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Liberty Guard Cappie Pondexter, center, reacts after scoring (Credit: Jason DeCrow)

Liberty Guard Cappie Pondexter, center, reacts after scoring to put the Liberty ahead 65-59 during the fourth quarter of a game against the Atlanta Dream at the Prudential Center. New York defeated Atlanta, 76-67. (June 9, 2013)

Liberty vs. Dream

Cappie Pondexter and Plenette Pierson led the charge on Sunday for the Liberty. Both players scored 17 points as New York handed Atlanta its first loss of the season.

Liberty Guard Cappie Pondexter, center, reacts after scoring
(Credit: Jason DeCrow)

Liberty Guard Cappie Pondexter, center, reacts after scoring to put the Liberty ahead 65-59 during the fourth quarter of a game against the Atlanta Dream at the Prudential Center. New York defeated Atlanta, 76-67. (June 9, 2013)

Liberty forward Plenette Pierson shoots a layup against
(Credit: Jason DeCrow)

Liberty forward Plenette Pierson shoots a layup against Atlanta Dream forward Sancho Lyttle during a game at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (June 9, 2013)

Liberty guard Leilani Mitchell reacts after scoring during
(Credit: Jason DeCrow)

Liberty guard Leilani Mitchell reacts after scoring during the fourth quarter against the Atlanta Dream during a game at the Prudential Center. (June 9, 2013)

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Liberty guard Cappie Pondexter, center, celebrates after scoring
(Credit: Jason DeCrow)

Liberty guard Cappie Pondexter, center, celebrates after scoring during the fourth quarter with teammate Leilani Mitchell, right, as she runs past Atlanta Dream forward Sancho Lyttle during a game at the Prudential Center. (June 9, 2013)

Atlanta Dream forward Sancho Lyttle goes to the
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Atlanta Dream forward Sancho Lyttle goes to the basket against Liberty forward Toni Young during a game at the Prudential Center. (June 9, 2013)

Liberty guard Cappie Pondexter, left, defends Atlanta Dream
(Credit: Jason DeCrow)

Liberty guard Cappie Pondexter, left, defends Atlanta Dream guard/foward Angel McCoughtry, right, during a game at the Prudential Center. (June 9, 2013)

Liberty forward/center Plenette Pierson, right, defends Dream forward/center
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Liberty forward/center Plenette Pierson, right, defends Dream forward/center Erika de Souza, left, during a game at the Prudential Center. (June 9, 2013)

Liberty guard Cappie Pondexter, center, shoots against a
(Credit: Jason DeCrow)

Liberty guard Cappie Pondexter, center, shoots against a double team from Atlanta Dream forward Sancho Lyttle, left, and guard/forward Armintie Herrington, right, during a game at the Prudential Center. (June 9, 2013)

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Liberty head coach Bill Laimbeer, left, smiles while
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Liberty head coach Bill Laimbeer, left, smiles while talking to his team late during the fourth quarter of a game against the Atlanta Dream at the Prudential Center. (June 9, 2013)

Liberty center/forward Kara Braxton, left, looks to pass
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Liberty center/forward Kara Braxton, left, looks to pass the ball away from Atlanta Dream forward/center Erika de Souza, right, during a game at the Prudential Center. (June 9, 2013)

Dream forward Sancho Lyttle has a shot blocked
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Dream forward Sancho Lyttle has a shot blocked by Liberty forward/center Plenette Pierson during a game at the Prudential Center. (June 9, 2013)

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