Found February 06, 2012 on Seattle Times:
Brian Agler, the Storm's coach and general manager, cashed in on the salary cap space cleared with a big trade in January to announce the signing of Belgium star C Ann Wauters on Monday. Wauters, 31, was the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2000 but didn't play in the WNBA the past two years in order to start a family. Wauters currently plays in Spain with Storm C Lauren Jackson - a convenient pairing since one reason Agler had the organization spend big on international recruiting was to find a replacement for Jackson during the 2012 London Olympics. A native of Australia, Jackson will miss training camp and the first half of the WNBA season in order to prepare and participate in the Games. She signed a contract to return in August, or as quickly as possible should the Aussies win gold. That left the Storm with a gap in the middle, not to mention holes on the wing and bench after trading veteran forwards Swin Cash and Le'coe Willingham to Chicago in exchange for the No. 2 ov...
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