Hammon Named Player of the Week
Hammon played a key role in the Liberty claiming three of its four games in a six-day road trip. On July 19, she rattled off 18 points, three assists and three steals in an 87-78 loss in Seattle. Hammon followed that up on July 21 by leading all scorers with 21 points to go along with five assists in an 80-70 win in Phoenix. The very next night, Hammon put up 15 points and four assists in a 73-63 victory in Sacramento. Hammon finished up the week last night by netting 13 points and three assists in a 59-47 win in Minnesota.
Other candidates for the WNBA's Player of the Week were: Connecticut's Nykesha Sales; Detroit's Cheryl Ford; Houston's Sheryl Swoopes; Indiana's Jurgita Streimikyte; Los Angeles' Tamika Whitmore; Phoenix's Penny Taylor; Sacramento's Kara Lawson and Washington's Alana Beard.
Hammon and the Liberty look to continue their recent success on Wednesday when Houston comes to town at 7:30 p.m.