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Zahui B Shines in Liberty Preseason Loss to Dream

May 14, 2019 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - New York Liberty News Release

UNCASVILLE, CT - Amanda Zahui B scored the first basket and went on to lead all scorers with 20 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists in the New York Liberty's loss to the Atlanta Dream in a preseason tournament hosted by the Connecticut Sun. Kia Nurse was second in scoring with 15 points and 4 assists.

Avery Warley-Talbert and Tiffany Bias scored 12 and 11 points, respectively. The Tuesday night matchup featured 9 lead changes and 8 ties.

New York will finish out the preseason on Sunday, May 19, against the Connecticut Sun at the Times Union Center in Albany, NY. The game will tip off at 2:30 p.m. ET.

Liberty Notes

* The Liberty shot 44.6% from the field, an improvement from yesterday's 36.8% against the Sun.

* Zahui B led all scorers with 20 points and 8 rebounds, on 41.7% from the field and 90% (9-10) from the free throw line.

* Kia Nurse was the team's second leading scorer with 15 points, shooting 40% (2-5) from the 3-point line and 90% (9-10) from the free throw line.

* Avery Warley-Talbert and Tiffany Bias scored 12 and 11 points off the bench.

* Tiffany Bias shot 75% from the 3-point line, hitting 3-4.

* Liberty started Kia Nurse, Brittany Boyd, Rebecca Allen, Tina Charles and Amanda Zauhi B.

* New York led by as much as15 points during the game.

Dream Notes

* The Dream's Nia Coffey led all Dream scorers with 18 points

* Tiffany Hayes shot 71.4% (5-7) from the field for 16 points on the night.

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