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WNBA’s Liberty are moving to Barclays Center

The New York Liberty are moving to Barclays Center, the team announced Thursday morning, a triumphant return to the five boroughs for the iconic WNBA franchise. The move coincides with the Liberty’s first full season of ownership by Joe Tsai, who also owns the arena and the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets. The Liberty played the past two seasons at Westchester County Center, where capacity was less than 3,000, in a cost-saving move by former owner James Dolan. The team had primarily played at Madison Square Garden following its inception in 1997 as one of the WNBA’s founding eight franchises. “We need to find a solution when it comes to playing venue, a place where the fans can get excited about,” Tsai had told The Post’s Brian Lewis ...
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