Liberty fans have waited a longtime to possible see there team win the the WNBA championship. The atmosphere at Barclays Center was electric for New York’s opening postseason game against the Washington Mystics.
Those fans were rewarded with a Liberty win, 90-75, behind 29 points from Sabrina Ionescu and 20 from Jonquel Jones. The game started as a tense back-and-forth affair, but the Liberty took a narrow lead into halftime, and they never relinquished it. Ionescu set a postseason franchise record with seven 3-pointers in the game.
Liberty look to close out the Mystics, on Tuesday at Barclays to advance to second round of the WNBA playoffs.
PureSportsNY: Vernon McKenzie