Liberty to host Connecticut Sun for Home Opener at Barclays Center on May 7
— Click HERE to watch the Liberty’s official schedule release video —
NEW YORK – DECEMBER 9, 2021 – The New York Liberty will open their 26th season on Saturday, May 7 against the Connecticut Sun at Barclays Center.
The Liberty teamed up with local nail artist and owner of New York City’s Bed of Nails, Candice Idehen to create customized nail designs as part of the 2022 schedule release. The video features special hand models: 2021 WNBA All Star Betnijah Laney, Liberty In-Arena Host Jess Sims, and WNBA influencers Ari Chambers, Pepper Persley, Khristina Williams, Jianni Smith and Bianca Peart. Watch the video and download photos HERE.
New York’s 2022 regular season schedule is made up of 36 total games including 18 at home which will be played at Barclays Center.
Four of the first five Liberty games are in Brooklyn, with a lone road matchup coming against the reigning WNBA Champion Chicago Sky on May 11. After a three-game homestand beginning May 13 through May 17 against Indiana, Dallas, and Connecticut, the team will embark on a three-game road trip to Minnesota and Seattle (two games) from May 24 to 29.
New York’s busiest month will be June, as they prepare for an 11-game slate. June will feature seven home and four away games, highlighted by three home Sunday matinee matchups with Minnesota, Chicago, and Seattle on June 5, 12, and 19, respectively.
July will begin on the West Coast, as New York takes on Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Phoenix from July 3 to 7. The following two weeks will feature Tuesday to Thursday splits, with the first against Las Vegas at home (two games), and the second being a pair of Eastern Conference road bouts against the Washington Mystics and Connecticut Sun.
The second half of New York’s schedule is highlighted by another four-of-five-game homestand from July 23 to August 3, which will feature contests against Chicago, Phoenix, and Los Angeles (two games).
Following the stretch at home, the Liberty will hit the road with stops in Phoenix, Dallas (two games), and Atlanta from August 6 to 12. Their 2022 regular season play will conclude at Barclays Center against the Atlanta Dream on August 14.
Liberty fans can purchase tickets for the team’s home opener on May 7 HERE today. Season ticket memberships and partial ticketing plans are also on sale for New York’s 2022 season. For more information, please call 718-624-7000 or visit nyliberty.com/memberships.
The Liberty’s full 2022 schedule can be found HERE.
2022 SCHEDULE QUICK HITS:
- Tip-off on May 7 will mark the franchise’s earliest season-opener to date.
New York will play eight total games in May (four home, four away), 11 in June (seven home, four away), 10 in July (four home, six away), and seven in August (three home, four away).
- Sunday is the Liberty’s most frequently scheduled gameday with eight total games (six home, two away), followed by Friday with seven (one home, six away), Tuesday and Wednesday with six (four home, two away and two home, four away), Thursday with five (three home, two away), Saturday with three (two home, one away), and one Monday game (away).
- New York’s 2022 slate features two back-to-backs, July 6-7 and August 2-3.
- Eighteen of the Liberty’s 36 games will be played on one day’s rest.