Tag Archive | WNBA

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, […]

2020 WNBA Season to Feature Inaugral Commissioner’s Cup and more Excitment for Fans

The 2020 WNBA season will feature the first-ever Commissioner’s Cup tournament, an expanded schedule with 36 games per team and an increase in nationally televised games on ABC.  The league’s 24th regular season tips off on Friday, May 15, 2020 and concludes on Sunday, Sept. 20.   “We are incredibly excited to introduce a first-of-its-kind […]

WNBA and WNBPA Reach Tentative Agreement on Groundbreaking Collective Barganing Agreement

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) announced today that they have reached an agreement on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), pending ratification by the players and the league’s Board of Governors. The new eight-year CBA, which commences with the 2020 season and runs through 2027, provides […]

New York Liberty Bring Walt Hopkins Home to Brooklyn

Growing up as a 10-year-old boy in Brooklyn, NY,  Walt Hopkins could never imagine being able to Coach in his hometown for a WNBA team, instead Hopkins was hoping to be in the world of Professional Wrestling. Somewhere along the way Coach Hopkins traded in his speedos in exchange for his Coaching Hat, found a […]

Indiana Fever Natalie Achonwa Earns Season Long WNBA Community Assist Award presented by State Farm

Indiana Fever center Natalie Achonwa has earned the Season long WNBA Community Assist Award presented by State Farm in recognition of her commitment and dedication to giving back to the community. Throughout the 2019 preseason and regular season, Achonwa was an integral part of the Fever’s community outreach. During the Fever’s 20th season, Achonwa helped […]

New York Liberty Announce Barclays Center As Home Venue Beginning In 2020

The New York Liberty are moving to Brooklyn. Beginning with the 2020 WNBA season, the team will play its home games at Barclays Center. In addition to the change in venue, this will also be the first full season under new leadership. Joe Tsai acquired the Liberty in January 2019, and recently purchased Barclays Center […]

New York Liberty Announce Head Coach Katie Smith’s Contract Not Renewed

The New York Liberty announced today that Head Coach Katie Smith’s contract will not be renewed for the 2020 season. The search for a new coach will begin immediately. “On behalf of the entire Liberty organization, we want to thank Katie for her time with our franchise,” said New York Liberty General Manager, Jonathan Kolb. […]