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Liberty release veteran Lindsey Harding

The Liberty have released guard Lindsey Harding.

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The New York Liberty announced today, they have released Lindsey Harding. Harding has appeared in five games for the Liberty this year, making three starts. She averaged 3.6 points, 3.6 assists and 2.8 rebounds per game.

Harding has been in the WNBA for the past nine years and came to New York in April as a free agent.

In her career, she has averages of 10.3 points, 3.0 rebounds, 4.2 assists, 1.1 blocks and 29.8 minutes per game.

The Phoenix Mercury drafted Harding in 2007 as the number one overall pick out of Duke University, but later that day was traded to the Minnesota Lynx. She started off her rookie campaign leading all rookies in scoring at 11.7 points per game and 3.9 assists per game, however suffered a knee injury ending her season early.

Harding has spent some time in other areas of the country as well. In 2009, she headed to Washington to play for the Mystics, before moving further south to play for the Atlanta Dream in 2011.

She found herself signing with the Los Angeles Sparks in February of 2013. Unfortunately, in 2015 the Sparks waived her after two seasons with them. She was able to sign with the Liberty a couple months later.

Currently, she is overseas playing for Belarus in the FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament in France.