Balanced effort leads Liberty to 83-76 win over Sun

NEW YORK (AP) Swin Cash scored 16 points and Tina Charles and Sugar Rodgers each added 14 to help the New York Liberty beat the Connecticut Sun 83-76 on Sunday. New York trailed 66-65 midway through the fourth quarter before Brittany Boyd's three-point play gave them a two-point lead. The Liberty (17-7) wouldn't relinquish that advantage the rest of the way. The Liberty, who...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tina Charles, Swin Cash respond to police critics of Minnesota Lynx

Following the decision of the four Minnesota Lynx captains—Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen, Seimone Augustus and Rebekah Brunson—to wear shirt reading “Change Starts with Us: Justice and Accountability” while honoring the Dallas police officers, Philando Castile and Alton Stirling, all of whom died in gun violence last week, a number of police officers in Minnesota responded with...
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4 days ago

Charles has 18 points, 9 rebounds; Liberty win 4th straight

NEW YORK (AP) Tina Charles had 18 points and nine rebounds to help the New York Liberty beat the Atlanta Dream 86-62 on Wednesday for their fourth straight victory. Charles scored 10 points in the third quarter as New York extended its 10-point halftime lead with a 15-2 run to open the quarter. Atlanta only made one field goal in the first 8 minutes and trailed 65-42 entering...
Via Associated Press
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Charles, Ogwumike win WNBA Player of the Week honors

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: Tina Charles of the New York Liberty and Nneka Ogwumike of the Los Angeles Sparks have been named WNBA Eastern and Western Conference Player of the Week, respectively. For Charles, the honor comes for the fifth time this season, matching a WNBA season record. Ogwumike earned the honor for the second time. Charles, Ogwumike dominate all week Charles...
Via Excelle Sports
11 days ago

Charles leads Liberty to sixth straight win, 80-79 over Sky

NEW YORK (AP) Tina Charles had 21 points and 13 rebounds to lead New York to an 80-79 victory over the Chicago Sky on Friday night for the Liberty's sixth consecutive win. Sugar Rodgers added 13 points for the Liberty (10-4), who are third in the AP power poll. Charles was sporting a clear mask after she broke her nose Wednesday in a double-overtime win over Atlanta. It didn...
Via Associated Press
23 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
June 14, 2016  |  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...
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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...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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