Trick-or-Treat with the Liberty

New York, NY - October 28, 2005 - It's that time of the year again. Time for jack-o'-lanterns, kids dressed up like their favorite cartoon characters, and enough candy to give a dentist nightmares. It's Halloween, and everyone's in the spirit, even the Liberty coaches. They may look serious on the sidelines at The Garden, but when it comes to this festive holiday, Pat Coyle and her cohorts are all about fun. caught up with the Liberty's tireless leaders to find out what they love best about Halloween:

What was your favorite Halloween costume growing up?

Pat Coyle, Head Coach: Raggedy Ann
Marianne Stanley, Assistant Coach: A pirate or a ghost
Nick DiPillo, Assistant Coach: Hulk Hogan
Lisa White, Head Athletic Trainer: Identical conjoined twins (my twin sister and I put on one big sweatshirt, matching wigs and pants)

What was your favorite piece of candy you received while trick-or-treating?

Coyle: Snickers
Stanley: Anything Hershey's
DiPillo: Baby Ruth
White: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Now that you're a grown-up, do you hand out candy on Halloween and will you be doing so this year?

Coyle: Absolutely. In fact, I really look forward to talking with all the kids that come to the door and seeing whtat costumes they are wearing.
Stanley: I will be in California trick-or-treating with my grandkids! And yes, you absolutely need to give out candy on Halloween. No 'scrooges' around here!
DiPillo: I will definitely be handing out candy this Halloween.
White: I do hand out candy and will be doing it again this year. I also decorate my house for the occasion.

The Liberty hopes you enjoy Halloween as much as its coaches do. Happy Halloween from the New York Liberty!