Charles, Rogers help Liberty beat Fever 78-75 in overtime

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Tina Charles had 26 points, 15 rebounds and six assists to help the New York Liberty beat the Indiana Fever 78-75 in overtime on Sunday. Sugar Rodgers scored 14 points, Tanisha Wright added 13 and Kiah Stokes grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds for the Liberty (8-4), who have won four in a row. Stokes made a layup with 2:48 left in overtime to spark an 8-2 spurt...
Via Associated Press
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charles has career-high 32, Cash tops 5,000 in Liberty win

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Tina Charles tied a career-high with 32 points, Swin Cash reached 5,000 career points and the New York Liberty beat the Connecticut Sun 80-72 on Thursday night. Cash made a hook shot in the lane with 5:22 left in the first quarter to become the 14th player in WNBA history to reach 5,000. She joined Tamika Catchings as the only two WNBA players to have 5...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles scores 28 to help Liberty beat Wings 91-88

NEW YORK (AP) Tina Charles scored 28 points and Sugar Rodgers added 18 to help the New York Liberty beat the Dallas Wings 91-88 on Tuesday night. Charles broke an 85-85 tie with a jumper from the top of the key with 40 seconds remaining after Kiah Stokes grabbed an offensive rebound. Dallas had a chance to take the lead, but Plenette Pierson's 3-pointer from the wing was short...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting Wings-Liberty: Could lineup change be in store for Dallas?

Dallas Wings at New York Liberty When: Today, 6:00 p.m. TV: ESPN3.Storyline to watchAfter Dallas' fifth consecutive loss Saturday, head coach Fred Williams said a change to the starting lineup could be in order. This could mean an increased role for forward Aerial Powers. The rookie is averaging 12.3 points in 20.8 minutes per game off the bench.Scouting the WingsDallas (3-6) saw...
Via SportsDay
6 days ago

Charles, Rodgers help Liberty beat Mystics 87-76

WASHINGTON (AP) Tina Charles scored 24 points, including a three-point play that sparked a late run, to help the New York Liberty beat the Washington Mystics 87-76 on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams. With 2:39 left and the game tied at 73, Charles started the spurt with a basket and free throw. Kiah Stokes added a basket and New York had three free throws to...
Via Associated Press
May 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Lynx lose to Liberty after getting within one point in last minutes

MINNEAPOLIS -- Tina Charles had 18 points and 14 rebounds, Sugar Rodgers hit a pair of free throws with 12.0 seconds left and the New York Liberty clinched the top seed in the East with a 75-71 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday night. In a matchup of the WNBA's top teams, the Liberty (22-9) earned the No. 1 spot in the Eastern Conference for the first time since 2002 and...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Liberty too much for visiting Lynx, 81-68

NEW YORK -- Tina Charles and Epiphanny Prince wanted to come home to New York and make the Liberty relevant again. After two downtrodden seasons where New York missed the playoffs, they have the Liberty back in the postseason. "It's really special for me," Charles said. "I haven't been in the playoffs the last two or three years, but it means more with this franchise. Being home...
Via Fox Sports North
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Cooper returns to bench but Dream fall to Liberty

ATLANTA -- Tina Charles had 29 points and 14 rebounds as the New York Liberty beat Atlanta 83-76 to spoil Dream coach Michael Cooper's early return to the sideline. Cooper missed Atlanta's past five games after being diagnosed with early-stage tongue cancer, and had surgery July 24. Team officials at the time said that Cooper, 58, was expected to miss about two weeks. By winning...
Via Fox Sports South
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tina Charles glad to play for New York Liberty

NEW YORK (AP) Tina Charles just wanted to come home and play alongside Cappie Pondexter.
Via FOXSports.com
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

AP Sources: Sun trade C/F Tina Charles to Liberty

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) People familiar with the situation say the Connecticut Sun have agreed to trade Tina Charles to New York for players to be named later and the Liberty's first round pick in 2015.
Via FOXSports.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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