Seattle Storm Completes Trade with Mystics, Acquires Carolyn Swords

Swords comes to Seattle with five years of WNBA experience

SEATTLE – The Seattle Storm has completed a trade with the Washington Mystics to acquire 6-6 center Carolyn Swords and the Mystics’ 15th overall 2017 WNBA Draft pick. In exchange, Seattle is sending its sixth and 18th 2017 WNBA Draft selections.

“We are thrilled to add Carolyn Swords to our roster,” said Storm President & GM Alisha Valavanis. “One of our objectives this offseason and free agency period was to add another post with length and size around the rim. Carolyn brings a different defensive look and presence in the paint.”

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Seattle to Host Third Annual ‘Storm Into S.T.E.M.’ Preseason Game

Seattle will face Phoenix at KeyArena on Wednesday, May 3

SEATTLE – The Seattle Storm today announced two 2017 preseason games, both against the Phoenix Mercury. In conjunction with the preseason game on Wednesday, May 3 at 11:30 a.m., the Storm will host its annual ‘Storm into S.T.E.M. School Day.’

“We are thrilled to open our Storm season highlighting youth education in the greater Puget Sound community,” said Storm President & GM Alisha Valavanis. “Our players are impactful role models and the ‘Storm into S.T.E.M. School Day’ platform aligns with our continued commitment to support youth education in Seattle.”

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Seattle Storm Launches 7-Game All-Star Ticket Package

— Celebrate the top professional women’s basketball players throughout 2017 —

SEATTLE (Jan. 9, 2017) –- The Seattle Storm today announced that fans can now purchase an ‘All-Star Ticket Package,’ a seven-game bundle that features six of the top Storm games and the Verizon WNBA All-Star Game 2017.

The All-Star Ticket Package invites fans to spend the 2017 WNBA season celebrating the best professional women’s basketball players in the world. The 2016 Rookie of the Year, Breanna Stewart, returns to Seattle for her second season in a Storm jersey. She will be joined by third-year player and 2015 WNBA Rookie of the Year Jewell Loyd and nine-time WNBA All-Star Sue Bird as the Storm looks to build on their 2016 season that saw the team reach the WNBA Playoffs presented by Verizon for the first time in three seasons.

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