NY Liberty, Sabrina Ionescu drop in WNBA standings amid accidents

The New York Liberty had a nightmare end to the initially fifty percent of their period.

Right after a promising start out to their 2021 marketing campaign, the Liberty (10-11) are heading into a thirty day period-prolonged hiatus after a weekend that included back-to-back losses against the base-ranked Indiana Fever and then the Connecticut Sunlight at dwelling at Barclays.

“We have a lot of do the job to do,” explained Liberty’s head mentor Walt Hopkins just after slipping to Connecticut, 71-54. “Effort’s good with us, commonly. Execution has not been.”

The team’s major scorers — Betnijah Laney, Sabrina Ionescu, and Sami Whitcomb — have been not able to supply for the Liberty previous 7 days. With each other, they scored a put together overall of 8 points in the video game from Connecticut. Ionescu, who has been enjoying on a minutes restriction to deal with an ongoing ankle personal injury, unsuccessful to drain a single basket.