Pondexter has designs on NYC success

Fashion-conscious combo guard has New York Liberty in WNBA playoffs

Updated: August 26, 2010, 9:17 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- For the general manager of a team coming off a 13-21 season, the news was almost too good to be true.

Cappie Pondexter, one of the top players in the WNBA, was demanding a trade from Phoenix. And she wanted to go to a specific team: the New York Liberty.

"I couldn't believe it at first. And then when I saw it was a real thing, I said, 'Let's get it done,'" Liberty GM Carol Blazejowski said after the Liberty's practice on Tuesday.

After months of ...

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