New York Liberty Schedule in 2014
The New York Liberty are ready to stand proud on the court this season as they
take on some of the best teams that call the Women's National Basketball Association home. The Liberty have some really talented
players on their roster this season, and the organization is hoping that such a talent level will take them right to the top.
The Liberty call the Eastern Conference home, where they unfortunately missed the playoffs last season. You can be sure that
the likes of Kara Braxton and Alex Montgomery will be looking to lead the Liberty to the Finals in 2014, and this time will
be determined not to come up short. The Liberty players are certainly looking to bring the championship home to New York City
this season. Coach Bill Laimbeer will be using his championship pedigree that he developed with the Detroit Pistons of the
NBA to instill confidence and an unrivaled work ethic into his team that will make the Liberty tough to beat this season.
The Liberty will be faced with some difficult home matchups, and they'll be looking for the great Madison Square Garden crowd
to support them this season. Make sure you're there for all the best matchups.
The Liberty will be looking forward to
taking on all comers this season, but especially the Phoenix Mercury. The Mercury had a very good season in 2013, winning
a playoff series against the favored Los Angeles Sparks. The Liberty know that they're capable of beating such a team, and
they'll have the chance to prove it on August 12th. The Liberty have two big matchups coming up against the Indiana Fever
in August that could really figure in to where New York ends up in the conference standings come season's end. There are plenty
of other great games on the docket at Madison Square Garden this season, to take a peek at the full schedule to see which
teams are coming and when.
New York Liberty History
Since joining the WNBA in its inaugural season, the
Liberty have been one of the most popular and successful teams in the league. The New York Liberty were forced to purchase
the trademarks of the old basketball league, the Liberty Basketball Association, prior to entering the WNBA to avoid any potential
copyright infringement, and once they did they were off to the races.They won four conference titles early on, in 1997, 1999,
2000 and 2002. Each time the Liberty made it to the WNBA Finals, however, they lost, the first three times to the Houston
Comets and the fourth time to the Los Angeles Sparks. The New York Liberty is owned by Madison Square Garden and has had many
great players don the Liberty uniform over the years. Notable players include Becky Hammon, Teresa Weatherspoon, Leilani Mitchell,
Cappie Pondexter and Essence Carson. The New York Liberty's four trips to the WNBA Finals mark the most trips to the Finals
without a championship of any team in the league.
Pro basketball is the kind of sport that
is fantastic to watch, especially in person. The fast-paced game is appealing to just about any sports fan, and that's why
fans from all over the globe flock to arenas to see the game played right before their eyes. The WNBA has garnered a strong
following over the years, and for good reason. These female athletes will leave you in awe when the final buzzer sounds, and
the New York Liberty have some of the best. The Liberty always play well when the best teams come to visit Madison Square
Garden, making for a fantastic experience for the fans in attendance. Make sure you're one of those lucky fans this season
by heading out to MSG for a great game.
New York Liberty Trivia
What National Basketball Association team
also plays in Madison Square Garden?
The answer is the New York Knicks, one of the most famous basketball franchises
in the world. The Knicks have called MSG home for a long time, and The Garden has become the most recognizable basketball
arena in the world. The Liberty have great fans and a great venue, which results in a fantastic home-court advantage.
New York Liberty Fans
New Yorkers are known for being some of the most passionate sports fans in the world, and
they certainly show that in their support of the New York Liberty. Every time the Liberty hit the floor at Madison Square
Garden they're greeted by thousands of cheering fans have come to support them in their quest for the Women's National Basketball
Association Championship. The fans make the game more fun, and that's something you can see for yourself and be a part of
this season when you head out to see the Liberty in action. It will end up being a great time for you and anyone else you
bring, and soon enough you'll see that you've become a fan of the New York Liberty.