Storm acquires 2025 draft pick in trade with Washington

Seattle sends guard Jade Melbourne to Mystics in exchange for 2025 third-round draft pick

SEATTLE — The Seattle Storm completed a trade today with the Washington Mystics, acquiring the Mystics’ third-round pick in the 2025 draft in exchange for guard Jade Melbourne.

Melbourne, who the Storm originally drafted in the third round of the 2022 WNBA draft, played in 29 games as a rookie in 2023, averaging 2.6 points, 1.2 assists, and 1.2 rebounds in 10.5 minutes per game. She scored a season-high 10 points on 3-of-5 shooting while adding a season-best five rebounds and a block against Los Angeles on June 3.

The 2025 draft pick becomes the Storm’s fourth of the draft with Seattle now holding a pick in the first round, one in the second, and a pair of third-round selections. 

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