Tag Archive | Phoenix Mercury

New York Liberty Announce Additions to Coaching Staff

The New York Liberty today announced that Kelly Raimon and Dustin Gray have been added as Assistant Coaches, joining Shelley Patterson on Head Coach Walt Hopkins’ coaching staff. “We are extremely excited about the diversity of experiences, skills, and ideas that Kelly and Dustin bring to the Liberty organization,” said Hopkins. “Between Dustin’s elite understanding […]

Walker, Willoughby, Jones, Shook, Odom Added to Liberty’s 2020 Draft Class

With the first-ever No.1 pick in franchise history, the New York Liberty selected University of Oregon guard, Sabrina Ionescu in the 2020 WNBA Draft. Following Ionescu, New York had five additional selections, including the 9th, 12th, 13th, 15th and 26th overall, which is the most draft capital the team has ever had in a single […]

USA Sprints Past Mozambique for 124-49 Victory

Jumping out to a 36-10 lead at the end of the first period, the 2020 USA Basketball Women’s National Team (2-0, 16-1) controlled the game from start to finish in a 124-49 victory over Mozambique (0-2) at the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament on Saturday night in Belgrade, Serbia. The USA closes play against Nigeria (1-1) […]

USA Women’s National Team Downs Serbia 88- 69

Recording 33 assists and 48 points off of its bench, the 2020 USA Basketball Women’s National Team (1-0, 15-1) defeated 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Serbia (0-1) 88-69 on Thursday night in Belgrade, Serbia. “I feel like we’re going to get it rolling; we’re going to get it going,” said Brittney Griner (Phoenix Mercury/Baylor), who contributed […]

New York Liberty Hire Shelley Patterson As Assistant Coach

The New York Liberty today announced the hiring of 30-year coaching veteran, Shelley Patterson as assistant to the team’s new head coach Walt Hopkins. “I am overjoyed to welcome Shelley to New York as a part of the Liberty coaching staff,” said Hopkins. “The value of her steady demeanor, her ability to create and maintain […]

USA Women’s National Team Defeats Connecticut 70-64

Trailing by two points early in the fourth quarter, the USA Women’s National Team closed with a 25-8 run to defeat the University of Connecticut 79-64 in an exhibition game on Monday night at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. “Once we got past not starting all five UConn players and some media people mad […]

New York Liberty Announce 2020 Regular Seasosn Schedule

The WNBA released the 2020 schedule for each of the league’s 12 teams, and New York will begin its 24th campaign in franchise history on the road against the Connecticut Sun on Saturday, May 16 at 7 p.m. ET. The Liberty’s home opener and inaugural season at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center will tip off on Sunday, […]