Posted June 04, 2012 on AP on Fox
After losing their opening five games for the first time ever, the New York Liberty finally got in the win column their last time out behind a stifling defensive display. They'll likely need to clamp down again with the Angel McCoughtry-led Atlanta Dream coming to town. The Liberty look to make it two in a row Tuesday night against a Dream club trying to avoid losing back-to-back games for the first time in nearly a year. Allowing an Eastern Conference-worst 85.5 points per game, New York (1-5) was outscored by an average of 17.4 during its winless start. It ended the skid with an 87-72 victory over Indiana in the back end of a home-and-home set Sunday. Four-time WNBA All-Star Cappie Pondexter scored a season-high 25 points for the Liberty, who were blown out by the Fever 91-68 the night before. "We were extra motivated, everybody was angry," Pondexter said. "We finally got a win under our belt. ... We're happy about it. Winning changes everything. (The win) feels awesome but i...
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