Storm Basketball Reports Signing Of Ann Wauters
This week StormBasketball.com is reporting Head Coach and General Manager Brian Agler returned home from Spain with a major addition.
The Storm announced the signing of veteran center Ann Wauters, who is playing for EuroLeague power Ros Casares alongside Lauren Jackson.
Wauters was born October 12, 1980 in Sint-Gillis-Waas, Belgium. She is 6 ft 4 and 190lbs.
Wauters was named European player of the year in 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, and 2008.
Here WNBA career includes stops in Cleveland Rockers (2000–2002); New York Liberty (2004–2005), and San Antonio Silver Stars (2008–2009).
In Europe, Ann Wauters has established herself as one of the world's top post players. Last seen in the WNBA in 2009, Wauters took a season off to get a mental and physical break.
After the Storm created cap space by trading Swin Cash and Le'coe Willingham to the Chicago Sky for the No. 2 overall pick, Wauters was at the top of the team's free agent shopping list.
"When we realized she was a free agent, we started conversations with her and her agent," said Agler after returning to the U.S. on Sunday. "Of course, she's playing on the same team with Lauren and Jana (Vesela), so she heard good things about Seattle from them."