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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 […]

AT&T and WNBA Announce Landmark Marquee Partnership

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) today announced a multiyear marquee partnership with AT&T, making the global communications and technology company the first non-apparel partner to have its logo featured on the front of all 12 team jerseys throughout the league.  The jerseys will officially debut during this week’s WNBA Draft presented by State Farm […]

New York Liberty Announce Updates To 2019 Game Schedule

The Liberty announced today the following updates to its 2019 schedule: This year’s annual School Day game will take place on June 4, where the Liberty will face the Los Angeles Sparks at 11 a.m. at Westchester County Center. The Tuesday, August 13 game against the Minnesota Lynx will take place at 7 p.m. at […]

New York Liberty Sign Marine Johannès

 The New York Liberty have signed French guard Marine Johannès, General Manager Jonathan Kolb announced today. The terms of the agreements were not disclosed, per team policy. The 5’10 guard has played for Tango Bourges Basket, located in Bourges, France. She was recently voted Best Guard by fans in the regular season awards. Johannès joins […]

WNBA Draft 2019 Presented by State Farm to be Held April 10

The WNBA Draft 2019 presented by State Farm® will be held on Wednesday, April 10 at the Nike New York Headquarters (NYHQ). ESPN2 will air the first round beginning at 7 p.m. ET, followed by coverage of the second and third rounds on ESPNU at 8 p.m. ET. The draft will also stream live on […]