Top-5 Performances of the 2016 Season (So Far)

There has been no shortage of fantastic performances this season from the Liberty. A variety of players have stepped up with dazzling games throughout the year. It was a difficult task to just focus on just five performances, but fans will see clutch plays, career-best outings and more below! Can’t wait to see what the rest of the season has to offer!

#5 SWIN CASH
Liberty vs Sun (July 17) – 16 points & 6 rebounds

Cash scored a season-high 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting with six rebounds. It was her second game in double figures this season, the first since at Atlanta on June 22, and the first time she led the Liberty in scoring in 2016.

#4 TANISHA WRIGHT
Liberty vs. Storm (July 6) – 18 points & 5 assists

Tanisha Wright led the team to a wire-to-wire victory against the Storm as she scored a season-high 18 points on 7-of-13 shooting and dished out five assists in the contest.

#3 TINA CHARLES
Liberty at Sun (June 16) – 32 points & 6 rebounds

A masterful performance from the MVP candidate as she tied a career-high with 32 points against the Connecticut Sun. Charles was 13-of-25 from the field; 2-of-4 from beyond the arc showing off her range. The play of the game came on one of her triples as Charles took a pass from Tanisha Wright late in the shot clock to beat the buzzer and extend the Liberty lead.

#2 SUGAR RODGERS
Liberty vs. Storm (June 29) – 30 points

Behind a career-high 30 points from Sugar Rodgers, the Liberty erased a 15-point deficit in the fourth quarter with a 17-2 run to end regulation, coming back to beat the Minnesota Lynx, 95-92, in overtime. Rodgers connected on seven three-pointers as she led the charge for New York while leading scorer Tina Charles sat out the game due to injury.

#1 TINA CHARLES
Liberty at Dream (June 22) – 23 points, 9 rebounds, 10 assists

Charles finished with 23 points, a career-high 10 assists, and 9 rebounds, to flirt with what was nearly the first triple double in franchise history. Charles led the Liberty to a double-overtime victory over the Dream which gave the team sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference.