Lynx trade Wright for Montgomery
Published 4:22 am Tuesday, July 21, 2015
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Lynx have acquired guard Renee Montgomery from Seattle in a deal for injured guard Monica Wright.
The Lynx also receive the Storm’s second-round draft pick in 2016 in the trade announced Monday.
Montgomery has career averages of 10.6 points, 3.2 assists and 1.8 rebounds in 23.8 minutes per game. The 5-foot-7 guard has played in 17 games for the Storm this season, including two starts, and has averaged 7.1 points, 3.2 assists and 1.8 rebounds.
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Montgomery originally was drafted by the Lynx in 2009. During her one season in Minnesota, she averaged 9.0 points, 2.1 assists and 1.9 rebounds.
Wright has career averages of 7.9 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists. The 5-10 guard recently had arthroscopic surgery on her right knee.