New York Liberty announce 2020 regular season schedule

The Liberty will play their 2020 home games at the Barclays Center. |Art or Photo Credit: AP

BROOKLYN - January 16, 2020 - The WNBA released the 2020 schedule for each of the league's 12 teams, and New York will begin its 24th campaign in franchise history on the road against the Connecticut Sun on Saturday, May 16 at 7 p.m. ET. The Liberty's home opener and inaugural season at Brooklyn's Barclays Center will tip off on Sunday, May 17 against the Los Angeles Sparks at 6 p.m.

The 2020 WNBA season will include 36 games, a two-game increase from 2019.

New York, led by new head coach Walt Hopkins will participate in two nationally televised games in 2020, both of which will be on ESPN2 at Barclays Center. The first is on Tuesday, June 16 against the Phoenix Mercury at 8 p.m. ET. The second nationally televised game will be on Thursday, July 2 against the Connecticut Sun at 8 p.m. ET.

The Liberty's longest stint away from Brooklyn will come in August when the team embarks on a five-game road trip beginning in Dallas and ending in Los Angeles.

New York's last game before the Olympic break will be at Barclays Center on Friday, July 10 against the Dallas Wings at 11 a.m. The team's first game after the Olympic break will also be against the Wings in Dallas on Sunday, August 16 at 3 p.m.

To view the Liberty's full 2020 schedule, visit .