The Seattle Storm signed Skylar Diggins-Smith

Skylar Diggins-Smith a six time All Star signed with the Seattle Storm. She will be returning to the WNBA after sitting out 2023 following the birth of her second child.

“I am beyond excited for the opportunity to coach Skylar, one of the best point guards in the history of our game,” said Storm coach Noelle Quinn. “Skylar is an ultimate competitor, elite playmaker, and excellent defender. Adding Skylar to our dynamic backcourt will immediately elevate our roster as we continue this next chapter of Storm basketball.”

“Joining the Seattle Storm is the ideal next step in my basketball journey. The organization’s dedication to its players and the progression of the league is commendable,” said Diggins-Smith. “I’m laser-focused for the upcoming season. Stepping onto the court alongside Jewell, benefiting from the leadership of Noelle Quinn and feeling the?energy of the?Seattle?Storm fans is a combination that I am confident will lead to success.”

Diggins-Smith has career averages of 16.7 points, 5.0 assists and 2.9 rebounds in 252 games over nine seasons with the Tulsa Shock/Dallas Wings from 2013 to 2018 and Phoenix Mercury from 2020 to 2022. She has made the All-WNBA team six times and was named the league’s Most Improved Player in 2014.

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