NEW YORK – April 23, 2021 – The New York Liberty will open its 2021 Training Camp at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Sunday, April 25. New York will welcome 19 players to its camp this preseason which runs April 25 through May 13.
Among the eight returners from the 2020 season is last year’s No. 1 overall Draft pick Sabrina Ionescu, All-Rookie team selection Jazmine Jones, veteran guard Layshia Clarendon, veteran center Kiah Stokes, and second year players Joyner Holmes, Leaonna Odom, Kylee Shook and Jocelyn Willoughby.
* Note: The Liberty will have six players absent for the start of training camp – Rebecca Allen, Asia Durr, Natasha Howard, Betnijah Laney, Kiah Stokes and Sami Whitcomb.
New York will begin its preseason schedule on May 3, when the team travels to Connecticut to scrimmage the Sun.
The WNBA’s 25th Anniversary season tips off on May 14 at 7 p.m., when the New York Liberty host the Indiana Fever to begin their inaugural season at Barclays Center.