2010 New York Liberty season

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2010 New York Liberty season
CoachAnne Donovan
ArenaMadison Square Garden
Attendance11,069 per game
Results
Record22–12 (.647)
Place2nd (Eastern)
Playoff finishLost Conference Finals
Team Leaders
PointsPondexter (21.4)
ReboundsMcCarville (5.9)
AssistsPondexter (4.9)
Media
TelevisionMSG
NBATV, ESPN2

The 2010 WNBA season is the 14th season for the New York Liberty of the Women's National Basketball Association.

Transactions[edit]

Dispersal draft[edit]

Based on the Liberty's 2009 record, they would pick 1st in the Sacramento Monarchs dispersal draft. The Liberty picked Nicole Powell.

WNBA Draft[edit]

The following are the Liberty's selections in the 2010 WNBA Draft.

Transaction log[edit]

  • May 5, 2009: The Liberty traded their first round pick in the 2010 Draft to the Los Angeles Sparks in exchange for Sidney Spencer.
  • March 30: The Liberty traded Shameka Christon and Cathrine Kraayeveld to the Chicago Sky in exchange for the Sky's second-round pick in the 2010 Draft. The Liberty also received Cappie Pondexter and Kelly Mazzante from the Phoenix Mercury as part of the three-team trade.
  • April 6: The Liberty waived Loree Moore.
  • April 8: The Liberty waived Kelly Mazzante.
  • April 20: The Liberty released Ashley Battle.
  • April 22: The Liberty signed free agent Taj McWilliams-Franklin.
  • April 23: The Liberty signed Brandie Hoskins, Laine Selwyn, Tamara James, April Phillips, Katie Mattera and Erica Williamson to training camp contracts.
  • April 28: The Liberty waived Brandie Hoskins.
  • May 3: The Liberty waived Laine Selwyn.
  • May 4: The Liberty waived Katie Mattera.
  • May 9: The Liberty waived Cory Montgomery and Tamara James.
  • May 12: The Liberty traded Ashley Houts to the Washington Mystics in exchange for Nikki Blue.
  • June 14: The Liberty traded Tiffany Jackson to the Tulsa Shock in exchange for Plenette Pierson.

Trades[edit]

Free agents[edit]

Roster[edit]

New York Liberty roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Height Weight DOB From
PG 1 United States Blue, Nikki 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 163 lb (74 kg) UCLA
G/F 17 United States Carson, Essence 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Rutgers
G 32 United States Greene, Kalana 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Connecticut
C 4 United States McCarville, Janel 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Minnesota
F 7 United States McWilliams-Franklin, Taj 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 188 lb (85 kg) St. Edward's University
PG 5 United States Mitchell, Leilani 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) 130 lb (59 kg) Utah
SF 33 United States Pierson, Plenette 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 178 lb (81 kg) Texas Tech
SG 23 United States Pondexter, Cappie 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Rutgers
F 14 United States Powell, Nicole 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Stanford
G/F 6 United States Spencer, Sidney 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 183 lb (83 kg) Tennessee
C 15 United States Vaughn, Kia 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Rutgers
Head coach
Assistant coaches
Athletic trainer
Strength and conditioning coach
  • United States Kevin Duffy

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (IN) Inactive
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Depth[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench
C Taj McWilliams-Franklin Kia Vaughn
PF Janel McCarville Plenette Pierson
SF Nicole Powell Kalana Greene / Sidney Spencer
SG Cappie Pondexter Essence Carson
PG Leilani Mitchell Nikki Blue

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
Washington Mystics x 22 12 .647 13–4 9–8 13–9
New York Liberty x 22 12 .647 13–4 9–8 14–8
Indiana Fever x 21 13 .618 1.0 13–4 8–9 13–9
Atlanta Dream x 19 15 .559 3.0 10–7 9–8 10–12
Connecticut Sun o 17 17 .500 5.0 12–5 5–12 9–13
Chicago Sky o 14 20 .412 8.0 7–10 7–10 7–15

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

2010 Game Log: Preseason

Regular season[edit]

2010 Game Log: Regular Season
Watch all games live on WNBA LiveAccess

Postseason[edit]

2010 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 League leader

Regular season[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]