Jul. 11, 2010
Cappie Pondexter scored 30 points to rally the New York Liberty to a 57-54 victory over the Chicago Sky on Sunday.
Plenette Pierson added 10 points for New York (8-9). Pondexter scored 14 points in the final 12:15 as New York rallied from a 13-point deficit late in the third quarter.
Jia Perkins had 26 points and Sylvia Fowles added 12 points and 19 rebounds for the Sky (8-11), who have lost two straight after winning four of five.
Fowles’ running jumper gave the Sky a 45-32 lead, matching their biggest of the game, with about 3 minutes left in the third quarter. Chicago made just four field goals and scored nine points the rest of the way.
Pierson then had a layup and Pondexter made a jumper and a 3-pointer from the left corner to pull the Liberty within six. Kalana Greene opened the fourth quarter with a jumper and Pondexter made a layup to get New York to 45-43 with 8:07 left.
Pierson’s layup with 4:38 to go tied the score at 47, and Pondexter hit a 3 to give the Liberty their first lead since midway through the first quarter.
After Perkins hit a 3 to tie the score again, Pondexter’s fadeaway jumper with 2:23 left gave the Liberty the lead for good.
Mistie Bass made a layup with 7.2 seconds left to pull the Sky to 56-54. Taj McWilliams-Franklin made a free throw less than a second later to push New York’s lead to three, and former Liberty star Erin Thorn missed a potential tying 3 in the final second.
Perkins and Fowles scored five points each as Chicago went on a 14-0 run to take a 20-10 lead with about 2ýý minutes left in the first quarter.
Pondexter’s pull-up jumper on the ensuing possession ended the Liberty’s scoring drought of nearly 3 minutes during which they missed three shots and had two turnovers, including a shot-clock violation.
Perkins scored 15 points in the first half, including the Sky’s final eight points of the second quarter, to help Chicago take a 35-26 lead at halftime. Fowles had 12 rebounds.
Pondexter led the Liberty with 16 points on 5-for-5 shooting from the field and 4 for 5 from the free-throw line.
Cappie Pondexter was born on January 7th, 1983 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cappie_Pondexter
January 7th, 1983
1 + 7 +1+9+8+3 = 29 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn = Self-confidence. Self-assurance. Coordination. Skills. Talents. Competence. Expertise. Specialty. Combine. Teamwork. Cooperation. Cooperate. There’s no “I” in team. TEAM: together each accomplishes more. Confident in your abilities. Honing your skills and talents.
1 + 7 +2+0+1+0 = 11 = her personal year (from January 7th, 2010 to January 6th, 2011)
11 year + 7 (July) = 18 = her personal month (from July 7th, 2010 to August 6th, 2010)
18 month + 11 (11th of the month on Sunday July 11th, 2010) = 29 = her personal day = Self-confidence. Self-assurance. Coordination. Skills. Talents. Competence. Expertise. Specialty. Combine. Teamwork. Cooperation. Cooperate. There’s no “I” in team. TEAM: together each accomplishes more. Confident in your abilities. Honing your skills and talents.
When her number (29 (1 + 7 +1+9+8+3 = 29)) comes up, that’s when she gets to live/experience what she is here to live/experience. So today was HER day!!!