Tag Archive | Nicole Powell

Liberty Acquire Multiple Draft Picks as part of three-team trade

The New York Liberty announced on Friday that they have acquired the 2013 second round pick (15 overall), a 2013 third round selection (27th overall) and the rights to guard Deanna Nolan from the Tulsa Shock, as a part of a three-team deal. Tulsa will receive guard Candice Wiggins in a sign and trade with […]

Liberty suffer first round knockout by Fever: 72-62

The playoff run for this New York Liberty team is over, as Cappie Pondexter and the rest of the squad fell in a first round knockout to the Indiana Fever by a final of 72-62 on Monday night. New York finished the night with 20 turnovers, which led to 26 Indiana points. Normally a thorn in the side of the Fever, Pondexter shot just […]

Liberty rally at ‘The Rock’ to even series with Fever

Defense has been a key for the New York Liberty thus far, with any success the ladies have had on the court. That was again the case as the Liberty defeated the Fever 87-72 at a rallying Game Two victory of the WNBA Playoffs at the Prudential Center. Leading New York was Nicole Powell, who recorded 19 points, Plenette Pierson had 15 as […]

Liberty need a rally at The Rock to keep postseason hopes alive

The New York Liberty fell in the final seconds of play to the Indiana Fever by a final of 74-72 in the opening round of the playoffs on Thursday night.  For Indiana defense was the key, as the Fever had normally clutch Cappie Pondexter tied up enough to miss a three-point shot. Now the only way for the Liberty to keep their playoff […]

New York Liberty unable to handle any ‘Moore’ of Lynx in 86-68 loss

The New York Liberty (18-14) were unable to contain rookie Maya More and the Minnesota Lynx (25-7) in a rough 86-68 loss on Sunday basketball action. Moore dropped 19 points to lead the Lynx, as Minnesota finished the game by shooting 54 percent from the field-which includes an 8-for-18 mark from beyond the three-point ling. Leading the Liberty offense were Plenette Pierson, who […]

Not so ‘Cappy’ return for Pondexter, Liberty in 74-73 loss to Chicago

It is always a special thing to return to your hometown, to be able to have all of your friends and family watching. Instead of Cappie Pondexter returning home to Chicago and dominating, instead she and the New York Liberty (16-13) were edged by the Chicago Sky (14-15) in WNBA action on Saturday. Leading the sky with a three-pointer with 31 […]

Cappie Queen of Clutch in New York Liberty comeback victory in Phoenix: 74-70

Once again the Queen of Clutch comes through as Cappie Pondexter recorded 17 points in the fourth quarter to lead the New York Liberty (16-12) to a 74-70 victory over her former team the Phoenix Mercury (15-11) on Tuesday night. Pondexter is at her best when the game is on the line, and when her back is against the wall and […]