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Liberty Report: Hodgepodge

by James Decker

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The Liberty are in the midst of a critical five-game homestand, in which they hope to turn around what has been a poor start to the season. Coach Bill Laimbeer and the entire Liberty team had obvious frustration after Friday night’s 73-69 loss to the Chicago Sky. Laimbeer said at the conclusion of the press conference that this defeat was “a tough one to take.” New York was outscored 50-37 in the first half, and despite a second half run, were unable to complete the comeback. This loss put the Liberty at 4-11, last place in the Eastern Conference.

A Son's Dedication Honored to Wrap Up Hope Week 2014

by Matt Moro

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When looking back on the amazing stories and gestures that come together during HOPE week, its not really fair to compare each one. But what is fair to say, is that the story of Quai and Vaida Jefferson may be one of the most inspiring stories you will ever hear.

When Quai Jefferson was just 6 years old, his mother was diagnosed was Multiple Sclerosis, a disease that affects the central nervous system. This is devastating news for any family, but is especially tough when it affects a single mother and her young son. For Quai, his mother was everything to him.

Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker discuss Versatility, Each Other

by Kenny Ducey

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Andrew Wiggins became the 11th international player to be drafted 1st overall when he went to the Cleveland Cavaliers to begin the 2014 NBA Draft. It also marks two consecutive years a Canadian player has gone atop the draft board. Jabari Parker followed Wiggins, and became the third Duke player to go in that slot, and the first since Jay Williams in 2002.

Both Wiggins and Parker commented on the competition between each of them at the top of the Draft, as well as where they might fit on their respective teams.

Bill Self Projects Wiggins, Parker as All-Stars

by Kenny Ducey

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While roaming the hallways of the Barclays Center, Bill Self was stopped for a few moments to answer some questions about two former Kansas Jayhawks - #1 Overall Pick in this year's NBA Draft Andrew Wiggins, and Joel Embiid, who went 3rd Overall to Philadelphia. Take a listen to how Self thinks they'll fare in the league.

Liberty Report: Making Moves

by Sean Hahner

Sean Hahner : WFUV Sports 

After a rough five-game losing streak, the Liberty (4-10) secured a win over the Atlanta Dream on June 22nd by a final score of 85-78. The Dream, who currently sit in first place in the Eastern Conference, were unable to take back-to-back wins against New York.

Yankees Help Musicians Bring HOPE to Sick Patients

by Kelly Kultys

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Sometimes, when it seems the darkest, all you need is a little light – or a little music – to fix it. That’s the goal of an organization, titled Musicians on Call. Founded in 1999 by Michael Solomon and Vivek Tiwany, Musicians on Call performs for sick patients in hospitals in an attempt to brighten their day.