2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
3rd in Eastern Conference
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1dMechelle Voepel

Hammon among finalists for women's hoops HOF

New Las Vegas Aces coach Becky Hammon and fellow former WNBA players DeLisha Milton-Jones and Penny Taylor are among 12 finalists for induction into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

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2dKevin Pelton

Ranking the top 20 WNBA free agents

Free agency plays a bigger role in the WNBA than ever. We rank the best free agents of 2022, with three of the last four MVPs topping our list.

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9dKevin Pelton and Mechelle Voepel

What can we expect from 2022 WNBA free agency?

Best player to change teams? Which team will improve the most? Before contracts are signed Feb. 1, we preview how the biggest free-agency moves might play out.

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14dMechelle Voepel

Brondello: 'Exciting' to join Liberty, be in N.Y.

Sandy Brondello was introduced as the New York Liberty's head coach Friday and said, "Hopefully, I'm the coach that helps bring a championship here."

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66dMechelle Voepel

Durr cleared after missing 2 seasons with COVID

Liberty guard Asia Durr, who missed the past two WNBA seasons while dealing with long-haul COVID-19 symptoms, said Tuesday during an Instagram Live session that she has been cleared to resume basketball activities.

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96dMechelle Voepel

Ten biggest questions for the WNBA offseason

As Chicago celebrates its WNBA title, many questions already linger for the offseason, including possible retirements and player movement in free agency.

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99dTisha Thompson and Mechelle Voepel

Why the WNBA may be entering thrive mode

In her effort to push the league into a stronger financial future, WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert wants to disrupt the economic model that she says has undervalued women's sports.

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2021 WNBA playoff schedule

Chicago is headed to the WNBA Finals, while Las Vegas forced a decisive Game 5 in the semifinals and hosts Phoenix on Friday.

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109dKelly Cohen

Liberty's Onyenwere is WNBA Rookie of the Year

The WNBA has named New York Liberty forward Michaela Onyenwere the 2021 Rookie of the Year. Onyenwere, 22, led all WNBA rookies with 8.6 PPG, 91 field goals and 37 3-pointers, and was second with 94 rebounds.

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120dMechelle Voepel

Liberty's Hopkins: Refs treated us bad all season

New York Liberty coach Walt Hopkins was critical of the officiating following Thursday's 83-82 loss to the Phoenix Mercury, saying, "We don't get respect because we're a young team."

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Cunningham, Turner lead Mercury to 83-82 win over Liberty

— Sophie Cunningham hit 6 of 9 3-pointers for a career-high 21 points and Brianna Turner made the winning free throw with less than a second to play, giving the Phoenix Mercury an 83-82 win over the New York Liberty in a first-round WNBA playoff game...

Mercury top Liberty after late drama to advance (1:19)
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Chris Paul all about Liberty-Mercury playoff game (0:40)
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Team Stats

Points Per Game78.5
Rebounds Per Game33.3
Assists Per Game19.2

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2020220.091
20191024.294
2018727.206