Storm sign Stephanie Talbot, Tamera 'Ty' Young
2/12/2021 4:19:56 PM EST
The Seattle Storm signed forwards Stephanie Talbot and Tamera "Ty" Young to training camp contracts Thursday.
Talbot's rights were acquired from the New York Liberty on Wednesday in a trade for Sami Whitcomb. The Liberty acquired Talbot, 26, in a trade with the Minnesota Lynx last year, but she never played for New York.
Talbot, instead, chose to opt out of the season. She recently played in Australia with the Adelaide Lightning of the WNBL, averaging 18.2 points and 9.0 rebounds per game.
"I am really excited to join the Seattle Storm," Talbot said in a statement. "I have always followed the team, its culture and success and I look forward to being a part of it. I also look forward to continuing the great relationship the team has with some of Australia's greatest. I can't wait to get over to training camp."
Young has averaged 7.1 points during her WNBA career that began in 2008 with the Atlanta Dream. She averaged 5.3 points in 34 games with the Las Vegas Aces in 2019.
"I'm grateful to be continuing my basketball career with the Seattle Storm," Young said in a statement. "I love this game of basketball with all my heart, and I'm more committed than ever to maintain the highest level of physical and mental fitness. Seattle is truly the perfect Storm. With our balance of veteran leadership and bold youth, there is nothing preventing us from competing for a championship!"
--Field Level Media
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