NBA Commissioner David Stern will retire in February 2014, 30 years after he took charge of the league. He will be replaced by Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver.
New York Liberty defeated the Tulsa Shock, 91-74, on Saturday at the Prudential Center, closing out the regular season for the home team.
The WNBA’s Connecticut Sun is celebrating its 10th season by naming an all-decade team.
Trailing by nine points with about nine minutes remaining, a loss to last place Washington could have dealt a serious blow to the New York Liberty’s playoff chances.
Tina Charles had 23 points and nine rebounds to lead the Connecticut Sun to an 85-74 victory over the New York Liberty on Saturday night.
The American women captured their fifth-consecutive Gold Medal at the Olympics by defeating France, 86-50.
The San Antonio Silver Stars beat the New York Liberty 94-81 Sunday.
Angel McCoughtry scored 23 points and Sancho Lyttle added 19 to lead the Atlanta Dream to a 74-64 victory over the New York Liberty on Sunday.
The loss snapped a three-game win streak for the Liberty, playing their fourth game in seven days.
New York’s past four losses have all been by double digits, by a combined 82 points. The teams play again Sunday at New York.
13-year NBA veteran Orlando Woolridge died at 52 on Thursday. He spent two seasons with the New Jersey Nets.
Tina Charles scored 18 of her 25 points in the second half and the Connecticut Sun overcame an early double-digit deficit to beat New York 92-77.
Connecticut Sun went on to a 78-73 victory over the New York Liberty in the season opener for both teams Saturday.
Liberty center Kia Vaughn received the WNBA’s most improved player award before New York faced Indiana in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Saturday.
Maya Moore scored 19 points and the Minnesota Lynx cruised to an 86-68 victory over the New York Liberty on Sunday.