1998 NY LibertyRebecca Lobo C. 1997: Rebecca Lobo of the New York Liberty. C. 1997: Rebecca Lobo of the New York Liberty. June 29, 1997; The New York Liberty defeat the Phoenix Mercury, 65-57 in the New York Liberty’s first home game. August 9, 2011; The New York Liberty versus the Seattle Storm at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The Liberty win, 58-56. The Liberty induct retired player Rebecca Lobo (1997-2001) into its “Ring of Honor” in a ceremony at halftime.