New York Liberty overwhelm Tulsa Shock, 88-57
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:
Liberty star Cappie Pondexter:
New York’s Essence Carson (#7) 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).
New York’s Kia Vaughn:
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.
Quanitra Hollingsworth uses her entire 6’5″ frame to defend against a Tulsa player:
Cappie Pondexter led the Liberty with 18 points:
#1 Liberty fan, if the information on her foam finger is to be trusted: