Minnesota Lynx sign 6-time All-Star center
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Lynx have signed six-time All-Star center Taj McWilliams-Franklin.
The team announced the move today. McWilliams-Franklin is a 12-year veteran who's the WNBA's second-leading all-time rebounder with career averages of 11.9 points and 7.1 rebounds per game.
The Lynx will be McWilliams-Franklin's sixth WNBA team. She averaged 10.6 points and 5.4 rebounds per game last season while helping lead the New York Liberty to the Eastern Conference finals.
McWilliams-Franklin played three seasons with Lynx star Lindsay Whalen with the Connecticut Sun, reaching the WNBA finals twice. She also won a championship in 2008 with the Detroit Shock.
The Lynx also have the No. 1 and No. 4 picks in this year's draft.