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LIBERTY PUTS A “TWIST” ON SUN

Photo courtesy of Marlene-Amaya Vazquez.

The New York Liberty vs Connecticut Sun game was “the best of times, the worst of times.” The first two and half quarters was the worst of times for their offense. But on a night where Katie Smith moved into second place on the all-time WNBA scoring list and Chubby Checker did the “Twist”, Cappie Pondexter and Leilani Mitchell More...

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By Luis Vazquez On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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FURIOUS FOURTH BY LIBERTY HANDS ATLANTA FIRST LOSS

Photo credit: Marlene Amaya-Vazquez. It was Dad’s and Daughter’s Game and with former Knicks Larry Johnson, Allan Houston, and Herb Williams, and current Knick J.R. Smith in attendance at the Prudential Center, More...

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By Luis Vazquez On Friday, June 7th, 2013
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NEW YORK LIBERTY BEAT CHAMPS & SEND MESSAGE TO LEAGUE

Photo by Maylene-Amaya Vazquez We learned a few things about The New York Liberty after three games of the 2013 WNBA season. For one, they are the ones to watch. Next, they are gritty. Third, they are explosive. More...

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By Luis Vazquez On Monday, June 3rd, 2013
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LIBERTY SAVED BY THE BELL IN HOME OPENER

Photo Credit: Marlene-Amaya Vazquez The Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey was the site of the home opener for the New York Liberty. There was :05 of a second left and the Liberty up by two in overtime on Cappie More...

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By Guest On Saturday, June 1st, 2013
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ATHLETE’S VOICES: PLENETTE PIERSON, EPISODE 1. OFF-SEASON RECAP

This is the DoubleGSports.com Athlete’s Voices column in which local star athletes provide guest posts updating their fans on what they have been up to. Today’s post is from the New York Liberty of the WNBA, More...

New York Liberty v Chicago Sky (Pre-season)
By Luis Vazquez On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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SUN FALLS ON LIBERTY IN THE MOHEGAN

Connecticut Sun’s Mistie Bass, right, strips the ball from New York Liberty’s Kelsey Bone. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) It was a glorious opening week for the WNBA.  Brittney Griner dunked twice in a game More...

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By Luis Vazquez On Monday, May 20th, 2013
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LIBERTY CLOSE OUT PRE-SEASON WITH WIN; CONFIDENT AS SEASON OPENER NEARS

David Dow/NBAE/Getty Images The New York Liberty closed the pre-season with a victory over the Connecticut Sun 78-67 which could be seen as close to the blueprint for what they want to accomplish this season. It More...

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By Guest On Monday, May 20th, 2013
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ATHLETE’S VOICES: ESSENCE CARSON, EPISODE 6. BACK TO NYC

Greetings from NYC! Within the past month I got a chance to do something special with my team in Istanbul. After being absent from the playoffs for almost a decade, we made it to playoffs. Not only did we make More...

By Luis Vazquez On Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
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BILL LAIMBEER ASSEMBLES HIS FINAL ROSTER FOR NEW YORK LIBERTY 2013 SEASON

The New York Liberty will be on the road against the Connecticut Sun in more preseason action. This will provide the opportunity for new coach Bill Laimbeer to see his new team in game action. The final additions More...

Kelsey Bone was drafted by the New York Liberty in the first round.
By Luis Vazquez On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
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KELSEY BONE READY FOR “REAL WORLD” BASKETBALL

Kelsey Bone was drafted by the New York Liberty in the first round. The New York Liberty’ first round draft pick in 2013, Kelsey Bone, like most rookies understands there may be a transitional period before their More...