Betnijah Laney dazzles for Liberty in fourth-quarter thriller

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The Liberty came from behind to defeat the Mystics 82-79 in Saturday’s Commissioner’s Cup matchup.

Betnijah Laney led New York in points with 19, shooting 50 percent from the field and draining all four of her shots from the line.

Five Liberty players hit double-digits, including Sabrina Ionescu, who came up clutch down the stretch, shooting a staggering 85.7 percent from the field with 15 points.

Tina Charles notched a monster double-double for the Mystics, putting up 31 points and 16 rebounds. Charles’ performance, however, wasn’t enough to hold off the Liberty’s fourth-quarter surge.

Next up: The New York Liberty will host the Wings on Monday. The Mystics will head to Chicago to face the Sky on July 10.