2011 New York Liberty season

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2011 New York Liberty season
Head Coach John Whisenant
Arena Prudential Center
Attendance 7,702 per game
Results
Record 19–15
(.559)
Place 4th (Eastern)
Playoff Finish Lost in Conference Semifinals
Team Leaders
Points Pondexter (17.4)
Rebounds Vaughn (6.7)
Assists Pondexter (4.7)
Media
Television MSG, MSG+
ESPN2, NBATV
New York Liberty seasons
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The 2011 WNBA season is the 15th season for the New York Liberty of the Women's National Basketball Association. The Liberty will play at Prudential Center in New Jersey from 2011 through 2013 during renovations at Madison Square Garden.

Transactions[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

The following are the Liberty's selections in the 2011 WNBA Draft.

Transaction log[edit]

  • March 14: The Liberty re-signed Sidney Spencer.
  • April 6: The Liberty signed Ewelina Kobryn to a training camp contract.
  • April 11: The Liberty traded draft rights to Angel Robinson and a second-round pick in the 2012 Draft to the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for draft rights to Jessica Breland.
  • April 11: The Liberty traded Kalana Greene to the Connecticut Sun in exchange for draft rights to Sydney Colson.
  • May 16: The Liberty signed Whitney Boddie and Crystal Kelly to training camp contracts.
  • May 27: The Liberty acquired Quanitra Hollingsworth from the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for the right to swap third-round picks in the 2012 Draft.
  • June 1: The Liberty waived Mekia Valentine, Whitney Boddie, Crystal Kelly, and Ewelina Kobryn.
  • July 4: The Liberty waived Jessica Breland and signed Felicia Chester.
  • July 21: The Liberty waived Felicia Chester.
  • July 28: The Liberty signed Ta'Shia Phillips.
  • August 4: The Liberty traded Sidney Spencer to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for Kara Braxton.

Trades[edit]

Personnel changes[edit]

Roster[edit]

New York Liberty roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Height Weight DOB From Yrs
F/C 45 United States Braxton, Kara 6' 6" (1.98m) 225 lb (102kg) 02-18-1983 Georgia 6
G/F 17 United States Carson, Essence 6' 0" (1.83m) 165 lb (75kg) 07-28-1986 Rutgers 3
G 50 United States Colson, Sydney 5' 8" (1.73m) 140 lb (64kg) 08-06-1989 Texas A&M R
C 9 United States Hollingsworth, Quanitra 6' 5" (1.96m) 200 lb (91kg) 11-15-1988 Virginia Commonwealth 2
PG 5 United States Mitchell, Leilani 5' 5" (1.65m) 128 lb (58kg) 06-15-1985 Utah 3
G/F 22 United States Montgomery, Alex 6' 1" (1.85m) 185 lb (84kg) 11-12-1988 Georgia Tech R
C 53 United States Phillips, Ta'Shia 6' 6" (1.98m) 198 lb (90kg) 01-24-1989 Xavier R
F/C 33 United States Pierson, Plenette 6' 2" (1.88m) 180 lb (82kg) 08-31-1981 Texas Tech 8
G 23 United States Pondexter, Cappie 5' 9" (1.75m) 160 lb (73kg) 01-07-1983 Rutgers 5
F 14 United States Powell, Nicole 6' 2" (1.88m) 170 lb (77kg) 06-22-1982 Stanford 7
C 15 United States Vaughn, Kia 6' 4" (1.93m) 198 lb (90kg) 01-24-1987 Rutgers 2



East: ATLCHICONINDNYWAS | West: LAMINPHOSASEATUL
Head coach
United States John Whisenant (New Mexico State)
Assistant coaches
United States Monique Ambers (Arizona State)
United States Lady Grooms (Georgia)
Athletic trainer
United States Lisa White (Stony Brook)
Strength and conditioning coach
United States Kevin Duffy (Ohio)

Legend
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (IN) Inactive
  • Injured Injured

WNBA roster page
Transactions

Depth[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench
C Kia Vaughn Quanitra Hollingsworth
PF Plenette Pierson Kara Braxton
Ta'Shia Phillips
SF Nicole Powell Alex Montgomery
SG Cappie Pondexter Essence Carson
PG Leilani Mitchell Sydney Colson

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
Indiana Fever x 21 13 .618 13–4 8–9 13–9
Connecticut Sun x 21 13 .618 15–2 6–11 14–8
Atlanta Dream x 20 14 .588 1.0 11–6 9–8 14–8
New York Liberty x 19 15 .559 2.0 12-5 7–10 11–11
Chicago Sky o 14 20 .412 7.0 10–7 4–13 10–12
Washington Mystics o 6 28 .176 15.0 4–13 2–15 4–18

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

2011 Game Log: Preseason

Regular season[edit]

2011 Game Log: Regular Season
All games are viewable on WNBA LiveAccess or ESPN3.com

Postseason[edit]

2011 Game Log: Postseason

Statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game  RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game
 PPG  Points per game  FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage  TO  Turnovers per game  PF  Fouls per game Team leader

Regular season[edit]

Postseason[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]