Posts by Jackie Powell

Jackie Powell covers the New York Liberty and runs social media and engagement strategy for The Next. She also has covered women's basketball for Bleacher Report and her work has appeared in Sports Illustrated and SLAM. She also self identifies as a Lady Gaga stan, is a connoisseur of pop music and is a mental health advocate.

Layshia Clarendon discusses joining 2023 Athletes Unlimited roster

October 25, 2022

‘I just wanted the opportunity to continue to play’

2022 New York Liberty finally ‘touched the surface’ of their potential

September 8, 2022

‘We’re going to be a tough team to beat’

New York Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu (20) raises her arms in celebration following a 98-91 playoff victory over the Chicago Sky at Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Ill., on Aug. 17, 2022. (Photo credit: Josh Sawyer)

‘Why not us?’: How the New York Liberty shocked the world in Game 1

August 20, 2022

One phrase has kept the Liberty hungry and humming this season

‘We’re the Underdogs?’: How the Liberty can upset the Chicago Sky

August 17, 2022

Can familiarity breed success?

New York Liberty combo guard Sabrina Ionescu stands on the court facing teammates, with one hand on her hip and the other with its palm facing the ground to communicate a "settle down" message.

How Sabrina Ionescu made the New York Liberty her team

August 11, 2022

‘We’ve all accepted holding each other to that standard’

How Jocelyn Willoughby and DiDi Richards can still help the Liberty

August 4, 2022

New York’s got reinforcements back, staying ready

The New York Liberty make sure center Stefanie Dolson is all right after a hard fall during a game at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C., on July 21, 2022. (Photo credit: Domenic Allegra)

Can the New York Liberty move on from their Camp Day blues?

July 23, 2022

The Liberty have lost five games in a row, including three straight Camp Day games

Natasha Howard, Sabrina Ionescu: portrait of two New York Liberty All Stars

July 7, 2022

Brondello: ‘It’s fun for me as a coach to see their chemistry grow’

New York Liberty point guard Crystal Dangerfield begins a crossover off her left foot, as she surveys the court to her right

The gaps that Crystal Dangerfield fills for the Liberty

July 3, 2022

How the 2020 Rookie of the Year Crystal Dangerfield has become invaluable for the Liberty

Han Xu shoots over Elizabeth Williams in the Liberty's 77-65 victory over the Mystics

Age is no longer a limit for Han Xu

June 24, 2022

How did the 6’10 center transform from last player off the bench to first?