The Los Angeles Sparks announced on Sunday that the team had acquired Gabby Williams from the Chicago Sky.
Los Angeles will trade Stephanie Watts and the rights to 2020 second-round pick Leonie Fiebich to the Chicago Sky in exchange for Williams. Watts was the No. 10 overall pick in the 2021 draft.
After being picked 4th overall by Chicago in the 2018 draft, Williams has spent the last three seasons with the Sky. The Chicago forward averaged a career-high 7.7 points per game in the 2020 season.
Williams won’t be joining the Sparks until next season as she has been sidelined for 2021 on French national team duties ahead of the Olympics.
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