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Augustus retires from playing will be an assistant for LA

FILE - In this June 9, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Lynx guard Seimone Augustus (33) uses a screen from teammate Sylvia Fowles (34) to get a clear drive to the basket against the Connecticut Sun during the first half of a WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. Seimone Augustus has retired from playing and will be an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Sparks, the team announced Thursday, May 13, 2021. Photo: Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP, File. FILE - In this June 9, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Lynx guard Seimone Augustus (33) uses a screen from teammate Sylvia Fowles (34) to get a clear drive to the basket against the Connecticut Sun during the first half of a WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. Seimone Augustus has retired from playing and will be an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Sparks, the team announced Thursday, May 13, 2021.

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Created: May 14, 2021 12:39 PM

Seimone Augustus has retired from playing and will be an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Sparks.

A 15-year veteran, who played most of her career with the Minnesota Lynx, winning four titles there, re-signed with the Sparks in February before deciding to retire. Augustus was drafted No. 1 by the Lynx in 2006 and won titles with Minnesota in 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017.

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