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Tina Charles and Sylvia Fowles named WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month

The New York Liberty’s Tina Charles and Sylvia Fowles of the Minnesota Lynx were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month for July, the league announced on Tuesday. Charles captures this honor for the 10th time in her eight-year career. The Liberty went 5-4 overall in July, large in part to Charles scoring 22.2 points per game. Her scoring ranks her...
Via Excelle Sports
1 day ago

Tina Charles and the Liberty win one for the kids

On a day the Liberty drew 17,443 people to Madison Square Garden — the vast majority of them kids for “Camp Day” — it was only fitting Tina Charles, who herself grew up cheering for the Liberty, would be the one to lead the way. “For sure, I remember being young and watching games and...
Via New York Post
14 days ago

Tina Charles’ double-double lifts Liberty over Sun 96-80

NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Charles had 28 points and 17 rebounds to help New York beat Connecticut 96-80 on Wednesday. Charles scored 10 points in the third quarter, showing off a dazzling array of moves in the post as the Liberty (10-9) turned a four-point halftime lead into a 20-point advantage. It was her ninth double-double of the season and the second consecutive double-digit win...
Via MyNorthwest.com
15 days ago

The 'Diana Taurasi, greatest of all-time' quiz

Diana Taurasi made significant history over the weekend, as she became the all-time leading scorer in WNBA history. It was just the latest accomplishment for the Phoenix Mercury guard in a career that is chock full of them. If she is not the best women's player of all-time, she is certainly on the short list. She is a marquee name both at home and overseas. In fact, she is so good...
June 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Five WNBA storylines that will shape the 2017 season

The 21st WNBA season is set to begin this weekend and in building off of a celebratory twentieth season that showcased great players from coast to coast, the 2017 campaign couldn’t come soon enough. Many teams have reloaded through the draft while the biggest trade in league history catapulted a long-time also-ran into the championship conversation for the first time ever.While...
Via Yardbarker
May 10, 2017  |  Discuss

WNBA withdraws fines for teams that protested gun violence

The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for multiple teams and players that protested recent gun violence by wearing black warmup shirts before their games. The Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury were each fined $5,000, and players on those teams were fined $500 a piece for wearing black T-shirts calling attention to shootings by and against police officers in place of...
Via The Comeback
July 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Charles has 25 points, Liberty beat Dream 78-67

NEW YORK (AP) Tina Charles had 25 points and seven rebounds to help the New York Liberty beat the Atlanta Dream 78-67 on Friday night for their sixth victory in seven games. New York trailed by nine points midway through the third quarter, but closed on a 15-3 run to take a 54-51 lead. The Dream only made one field goal in the last 6 minutes of the quarter. Brittany Boyd's 3-pointer...
Via Associated Press
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

WNBA star Tina Charles donates half salary to her foundation

NEW YORK -- Liberty star Tina Charles' foundation is always close to her heart. The New York native once again will donate half of her WNBA salary to a charity she started to honor her aunt who died of multiple organ failure in 2013. Charles has already bought 142 automatic external defibrillators over the past few years. She'll donate approximately $50,000 of her salary for the...
Via Associated Press
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles leads Liberty to 68-57 win over Phoenix

NEW YORK (AP) Tina Charles had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Essence Carson added 10 points and the New York Liberty beat the Phoenix Mercury 68-57 on Thursday night. The Liberty (3-1) never trailed to remain undefeated at home, and snapped its four-game losing skid against Phoenix. The Mercury (1-1) were only able to tie it once, 23-23 with 1:15 left in the second quarter. New York...
Via Associated Press
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Sources: Sun trade C/F Tina Charles to Liberty

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) People familiar with the situation say the Connecticut Sun have agreed to trade Tina Charles to New York for players to be named later and the Liberty's first round pick in 2015.
Via FOXSports.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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