired guard Tanisha Wright from the Minnesota Lynx in a trade deal that also includes the Las Vegas Aces and Atlanta Dream. The Liberty traded its second round pick in the 2020 WNBA Draft to the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for guard Tanisha Wright. In addition, New York traded guard […]

Las Vegas Selects Jackie Young with First Overall Pick in 2019 WNBA Draft

All-America Third Team selection Jackie Young of Notre Dame tonight was selected by the Las Vegas Aces with the first overall pick of WNBA Draft 2019 presented by State Farm, which was held at the Nike New York Headquarters. Young, the first Notre Dame player to record two triple-doubles in a season, is the Aces’ […]

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 […]

Teresa Weatherspoon To Be Inducted Into Naismith Memorial Hall Of Fame

 New York Liberty director of player and franchise development Teresa Weatherspoon will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, it was announced by the organization on Saturday. Weatherspoon will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the group’s enshrinement weekend on September 5-7, 2019 in Springfield, Mass. She is joined in […]