The Cappie Pondexter Wheelchair Classic was held on Sunday, July 8, 2012 at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ following the New York Liberty vs. San Antonio Silver Stars game. For WNBA.com’s interview with Cappie along with footage from the classic, click here: nylcappie071112NBAmp4-2153592
Liberty stars Essence Carson and Kia Vaughn showed their support at the classic as well as Becky Hammon of the Silver Stars and WNBA legend Vicki Johnson. This was the first year of the Cappie Pondexter Wheelchair Classic. Half of the proceeds went to Wheelchair Charities and half to the Garden of Dreams Foundation.