Refocused Liberty make playoff push

Tied for fourth in the East, New York has won two of three games since league resumed

Updated: August 23, 2012, 3:50 PM ET
By Michelle Smith

The New York Liberty are working to right a dismal first half of the season with a playoff push in the second. Get there and who knows what could happen?

"It doesn't matter which spot we get, we just want a spot," said Liberty guard Cappie Pondexter, who will lead her team on the floor Thursday night in Phoenix against her former team, the Mercury. "If you get to the playoffs, everybody is even, 0-0."

To get to that coveted 0-0, the Liberty are going to have ...

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