Liberty
Sky
64 - 59 Final
  for this game

Pondexter, Liberty hold off Sky

Jul 7, 2012 - 4:07 AM Rosemont, IL (Sports Network) - Cappie Pondexter scored a team-high 19 points and the New York Liberty held off the Chicago Sky, 64-59, on Friday.

Essence Carson added 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Liberty, who have won two in a row. Leilani Mitchell and Kara Braxton donated 12 and 11 points, respectively.

Sylvia Fowles ended with 20 points and nine boards for the Sky, who have dropped five of six. Tamera Young had 16 points.

Fowles' steal and layup with 1:19 left pulled the Sky within two, 61-59. Chicago had a chance to tie or go in front after the Liberty turned the ball over on a shot clock violation. But Swin Cash turned the ball over.

Pondexter made two key free throws with 19.3 seconds remaining to make it a 63-59 game.








  • NEW YORK: 64
    CHICAGO: 59
    Final

    Jul 6 10:41 PM
  • 130
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 26 roots (Close Finish)

    Liberty 61, Sky 59  4th - 1:12Jul 6 10:33 PM
  • 104
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 39 roots (Close Finish)

    Liberty 59, Sky 57  4th - 4:17Jul 6 10:22 PM
  • 65
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 49 roots (Close Finish)

    Liberty 54, Sky 53  4th - 6:45Jul 6 10:18 PM


  • NEW YORK: 38
    CHICAGO: 32
    Halftime

    Jul 6 9:29 PM


  • NEW YORK: 18
    CHICAGO: 14
    End of 1st

    Jul 6 9:08 PM
  • 16
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 8 roots

    Liberty 18, Sky 14  End of 1stJul 6 9:08 PM
  • 8
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 8 roots

    Liberty 8, Sky 7  1st - 6:11Jul 6 8:48 PM


  • NEW YORK: 0
    CHICAGO: 0
    1st Quarter - 10:00

    Jul 6 8:43 PM