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New York Liberty overwhelm Tulsa Shock, 88-57

July 19, 2011

The New York Liberty overwhelmed the now 1-14 Tulsa Shock, handing them their 9th loss in a row with a 88-57 victory at the Prudential Center in Newark on Sunday. New York allowed their season low in points, including a mere 6 points in the third quarter. They face the Sun in Connecticut tonight, a team they’re tied with in the standings, before heading into the All-Star break. Photos ¬©Madison Square Garden, L.P.

New York’s Sydney Colson:

New York's Sydney Colson

Liberty star Cappie Pondexter:

Liberty star Cappie Pondexter

New York’s Essence Carson (#7) and Kia Vaughn attempt to block a shot by Tulsa’s Elizabeth Cambage:

New York's Essence Carson and Kia Vaughn attempt to block a shot by Tulsa's Elizabeth Cambage

The Liberty recognize legend Teresa Weatherspoon (Liberty player from 1997-2003) during a “Ring of Honor” ceremony at halftime. Weatherspoon is the franchise leader in assists (1306), steals (453), and third in games played (220).

Teresa Weatherspoon Ring of Honor ceremony

New York’s Kia Vaughn:

New York's Kia Vaughn

Tulsa’s Jennifer Lacy and New York’s Sidney Spencer:

Tulsa's Jennifer Lacy and New York's Sidney Spencer

New York’s Alex Montgomery and Tulsa’s Sheryl Swoopes. Swoopes, 40 years old, is a WNBA legend, having been the first player signed when the league was created in 1997. After a two year hiatus, she is back in the league, playing in her 12th season.

New York's Alex Montgomery and Tulsa's Sheryl Swoopes. Swoopes, 40 years old, is a WNBA legend, having been the first player signed when the league was created in 1997. After a two year hiatus, she is back in the league, playing in her 12th season.

Quanitra Hollingsworth uses her entire 6’5″ frame to defend against a Tulsa player:

Quanitra Hollingsworth uses her entire 6-foot 5-inch frame to defend against a Tulsa player

Cappie Pondexter led the Liberty with 18 points:

Cappie Pondexter led the Liberty with 18 points

#1 Liberty fan, if the information on her foam finger is to be trusted:

Number 1 Liberty fan, if the information on her foam finger is to be trusted

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