Liberty Set Dates for Training Camp
NEW YORK, NY - The New York Liberty will open its 2019 Training Camp at the Hill Center located at St. Joseph's College (212 Vanderbilt Avenue) in Brooklyn on Sunday, May 5.
New York will welcome 20 players to its camp this preseason:
Katie Smith enters her second season as the Liberty's head coach alongside Charmin Smith, who is in her first season as an assistant coach, and Herb Williams who returns for his fourth season as an assistant coach. Teresa Weatherspoon, soon to be Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, will also return as Director of Player and Franchise Development.
The Liberty's first preseason matchup with be against the Chinese National Women's Basketball team on May 9 at Barclays Center. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
New York will return to preseason action at Mohegan Sun Arena for a two-day tournament which will feature the Sun, Atlanta Dream and Dallas Wings. The Liberty will face off against the Sun on the May 13 at 7 p.m., and will play the Atlanta Dream the following day at 5 p.m.
The 2019 New York Liberty regular season tips off on Friday, May 24, when the team hosts the Indiana Fever at Westchester County Center.
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Note: The Liberty will have six (6) players absent for the start of training camp - Reshanda Gray (Hungary), Amanda Zahui B (Sweden), Kiah Stokes (Turkey), Bria Hartley (Turkey), Marine Johannes (France) and Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe (France).
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