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NY Liberty’s Tanisha Wright will take off 2017 WNBA season

On Monday Isiah Thomas, the President of the New York Liberty in the WNBA, stated in a media press release that Tanisha Wright will be sitting out of the WNBA 2017 season to rest. The NY Liberty fully supports Wright for her decision. The 5’11” guard was selected by the Seattle Storm in the first round of the 2005 WNBA Draft. She signed with the Liberty as a free agent on Feb...
Via Excelle Sports
March 13, 2017

Mystics at Liberty preview: Washington’s Lottery Number down to one

With the playoffs unlikely at this point, let’s review the standings for the Draft Lottery. The Washington Mystics play the New York Liberty on the road tomorrow. Here’s the deal. Game Info When: Tuesday, September 14, 2016 Where: Madison Square Garden, New York City TV/Online: ESPN3 online, MSG if you’re in the Big Apple. Injury Report For the Mystics, Ivory Latta and...
Via Bullets Forever
September 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Allie Quigley scores career-high 29 points in Sky's loss to Liberty

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Tina Charles had 29 points and nine rebounds, Tanisha Wright made a late go-ahead jumper, and the New York Liberty beat the
Via CSN Chicago
July 08, 2016

Laimbeer becomes 7th WNBA coach with 200 wins

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Tina Charles had 29 points and nine rebounds, Tanisha Wright made a late go-ahead jumper, and the New York Liberty beat the Chicago Sky 88-85 on Friday night for coach Bill Laimbeer's 200th victory. Laimbeer became the seventh coach in the WNBA history to reach the mark. Tamera Young beat the shot-clock buzzer, off an Allie Quigley assist, to tie it at 85...
Via Associated Press
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

How New York Liberty are remaking their small forward position

The New York Liberty play a throwback style of basketball. Defense and rebounding are priorities 1A and 1B. While other teams move towards smaller fours that can spread the floor, head coach Bill Laimbeer’s squad often plays two traditional bigs together. The Lib will bog teams down to a crawl and punish them in the low post. It’s been a fun and successful brand of ball, and...
Via Excelle Sports
May 26, 2016

Rodgers scores 23 points, Liberty beat Sparks 79-70

NEW YORK (AP) Sugar Rodgers scored a career-high 23 points and the New York Liberty snapped a two-game home losing streak with a 79-70 victory over the winless Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday. Tina Charles added 16 points and Tanisha Wright 12 to help the Liberty (5-4) overcome a career-high 30 points from the Sparks' Kristi Toliver, making her WNBA season debut after returning from...
Via Associated Press
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Lynx suffer first loss of season at hands of Storm

SEATTLE (AP) -- Tanisha Wright scored 13 points, including a pair of free throws with 10.3 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm hung on to hand the Minnesota Lynx their first loss of the season Friday night, 65-62. Crystal Langhorne also scored 13 for the Storm (3-6). Camille Little added 12 points, draining a 3-pointer with 2:07 to play for a 59-57 lead. Seattle never trailed again...
Via Fox Sports North
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown women fall short against Penn State

Katie McCormick scored all of her 17 points in the second half and helped Georgetown mount a late comeback that fell short in a 77-68 loss to No. 10 Penn State on Sunday. After missing all five of her shots in the first half, McCormick made five 3-pointers in the second half for the Hoyas (5-3). Maggie Lucas scored 30 points and topped 2,000 for her career to lead Penn State. ...
Via Associated Press
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Lucas leads Penn State women past Georgetown

Maggie Lucas scored 30 points and topped 2,000 for her career to help No. 10 Penn State beat Georgetown 77-68 on Sunday. Lucas finished the game with 2,008 career points to pass Tanisha Wright for fifth place on the school's scoring list. ''It's not something that comes on your own. It's not an individual achievement,'' Lucas said about the milestone. ''I've played with some unbelievable...
Via Associated Press
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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