New York Knicks

3rd Atlantic | 0-0
  • Field Goal %
    43.9 FG%
  • 3-point %
    34.6 3P%
  • Points Scored
    98 PPG
  • Total Rebounds
    44.4 RPG
  • ESPN.com

    Liberty players, coaches lock arms during anthem

    New York Liberty coaches and players -- except for one -- interlocked arms as a show of solidarity and two Phoenix Mercury players knelt during the national anthem prior to the teams' playoff game on Saturday night in New York. "We want to stand united, we want to stand together," said Liberty forward Amanda Zahui B. after the Mercury's 101-94 win. "There's a lot going on in this country right now, and we just want to stand firm and show that we all are one." The Mercury players, Mistie Bass and Kelsey Bone, also knelt before the team's win over Indiana on Wednesday. The Liberty's Brittany Boyd sat on the bench with her head bowed during the anthem Saturday. Bone explained that, by kneeling,