Lynx trade injured Monica Wright to Seattle for Renee Montgomery

In a trade announced Monday, the Minnesota Lynx have acquired guard Renee Montgomery from Seattle in a deal for injured guard Monica Wright -- The Lynx also receive the Storm's second-round draft pick in 2016.

Lindsey Whalen is also sitting out with an injury, after getting poked in the eye on Sunday. She is unlikely to play on Wednesday.

Montgomery, originally drafted by the Lynx in 2009, has career averages of 10.6 points, 3.2 assists and 1.8 rebounds in 23.8 minutes per game. The 5-foot-7 guard has played in 17 games for the Storm this season, including two starts, and has averaged 7.1 points, 3.2 assists and 1.8 rebounds.

During her one season in Minnesota, she averaged 9.0 points, 2.1 assists and 1.9 rebounds.

Wright has career averages of 7.9 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists. The 5-10 guard recently had arthroscopic surgery on her right knee.


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