Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis is headed to the Connecticut Sun in a trade with the Seattle Storm. In return, the Storm received the Sun's 2021 second round WNBA Draft pick.
The move is the latest in an aggressive and eventful offseason for the Sun, who continue to build one of the premier franchises in the league. Mosqueda-Lewis adds one of the best shooters in the league to help stretch the floor for the star power on this roster.
Get ready for the ☀️ to shine thru ALL the rain @kaleena_23 is about to bring!
— Connecticut Sun (@ConnecticutSun) February 25, 2020
"We are excited to add Kaleena to our talented roster," said Sun General Manager and Head Coach Curt Miller. "She has won championships at every level and has a reputation as a great teammate. Our offensive philosophy revolves around spacing with players that can help spread the floor. KML is one of the outstanding shooters in our game and will provide an important spark to our offense."
The 5-foot-11 guard has spent the last five seasons with the Storm and was selected by the franchise as the No. 3 overall pick in the 2015 WNBA Draft. She helped lead the Storm to a WNBA championship in 2018 and shot a career-high 42-percent from the three-point line. She appeared in 141 games and had scored 745 points averaging 5.3 points per game in her career.
Mosqueda-Lewis will make her return to Connecticut after her All-American collegiate career at UConn. The former Husky lead her team to three-straight NCAA Championships from 2013-2015.
"I am really excited to start a new journey in Connecticut," said Mosqueda-Lewis per release. "It was a second home for me for four years and I am looking forward to being back."