New York Liberty announce Walt Hopkins as new head coach

The New York Liberty announced Walt Hopkins as the eighth head coach in the franchise's history Wednesday. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.
Hopkins joins the Liberty after serving as assistant coach for the Minnesota Lynx since 2017.
"We could not be more excited to welcome Walt Hopkins to the New York Liberty," said Liberty General Manager Jonathan Kolb. "Walt is not only a student of the game, he's a student of people. His elite ability to connect and build relationships will go a long way towards establishing sustainable winning habits within a culture to which people want to contribute.
Walt's track record for successfully developing talent will be integral to maximizing our players' abilities and putting them in the best possible positions to succeed."
Read more about the Liberty's hiring of Hopkins and watch his full introductory news conference below.

New York Liberty press conference

The New York Liberty announce their new head coach.

Posted by YES Network on Wednesday, January 8, 2020