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TINA CHARLES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cooper returns to bench but Dream fall to Liberty

ATLANTA -- Tina Charles had 29 points and 14 rebounds as the New York Liberty beat Atlanta 83-76 to spoil Dream coach Michael Cooper's early return to the sideline. Cooper missed Atlanta's past five games after being diagnosed with early-stage tongue cancer, and had surgery July 24. Team officials at the time said that Cooper, 58, was expected to miss about two weeks. By...
Via Fox Sports South
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynx fall in New York despite 25 points from Moore

NEW YORK (AP) -- Tina Charles scored a career-high 32 points to lead the New York Liberty to an 87-80 win over Maya Moore and the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday. Charles, who had 28 points in the Liberty's previous game, also had 10 rebounds. Trailing 59-53 midway through the third quarter, New York went on a 20-6 run over the next 7 minutes to take a 73-65 lead early in the final...
Via Fox Sports North
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Tina Charles glad to play for New York Liberty

NEW YORK (AP) Tina Charles just wanted to come home and play alongside Cappie Pondexter.
Via FOXSports.com
April 15, 2014  |  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

Charles wins WNBA MVP award

Connecticut Sun center Tina Charles is the WNBA's Most Valuable Player, easily topping Los Angeles forward Candace Parker in voting for the honor. Charles received 25 first-place votes and 345 points overall from a panel of 41 sports writers and broadcasters, the league said Thursday. Parker had seven first-place votes and 253 points, and Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Lawson, Charles lead Sun in 77-70 win over Mystics

After struggling on the road last season, the Connecticut Sun are thriving away from home this year. Kara Lawson scored 17 points and Tina Charles had 16 as Eastern Conference-leading Connecticut beat the last-place Washington Mystics 77-70 on Tuesday for their third straight win. Tan White added 11 points to help the Sun (13-4) improved to a league-best 7-1 on the road after going...
Via AP on Fox
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Sun 86, Shock 75

Tina Charles had a team-high 24 points and added 10 rebounds to lead Connecticut to an 86-75 victory against Tulsa on Friday. Charles, who had just four points in the first quarter, had 12 by halftime and tallied 12 more in the second half to post the 55th double-double of her career, a Connecticut franchise record. Asjha Jones also had a double-double for the Eastern Conference...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Dream lead stolen in final seconds by Sun

ATLANTA (AP) -- Tina Charles scored 23 points, pulled down a season-high 22 rebounds and hit a pair of free throws with 3.1 seconds left to give the Connecticut Sun their first lead of the game in a 75-73 victory Sunday over the Atlanta Dream. Renee Montgomery finished with 19 points and Kara Lawson added 11 for Connecticut, which has won five of six. Armintie Price scored a season...
Via Fox Sports South
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Charles, Jones not looking ahead to Olympics

Tina Charles and Asjha Jones say they won't let their selection to the U.S. Olympic team distract them from their goals with the WNBA's Connecticut Sun. The team opened training camp Tuesday, coming off a 21-15 season that ended in a first-round playoff loss to Atlanta. Charles said she'll have plenty of time to think about the Olympics in July, when the league takes...
Via AP on Fox
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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