If it's summer, you can always count on one thing: the Liberty are starring at Madison Square Garden. And you know you can find your favorite players here in the heart of Manhattan. But now what? Now that the season is over, where are Becky Hammon, Shameka Christon and the rest of the crew? Nyliberty.com got the scoop on what your favorite ballers will be up to this off-season:
DeTrina White will be lacing up the sneakers for Bnai-Yehuda in Tel Aviv, Israel. Ann Wauters is looking to repeat as Russian Champion when she plays for VBM-SGAU Samara in Russia again. Erin Thorn will be on the sideline of the Brigham Young University women's basketball team, serving as assistant coach for the second straight year. Jennifer Smith is using her time during the off-season to develop her post moves. Oh yeah, and in her spare time she will finish her Master's Degree in Physical Therapy at Michigan. Crystal Robinson will be earning her frequent flyer miles when she travels overseas to play in January. Loree Moore is at home in sunny California, working out and preparing for the next Liberty season. Cathrine Kraayeveld will hoop it up overseas in January. Vickie Johnson is set to begin playing in Hungary for MiZo-Pecs. Becky Hammon will once again be playing for the Colorado Chill of the NWBL beginning in February. Last season she captured the Playoff and All-Star Game MVPs while leading the team to the NWBL Championship. La'Keshia Frett will return to her alma mater, the University of Georgia, as an assistant coach. This will be her first season as a coach on the Bulldog bench. Shameka Christon will also take her skills overseas at the beginning of 2006. Elena Baranova will be playing overseas beginning in January. She is still undecided as to where specifically.
Stay tuned to nyliberty.com for more off-season updates on the ladies of the Liberty.