It is easy to picture the team around Ionescu taking form. Kia Nurse, whose season-long shooting slump in 2020 came after her breakthrough All-Star 2019 season, seems likely to return to form. The perimeter looks that Hopkins’s system generates should be more fruitful with the sharpshooting of Rebecca Allen of Australia and Marine Johannes of France, both of whom opted out of the 2020 season over concerns about traveling to the United States during the pandemic.
Layshia Clarendon had one word for what happened Tuesday. Overjoyed,” the former Cal basketball player said. Clarendon watched the returns in Georgia’s U.S. Senate races at home in Oakland with their wife and 2-week-old infant, and witnessed what the WNBA helped achieve: The Rev.
Darius McGhee scored 12 points as Liberty won its eighth consecutive home game, rolling past Kennesaw State 76-47 on Saturday. Blake Preston had 11 points for Liberty (11-4, 3-1 Atlantic Sun Conference). Chris Parker added 10 points.