Lynx sign ex-Sky players Courtney Williams, Alanna Smith in WNBA free agency
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Lynx signed guard Courtney Williams and forward Alanna Smith on Thursday, adding two former Chicago Sky players in free agency.
The 5-foot-8 Williams averaged 10.4 points and a career-high 6.3 assists in 40 games last season for the Sky. She also has a career average of 5.4 rebounds over eight seasons in the league with four teams. Williams ranked fourth in the WNBA in 2023 in 3-point shooting (44.3%).
The 6-foot-4 Smith had a career-best season last year, her fifth in the league, with averages of 9.2 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.3 blocks for the Sky. She was a finalist for the WNBA’s Most Improved Player award.
Carleton returns for her sixth season with the Lynx.
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