NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 22, 2017 – The New York Liberty on Thursday announced it has activated guard Epiphanny Prince from the temporary suspension list and waived forward Cierra Burdick.
Prince missed the previous 6 games while competing for Russia in the 2017 EuroBasket Women Tournament, a qualifier for the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup. In four games with Russia, she averaged 13.0 ppg and 5.0 apg.
Prior to departing for national team commitments, Prince appeared in 5 games for the Liberty, averaging 15.8 ppg and 3.8 apg. She was named the WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week on May 30 after averaging 21.5 ppg in road games against Phoenix and Seattle, which included a 24-point performance against the Mercury, hitting the game-winning bucket with 4.5 seconds remaining.
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.