WNBA News, Notes & Lineups 7/8

Jul 8th 2023

Cooper BoniJohn Raudebaugh

Seattle Storm at New York Liberty, 2pm ET

Storm Injury Report: Gabby Williams (conditioning) is OUT.

Storm Confirmed Lineup: Ivana Dojkić, Jewell Loyd, Kia Nurse, Ezi Magbegor, Dulcy Fankam Mendjiadeu

Liberty Injury Report: Han Xu (rest), Stefanie Dolson (ankle) are OUT.

Liberty Confirmed Lineup: Courtney Vandersloot, Sabrina Ionescu, Betnijah Laney, Breanna Stewart, Jonquel Jones

After being blown out in Connecticut two days ago, Seattle has another tough matchup. The Storm have lost their last four games by an average of 12.0 points per game. They have a bottom-three defensive rating (105.5) and a league-worst 96.4 offensive rating.

The Liberty have won six of their last seven games. They match up well against Seattle, particularly in the rebounding department. While Seattle's 48.5% rebounding percentage ranks bottom-three, New York's 52.2% is the second-highest in the WNBA.