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Mercury sign Phoenix native Sydney Wiese, 3 others

Field Level Media
08 Feb 2023, 06:40 GMT+10

The Phoenix Mercury signed guard Sydney Wiese to a contract on Tuesday.

Also on Tuesday, the Mercury re-signed center Megan Gustafson, guard Jennie Simms and forward Sam Thomas. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed by the team.

Wiese, 27, averaged 4.4 points, 1.6 assists and 1.3 rebounds in 27 games (eight starts) last season with the Washington Mystics.

The Phoenix native has contributed 4.0 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 117 career games (39 starts) with the Los Angeles Sparks and Mystics. She was selected by the Sparks with the 11th overall pick in the 2017 WNBA Draft out of Oregon State.

Gustafson, 26, averaged 3.8 points and 1.9 rebounds in 33 games off the bench last season with the Mercury.

Simms, 28, contributed 3.4 points and 2.2 boards in 23 games (four starts) in 2022.

Thomas, 23, averaged 0.4 points and 0.2 rebounds in 24 games off the bench during her rookie season in 2022.

--Field Level Media

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