8:00 PM ET, September 27, 2012
Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT
UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- Tina Charles collected her first WNBA MVP award, then showed why she deserved the honor.Charles had 17 points and four blocks to power the Connecticut Sun to a 65-60 victory over the New York Liberty in their playoff opener on Thursday night."The day is going great," the third-year center said. "I got a (personal) achievement, and we got the first playoff win. Now we have to build on that."Game 2 of the best-of-three Eastern Conference semifinal series is at the Prudential Center in Newark at 7 p.m. Saturday.
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