Listen: Talking All Things Liberty with Jackie Powell of ‘The Next’
The road to the WNBA playoffs continues.
After the Liberty’s Commissioner’s Cup win over the Las Vegas Aces on Tuesday and the Aces’ revenge victory on Thursday, New York is still feeling good before the team returns to play on Aug. 24. At 25-7, the Liberty are second in the WNBA standings, holding an advantage over the Connecticut Sun (22-10), whom they face next.
This week, ‘Gotta Get Up!’ has a special guest! Jackie Powell of The Next joined Erica Ayala to talk all things Liberty and WNBA. Some of the topics discussed include:
The Liberty managing and overcoming fatigue during this road trip
Breanna Stewart’s workload and ability to impact the game on multiple levels
Stef Dolson returning to action following injury
Jonquel Jones staying out of foul trouble
The Liberty bench continues to develop chemistry with the starters
Betnijah Laney punishing mismatches in the low post
Sabrina Ionescu’s confidence and ability to punish opposing defenses
All things Marine Johannes!
How Sandy Brondello and the Liberty coaching staff have been able to unlock MJ and encourage her to be aggressive
Three-guard lineups with Courtney Vandersloot, Ionescu and Johannes
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