As Sabrina Ionescu transitions from the vibrant green of the Oregon Ducks to the seafoam green of the New York Liberty for the 2020 WNBA season, some things feel pretty familiar for her. Ionescu, the No. 1 pick in April's draft, is one of seven rookies with the Liberty this season.
"You know, it reminds me a lot of my freshman year at Oregon because we had seven freshmen," she said. "The ability to learn and adapt and not really know any better. We're playing with no pressure, honestly. No one expects us to be very good.