May 6, 2017 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - New York Liberty
The New York Liberty and Shoni Schimmel have released the following statement regarding the 2017 WNBA season:
NEW YORK LIBERTY TEAM PRESIDENT ISIAH THOMAS
"Shoni Schimmel has informed us that it is her desire to take time away from the game during the 2017 WNBA season. Shoni will continue to have the full support of the New York Liberty. We look forward to continuing to work with Shoni during her time away from the game."
NEW YORK LIBERTY GUARD SHONI SCHIMMEL
"I'm very grateful to the New York Liberty for allowing me to take this season to deal with some personal issues. I look forward to rejoining them next year."