New York Liberty

By
Updated: July 6, 2012

General Information


Founded
1997
Conference
Eastern
City
Newark, New Jersey
Arena
Prudential Center
Championships
None
Conference titles   
4 (1997, 1999, 2000, 2002)
Official website
wnba.com/liberty



The New York Liberty is a professional basketball team at present based in Newark, New Jersey, taking component in inside the Eastern Convention inside the Women’s National Basketball Affiliation (WNBA). The group was 1 with the 8 initial franchises with the league. The team is owned by Madison Sq. Garden, who also owns the Liberty’s NBA counterpart, the new York Knicks.

The Liberty has
skilled for the WNBA Playoffs in ten of its fourteen lots of years in Significant apple. The franchise continues to become dwelling to a number of well-known persons just like guard Teresa Weatherspoon, Becky Hammon, College of Utah player Leilani Mitchell, and Rutgers participant Cappie Pondexter. In 1997, 1999, 2000, and 2002, the Liberty went towards the WNBA Finals but fell brief the really initial a couple of makes an attempt to Houston and in 2002 to Los angeles. They have got essentially one of the most appearances within the WNBA Finals devoid of a championship.

As a result of renovations at Madison Sq. Back garden in Significant apple Location, the Liberty are participating in for the Prudential Heart in Newark, New Jersey from 2011 by means of 2013.

Uniforms:

  • 1997-2002: white having a black line above the shoulders at home, black having a green line on the road.

  • 2003-2010: white with teal, blue and orange trim and “Liberty” on the chest in light blue letters at home. Key color is blue on the road with “New York” on the chest in white letters. The Liberty logo is on the left leg of the shorts.
  • 2010: On June two, 2010, the New York Liberty and Foxwoods Resort Casino announced a premier partnership that consists of a branded jersey sponsorship. As part of the partnership, the Foxwoods name will seem in front from the Liberty jerseys.
  • 2011-present: As part of the transition to Adidas’ Revolution 30 engineering, the Liberty unveiled new jerseys. Property jerseys are white with seafoam green numbers and blue trim. Road uniforms are blue with seafoam green numbers and white trim. The Foxwoods logo and name will stay on the jerseys.