Tag Archive | Tanisha Wright

Career Nights for Han Xu and Marine Johannés Not Enough to Get Liberty Past Sun

The Connecticut Sun traveled to New York to face the Liberty for their final matchup of the season. In a back-and-forth match, Connecticut won, 94-84.   Marine Johannés led the Liberty in scoring with a career-high 21 points on 51.7% shooting from the field and 50% from beyond the arc (4-8).   In the first […]

Liberty Maintain Lead to Defeat Fever, 82-76

The New York Liberty returned to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to complete its three-game road trip in Indianapolis against the Fever. New York defeated the Fever, snapping an eight-game losing streak in an 82-76 decision.   Leading the Liberty, Tina Charles scored 23 points on 40% (10-25) shooting from the field.   A 6-0 run by […]

Wings Top Liberty in Back-and-Forth Showdown, 83-77

The New York Liberty began a three-game road trip in Dallas against the Wings tonight, their third and final regular season matchup of the 2019 season, as the ladies battled to a tough 83-77 loss in Texas. Tina Charles led all scorers with 25 points on 40% (10-25) from the field and 66.7% (2-3) from […]

New York Liberty Shines Spotlight on Criminal Justice Reform for Women During UNITY Day Events

The New York Liberty put a spotlight on the mass incarceration of women, a significant issue that often doesn’t get a great deal of attention, during a series of events leading up to its third annual UNITY Day game Sunday, August 11 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.   Liberty forward Tina Charles, appearing before a […]

Perfect Shooting for Johannès Leads Liberty Past Sparks, 83-7

In their last home game before All-Star break, the New York Liberty entered today’s matchup against the Los Angeles Sparks looking to snap a three-game losing streak. The team succeeded, defeated the Sparks 83-78 at the Westchester County Center, ending Los Angeles’ three-game winning streak.   Marine Johannès made her homecourt debut scoring a team-and […]

New York Liberty Rally Back From Late Deficit, Fall Short To Lynx, 92-83

The New York Liberty rallied back from a 14-point deficit, but it wasn’t enough to hold off the Minnesota Lynx, who beat the team 92-83 on Saturday night in Minneapolis.   For the second time this season, Kia Nurse scored double figures (24) against the Lynx, shooting 45.4% (5-11) from the three-point line. She also […]

Three Liberty Players End in Double-Figures But Fall to Chicago in Opener, 80-76

The New York Liberty played a tightly contested match with host Chicago Sky. Down the stretch, a pair of momentous sequences for the Sky in response to a Liberty scoring drought put the game in the opposition’s favor, 80-76. Tina Charles provided a team-high 19 points on 40-percent shooting.   Head coach Katie Smith began. […]