Liberty Activates Center Kia Vaughn

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 21, 2017 – The New York Liberty on Wednesday announced it has activated center Kia Vaughn from the temporary suspension list and waived guard Ameryst Alston.

Vaughn missed the previous 6 games while competing for the Czech Republic in the 2017 EuroBasket Women Tournament, a qualifier for the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup. In three games with the Czech Republic, she averaged 16.0 ppg and 6.0 rpg.

Prior to departing for national team commitments, Vaughn appeared in 5 games for the Liberty, averaging 6.4 ppg and 4.0 rpg, while shooting a team-leading .609 from the field.

The Liberty return to action on Friday, June 23, when it hosts the Connecticut Sun on Pride Night presented by Resorts World Casino New York City at Madison Square Garden at 7:30 PM.