Liberty Can’t Catch Break Following All-Star Weekend
The New York Liberty returned to action Tuesday night, visiting the No. 1 team in the league – Minnesota Lynx. Though they fought hard and had the game in hand, New York lost 76-75 on a missed game-winner.
Lindsay Whalen Comes Up Big
With the game tied at 74, Minnesota guard Lindsay Whalen hit an off-balance turnaround baseline jumper (47.7 seconds). That shot proved to be the difference maker down the stretch. New York guard Epiphany Prince split a pair of free throws on the ensuing possession.
Maya Moore Still On Fire
All-Star MVP Maya Moore was still in her groove Tuesday. She led all scorers with 27 points on 55 percent shooting while adding 5 rebounds and 3 steals.
Liberty guard Shavonte Zellous suffered a sprained left wrist in the 3rd Quarter.
New York will be back in action Friday as they visit the Indiana Fever (MSG). Tip-off is at 7PM (ET).
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