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Tina Charles and Sylvia Fowles named WNBA Players of the Week

Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles and New York Liberty center Tina Charles were named the WNBA’s Western and Eastern Conference Players of the Week, respectively. This is the third time in four weeks that Fowles has earned Player of the Week honors. She helped Minnesota improve to 9-0 with two wins last week after averaging 25.5 points per game—good for second in the West...
Via Excelle Sports
5 days ago

Tina Charles and Diana Taurasi named WNBA Players of the Week

New York center Tina Charles and Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, this week. This marks the 22nd time that Charles has been named Player of the Week in her eight-year WNBA career—tying her for most of any player in WNBA history alongside Tamika Catching. Charles had 25.7 points per game...
Via Excelle Sports
11 days ago

Tina Charles scores career-high 36 points to lead New York over Dallas

New York’s Tina Charles scored a career-high 36 points against the Dallas Wings on Friday night to lead the Liberty to a 93-89 win. In addition to Charles’ big night, New York’s Shavonte Zellous also added 27 points. “I came out with a mentality that we were without two key players and I had to step up offensively,” Charles said. “I think we’re at our best when everyone’s...
Via Excelle Sports
14 days ago

QUIZ: Name every first overall WNBA draft pick

Since its inception in 1997, the WNBA has seen 22 draft picks go first overall, counting the inaugural season's Elite draft, which selected already graduated players who had already been playing professionally on other American teams or overseas. How many of these 22 players can you name?Clue: Year-TeamNote: An asterisk indicates the 1997 Elite Draft.
May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Five WNBA storylines that will shape the 2017 season

The 21st WNBA season is set to begin this weekend and in building off of a celebratory twentieth season that showcased great players from coast to coast, the 2017 campaign couldn’t come soon enough. Many teams have reloaded through the draft while the biggest trade in league history catapulted a long-time also-ran into the championship conversation for the first time ever.While...
Via Yardbarker
May 10, 2017  |  Discuss

WNBA withdraws fines for teams that protested gun violence

The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for multiple teams and players that protested recent gun violence by wearing black warmup shirts before their games. The Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury were each fined $5,000, and players on those teams were fined $500 a piece for wearing black T-shirts calling attention to shootings by and against police officers in place of...
Via The Comeback
July 23, 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...
Via Fox Sports North
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles has 25 points, Liberty beat Dream 78-67

NEW YORK (AP) Tina Charles had 25 points and seven rebounds to help the New York Liberty beat the Atlanta Dream 78-67 on Friday night for their sixth victory in seven games. New York trailed by nine points midway through the third quarter, but closed on a 15-3 run to take a 54-51 lead. The Dream only made one field goal in the last 6 minutes of the quarter. Brittany Boyd's 3-pointer...
Via Associated Press
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

WNBA star Tina Charles donates half salary to her foundation

NEW YORK -- Liberty star Tina Charles' foundation is always close to her heart. The New York native once again will donate half of her WNBA salary to a charity she started to honor her aunt who died of multiple organ failure in 2013. Charles has already bought 142 automatic external defibrillators over the past few years. She'll donate approximately $50,000 of her salary for the...
Via Associated Press
June 16, 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
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