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The Liberty's Cappie Pondexter looks up at the (Credit: Jason DeCrow)

The Liberty's Cappie Pondexter looks up at the scoreboard after going to the bench in the final seconds of the fourth quarter against the Washington Mystics in Newark, N.J. Pondexter led the Liberty with 22 points as New York lost to Washington, 70-53. (July 13, 2012)

Mystics 70, Liberty 53

Cappie Pondexter scored 22 points for the Liberty (6-12), losers of three straight and seven of their last 10. (July 13, 2012)

NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York
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NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York Liberty #17 Essence Carson drives against Washington Mystics #25 Monique Currie during a WNBA basketball game at the Prudential Center, Friday, July 13, 2012 in Newark, N.J. Currie scored 16 points for the Mystics as New York lost to Washington, 70-53. (Photo by Jason DeCrow)

NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York
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NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York Liberty #23 Cappie Pondexter looks to pass under pressure against the Washington Mystics during a WNBA basketball game at the Prudential Center, Friday, July 13, 2012 in Newark, N.J. Pondexter led the Liberty with 22 points as New York lost to Washington, 70-53. (Photo by Jason DeCrow)

The Liberty's Cappie Pondexter looks up at the
(Credit: Jason DeCrow)

The Liberty's Cappie Pondexter looks up at the scoreboard after going to the bench in the final seconds of the fourth quarter against the Washington Mystics in Newark, N.J. Pondexter led the Liberty with 22 points as New York lost to Washington, 70-53. (July 13, 2012)

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NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York
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NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York Liberty #5 Leilani Mitchell has the ball knocked away by Washington Mystics #21 Natasha Lacy as the tries to advance out of the backcourt during a WNBA basketball game at the Prudential Center, Friday, July 13, 2012 in Newark, N.J. New York lost to Washington, 70-53. (Photo by Jason DeCrow)

NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York
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NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York Liberty #22 DeMya Walker fights for a loose ball with Washington Mystics #25 Monique Currie during a WNBA basketball game at the Prudential Center, Friday, July 13, 2012 in Newark, N.J. Currie scored 16 points for the Mystics as New York lost to Washington, 70-53. (Photo by Jason DeCrow)

NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York
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NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York Liberty #23 Cappie Pondexter is double teamed on her way to the basket by Washington Mystics #43 Ashley Robinson, left, and #1 Crystal Langhorne during a WNBA basketball game at the Prudential Center, Friday, July 13, 2012 in Newark, N.J. Pondexter led the Liberty with 22 points and Langhorne scored a game-high 24 points for the Mystics as New York lost to Washington, 70-53. (Photo by Jason DeCrow)

NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: Washington Mystics
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NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: Washington Mystics #1 Crystal Langhorne tries to knock the ball away from New York Liberty #17 Essence Carson as she drives to the basket during a WNBA basketball game at the Prudential Center, Friday, July 13, 2012 in Newark, N.J. Langhorne scored a game-high 24 points for the Mystics as New York lost to Washington, 70-53. (Photo by Jason DeCrow)

NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York
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NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York Liberty #21 Alex Montgomery collides with Washington Mystics #21 Natasha Lacy as she drives to the basket during a WNBA basketball game at the Prudential Center, Friday, July 13, 2012 in Newark, N.J. New York lost to Washington, 70-53. (Photo by Jason DeCrow)

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New York Liberty's DeMya Walker has a shot
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New York Liberty's DeMya Walker has a shot blocked by Washington Mystics' Ashley Robinson during a game at the Prudential Center, in Newark, N.J. (July 13, 2012)

NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York
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NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York Liberty #17 Essence Carson drives against Washington Mystics #1 Crystal Langhorne during a WNBA basketball game at the Prudential Center, Friday, July 13, 2012 in Newark, N.J. (Photo by Jason DeCrow)

NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York
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NEWARK, N.J. - JULY 13, 2012: New York Liberty #23 Cappie Pondexter drives to the basket against Washington Mystics #45 Noelle Quinn during a WNBA basketball game at the Prudential Center, Friday, July 13, 2012 in Newark, N.J. (Photo by Jason DeCrow)

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