Hammon lifts Liberty past Mystics

Hammon lifts Liberty past Mystics

Becky Hammon picked up a game-high 20 points to lead the New York Liberty to a 72-66 victory over the Washington Mystics on Tuesday.

The Liberty was listed as a slim 2.5-point favorite at home and was good on covering the spread. The final score went OVER the posted total (136.5).

Shameka Christon had three steals to go along with her 17 points to help out in the win, while Vickie Johnson added 15 points and five boards for New York.

Temeka Johnson led the Mystics with 15 points, four rebounds and three assists.