Michaela Onyenwere Injury Update

NEW YORK – OCTOBER 6, 2021 – New York Liberty forward and WNBA Rookie of the Year, Michaela Onyenwere, underwent successful surgery today at Hospital for Special Surgery on her right thumb to repair her radial collateral ligament (RCL).

The procedure was performed by Dr. Duretti Fufa, the Liberty’s hand specialist at Hospital for Special Surgery. Michaela will begin rehabilitation and is expected to make a full recovery.

Further updates will be provided as appropriate. Out of respect of her privacy, Michaela will not be taking media interviews.