New York Liberty

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Unlock The Push Cross Move in Basketball

Unlock The Push Cross Move in Basketball

February 27, 2022

The push cross move in basketball is a useful way to get by defenders while maintaining high speed. It’s relatively simple to learn. Especially if you’re already familiar with crossovers. So today we’ll explain what it is, why it’s helpful, and provide a few specific game situations to use it in. We’ll also share some

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7 Ways to Recover Mentally After A Basketball Injury

7 Ways to Recover Mentally After A Basketball Injury

February 26, 2022

Basketball and injuries unfortunately go together like peanut butter and jelly. They’re basically unavoidable, and it’s highly likely that at some point during your career you’ll encounter one. So today we’ll look at ways to recover mentally after a basketball injury. Overcoming the emotional and physical challenges of an injury requires the ability to deal

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WNBA Free Agency: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

WNBA Free Agency: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

February 1, 2022

If you love listening to WNBA podcasts, there’s a new gem you have to add to your list. The New York Liberty’s sharp shooter and two-time WNBA Champion Sami Whitcomb has released Shooting the Shot sponsored by Jett Capital Advisors and Hoops Heaven. It’s a series of intimate, behind-the-scenes conversations with some of your favorite

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WNBA Rookies: Making It In The League

WNBA Rookies: Making It In The League

September 14, 2021

“Where do I begin?”  WNBA veteran Angel McCoughtry was responding to a Queen Ballers Club question about what she wishes she knew back when she was a rookie in 2009.   The 34-year-old took a pause during the Las Vegas Aces media day and then began to explain. “I wish I had known more about branding

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What’s a Triple Double in Basketball?

What’s a Triple Double in Basketball?

August 12, 2021

A triple double is even better than a double double. It means a hooper has notched 10 or more in yet another statistical category – three total! So today we’ll take a look at what’s a triple double in basketball and the statistical categories that contribute. We’ll reveal how rare the accomplishment is in both

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Jocelyn Willoughby: The New York Leading Lady

Jocelyn Willoughby: The New York Leading Lady

May 3, 2021

When athletes compete at an elite level, there’s a school of thought that often aligns with the phrase “become comfortable with being uncomfortable”. As the world came to a standstill in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, sports were forced to pivot in unprecedented ways. And for athletes such as New York Liberty wing

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Sami Whitcomb: Basketball Wizard of Aus

Sami Whitcomb: Basketball Wizard of Aus

March 29, 2021

Sami Whitcomb, fresh off her second WNBA championship with the Seattle Storm, is on the move again. This time, she’ll head to the New York Liberty, but Sami’s no stranger to being the stranger at this point. She’s played all over the world: Australia, France, Germany, Slovakia, and Turkey, in addition to the United States. 

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Natasha Howard: The WNBA’s Lockdown Defender

Natasha Howard: The WNBA’s Lockdown Defender

March 13, 2021

Natasha Howard is one of the most dynamic, disciplined, and dangerous defenders in the WNBA. The forward/center has held down advanced defensive metrics towards the top of the league for the past few seasons. And has served as the anchor for the elite, championship level defense played by her former team, the Seattle Storm.  The

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Kia Nurse: Leading & Still Learning

Kia Nurse: Leading & Still Learning

February 18, 2021

When players get traded, their lives are upended. New team, new city, new teammates, new fans, and a new lifestyle. It’s an intimidating time for any athlete. But when Kia Nurse was traded for the first time in her young career to the Phoenix Mercury from the New York Liberty earlier this month, she had

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WNBA Ticket Prices: Everything You Need to Know

WNBA Ticket Prices: Everything You Need to Know

January 9, 2021

WNBA ticket prices reveal a lot about the league we love. Despite all of the “nobody” cares about the WNBA talk, there are plenty of people who attend games. And who are willing to pay up to do so.  Already in 2017, the WNBA registered a total attendance of 1,574,078 fans. That was also a

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WNBA Teams: How Many WNBA Teams Are There?

WNBA Teams: How Many WNBA Teams Are There?

December 2, 2020

Have you ever wondered how many WNBA teams there are? Well boy do we have an answer for you. Today we’ve prepared a comprehensive WNBA team guide that covers everything from the number of players to how many teams make the playoffs. We’ll reveal the Eastern and Western conference WNBA teams currently in the league.

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UConn Players in the WNBA: The All-Time Greats

UConn Players in the WNBA: The All-Time Greats

October 1, 2020

It comes as no surprise that 136 out of the 144 players on the 2020 WNBA roster competed in Division I women’s college basketball. But there’s one college that sends far more athletes into the league, than any other. And that school is UConn. UConn women’s basketball is one of the most successful dynasties in NCAA history. It’s a

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Sabrina Ionescu WNBA: Everything You Need to Know

Sabrina Ionescu WNBA: Everything You Need to Know

July 8, 2020

“She’s very relentless. Even when you think you have her stopped, she keeps coming at you.” That’s a quote from Sue Bird about the 2020 #1 draft pick.  You might know her from her sneaker deal with Nike, her time playing on the Oregon Ducks, or from her joining the New York Liberty. Regardless of

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