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The New York Liberty are one recreation away from the WNBA Finals.
The Liberty strung collectively their second consecutive win within the WNBA Semi-Finals, knocking off the Connecticut Solar 92-81.
Betnijah Laney had 20 factors, Sabrina Ionescu had 16 and Courtney Vandersloot had 12 factors. Nevertheless, the star of the day for the Liberty was Breanna Stewart.
Off of 1 leg, @breannastewart connects for a 3-PT play alternative 😤
MVP 🏆 @secretwnbawag
Breanna Stewart in tonight’s playoff win:
– 25 factors
– 11 rebounds
– 2 assists
– 2 blocks
– 1 steal pic.twitter.com/qFT6rKTn6F
Steward led all Liberty scorers with 25 factors whereas additionally grabbing 11 rebounds and allotting two assists and two blocks. The 2023 MVP was a menace everywhere in the courtroom, going 11-of-19 on area objectives and 2-of-2 from the free throw line.
Her efficiency not solely catapulted the Liberty to victory, it caught the eye of social media. Followers shared reward for her excellent day,
That is What I am Talmbout @breannastewart 🏀🪣🤑
The Native W @TheLocalW
Breanna Stewart cooking in Connecticut, I hope UCONN followers will not be upset when she’s carried out cooking 🤣
breanna stewart is the very best basketball participant on the earth. i do not make the principles.
Younger Gohan 🐍 @B0t_Central
Breanna Stewart going dumb! My MVP #LightItUpNYL 🗽
Secure to say I will not wager on Breanna Stewart anymore. 25 pts and counting…
The victory offers the Liberty a 2-1 lead within the best-of-five collection and the crew has historical past on the road. The Liberty have been one of many unique WNBA Franchises however have been unable to carry a championship house. The crew additionally hasn’t received a convention title since 2002, so ending the job will probably be on the forefront of everyones thoughts.
The Liberty have two probabilities to get it carried out. The primary one will come Sunday, when the Solar host the Liberty for Sport 4 at 3:00 P.M. ET.