Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi and others say passing, competitiveness and leadership are her strengths and discuss what might challenge her in the WNBA.
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The New York Liberty's hire of Walt Hopkins impacts Sabrina Ionescu, Tina Charles, Asia Durr and the entire WNBA coaching landscape.
Walt Hopkins, currently an assistant with the Lynx, was hired as the next head coach of the New York Liberty.
The Liberty will have a new home next year, playing their games at Barclays Center.
The contract of Katie Smith, who has a 17-51 record as coach of the New York Liberty over two seasons, will not be renewed by the team for the 2020 season.
WNBA players Sylvia Fowles, Jordin Canada and Diamond DeShields led the U.S. women's basketball team to a 6-0 record and the AmeriCup tournament championship in Puerto Rico.
New York Liberty guard Asia Durr underwent hip surgery Wednesday after missing 16 games in her rookie season due to a groin injury. She started in 15 of the 18 games she played.
New York won the WNBA lottery on Tuesday night, the first time in franchise history that the Liberty will have the first pick in the draft.
Sabrina Ionescu looks headed to the Big Apple after New York got the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft lottery. But two more Ducks are expected first-rounders.
The WNBA draft lottery will be broadcast during halftime of Tuesday night's first semifinal game (6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2). New York enters with the best odds among the four nonplayoff teams and is guaranteed at least the No. 3 pick.
Tina Charles scored 14 points, Amanda Zahui B added a double-double and the New York Liberty topped the Atlanta Dream 71-63 in a battle between the bottom two teams on Sunday, the last day of the WNBA season.
The New York Liberty clinched the best chance to win the WNBA draft lottery by losing to Indiana 86-81 on Friday night.
Like all the best point guards, Teresa Weatherspoon made everyone around her better. And her defense was as relentless as her demanding expectations.
Elena Delle Donne scored 25 of her 30 points in the first half and the Washington Mystics cruised to a 93-77 win over the New York Liberty on Tuesday night.
Courtney Williams scored 26 points and Alyssa Thomas added 20 and nine rebounds to lead Connecticut to a 94-84 win over New York on Friday night.
Brittney Griner had 29 points and 14 rebounds, Leilani Mitchell added a career-high 29 points and Phoenix beat the New York Liberty 95-82 on Tuesday night, moving the Mercury a step closer to the playoffs.
Elena Delle Donne had 22 points and 10 rebounds on Sunday and the Washington Mystics led from the opening basket in a 101-72 rout of the New York Liberty.
Tiffany Hayes scored 19 points to lead five Atlanta starters in double figures, and the Dream beat the New York Liberty 90-87 on Friday night to snap a 12-game losing streak.
Tina Charles had 23 points, 14 rebounds and three blocks to help the New York Liberty beat the Indiana Fever 82-76 on Tuesday night.
DeWanna Bonner scored 17 of her 30 points in the fourth quarter and had 10 rebounds to help the Phoenix Mercury beat New York 78-72 on Sunday, extending the Liberty's losing streak to eight games.
Allisha Gray scored 22 points and the Dallas Wings took the lead in the final minute to win their third straight, beating New York 83-77 on Friday night.
Odyssey Sims had 17 points, Stephanie Talbot added 16 points and the Minnesota Lynx beat the New York Liberty 89-73 on Tuesday night.
Alysha Clark scored 21 points and the Seattle Storm beat New York 84-69 on Sunday, spoiling the Liberty's lone regular-season game at Barclays Center.
Allie Quigley scored 22 points, Jantel Lavender had 20 points and 10 rebounds and the Chicago Sky beat the New York Liberty 101-92 on Wednesday night.
Courtney Williams scored a season-high 28 points and the Connecticut Sun won their seventh consecutive game, beating the New York Liberty 94-79 on Sunday.
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