Liberty Fall to Sky, 79-65

The New York Liberty (1-1) lost their home opener to the Chicago Sky (2-0) 79-65 on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.

In her Garden debut, Tina Charles posted her first double-double of the season to lead the Liberty with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Cappie Pondexter also scored in double figures with 14 points, followed by Essence Carson with 13 points and six boards.

The Liberty return to action on Saturday, May 24 on the road against the Minnesota Lynx at 7:00 p.m.