New York Liberty Partner With RISE to Host “Unity Game” at MSG

NEW YORK – Dr. Eric Dyson served as the moderator at the first ever Unity Game hosted by the New York Liberty. The organization partnered with the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE) for a town hall meeting prior to Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Lynx. The panel discussion included Kristen Clarke, President &…

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson to moderate pregame panel at Madison Square Garden

NEW YORK – Dr. Michael Eric Dyson will moderate the pregame panel at #UnityGame this Sunday 8/20 at The Garden to fight against injustice. The Unity Game celebrates community leaders, Liberty players and fans, and youth groups to build on the foundation created a year ago, and serve as a focal point for demonstrating how…

Maya Moore earns MVP honors at All Star Weekend

SEATTLE – Maya Moore added another piece of hardwear to her collection at Saturday’s WNBA All-Star Game at Key Arena.The five-time All-Star led the West to a 130-121 victory over an East. The two-time All-Star MVP and three-time WNBA Champion finished with 23 pointS, including 5 3-pointers, to go with three rebounds and three assists. Moore…

WNBA All-Star Reserves Announced

NEW YORK – WNBA President Lisa Borders announced the 2017 All-Star game reserves along with replacements. Reigning regular-season MVP Nneka Ogwumike of the Los Angeles Sparks, reigning Rookie of the Year Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm and WNBA scoring leader Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury were selected by the league’s head coaches. Forward…

All-Star game starters announced

NEW YORK – The starters for the 2017 WNBA All-Star Game have been announced. Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm joins five former WNBA MVPs in headlining the list of 10 players selected by fans. Meet the @Verizon #WNBAAllStar 2017 starting lineups: https://t.co/Xvog3xRgA4 Reserves will be announced Tuesday on ESPN2! pic.twitter.com/bXXvhd7TYX — WNBA (@WNBA) 12…

Connecticut’s Jones, Minnesota’s Fowles Named WNBA Players of the Month

NEW YORK – Jonquel Jones of the Connecticut Sun and Sylvia Fowles of the Minnesota Lynx were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in June. Jones won her first Player of the Month award. Fowles, who also won the honor in May, raised her career total…

LA Sparks beat Seattle Storm 78-68 in opener

LOS ANGELES – Former Laker great Kobe Bryant attended the banner raising ceremony for the 2016 WNBA Los Angeles Sparks in their weekend season opening 78-68 victory over the Seattle Storm on Saturday. Last seaaon’s MVP, Nneka Ogwumike led the Sparks with 23 points, while Odyssey Sims added 20 points. Enjoyed seeing Kobe at the…

New York Liberty defeats San Antonio Stars 73-64 in season opener

NEW YORK – Former Detroit Pistons Bad Boy Bill Laimbeer guided his New York Liberty to 73-64 on Saturday in the season opener. The New York Liberty (1-0) used a balance attack with five players reaching the double figures column led by Tina Charles scored 12 points (7 rebounds) and Epiphanny Prince 11. Postgame 🎥:…

Angel McCoughtry named Euroleague Final Four MVP; Leads

ATLANTA, Georgia – WNBA All-Star playmaker of the Atlanta Dream, Angel McCoughtry earned MVP Final Four honors after guiding The winner of the EuroLeague Women Dynamo Kursk (RUS) to a perfect 18-0 record with a 77-63 win over Fenerbahce. Angel McCoughtry finished with 20 points while Nnemkadi Ogwumike added a double-double of 19 points and…