Washington, DC (Sports Network) - The Washington Mystics announced on Monday
they have acquired center Quanitra Hollingsworth from the New York Liberty.
In exchange, the Liberty received Washington's third-round pick (25th overall)
in Monday's WNBA Draft.
Hollingsworth, a former first-round pick in 2009, spent the 2012 season
playing for the Turkish National Team that placed fifth in the most recent
Olympic Games. She averaged 10.8 points and 5.7 rebounds.
Due to her commitments with the Turkish squad, she will join the Mystics in
"Although Quanitra will be in Turkey for the month of June with the National
Team for the European Championships, we feel that her talent level will
improve our roster down the road," said Mystics coach and general manager Mike
Hollingsworth has made two starts in 90 games over the course of her WNBA
career, averaging 3.9 points and 3.2 rebounds per game.
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