Kristi Toliver catches fire earning Mystics trip to Semifinals

NEW YORK, Manhattan –- The Washington Mystics Kristi Toliver and former Maryland Terrapin had a career night, scoring 32 points and sinking a WNBA-record nine three-pointers in Washington’s 82-68 win over New York. Her nine three-pointers were the most by any player, regular season or playoffs, in WNBA history. Elena De11e Donne scored 18 points…

New York’s Charles, Los Angeles’ Parker Named WNBA Players of the Week

NEW YORK, New York -– Tina Charles of the New York Liberty and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Aug. 21-27. Charles was selected Player of the Week for the 27th time in eight seasons, extending her…

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…