MSG Announces 2009 Liberty Telecast Schedule

New York, NY – April 9 – MSG announced today the official 2009 New York Liberty television schedule. This will mark the 13th season that MSG has served as the television home for the  Liberty, having telecast games since the inaugural season of the WNBA. Once again, MSG will telecast more games than any other local TV channel in the WNBA.

The first Liberty games of the 2009 season on MSG are a home-and-home series on Saturday, June 13 at 8:00 p.m. and Friday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m. against Becky Hammon and the San Antonio Silver Stars.

Mike Crispino and Kenny Albert will be sharing the play-by-play responsibilities this season for the Liberty on MSG alongside Mary Murphy who will provide in-game analysis. Crispino also serves as a part of the New York Knicks and New York Rangers television/radio play-by-play broadcast team and Albert can be heard calling play-by-play for New York Rangers radio on MSG. Murphy, a long-standing personality in women’s basketball, returns for her fourth season as a basketball analyst with the Liberty.   

2009 Liberty MSG Telecast Schedule
Saturday, June 13 at San Antonio Silver Stars, 8:00 p.m.
Friday, June 19 vs. San Antonio Silver Stars, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 27 at Indiana Fever, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, July  2 vs. Detroit Shock, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 9 vs. Los Angeles Sparks, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 23 vs. Sacramento Monarchs, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 30 vs. Washington Mystics, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 1 at Atlanta Dream, 7:00 p.m.
Friday, August 14 vs. Chicago Sky, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, August 21 vs. Connecticut Sun, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, August 28 at Chicago Sky, 8:30 p.m.
Friday, September 4 at Connecticut Sun, 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 10 at Detroit Shock, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 13 vs. Washington Mystics, 4:00 p.m.

All season long fans can find additional team and player interviews as well as commentary from MSG’s talent at Liberty on Demand, which can be accessed by visiting or