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Seattle Storm get top pick by winning WNBA draft lottery

  It had been 11 years since Seattle had been in the WNBA draft lottery. Coach Brian Agler and the Storm made the most of their return, walking away with the No. 1 pick Thursday night. ''We fought hard to try and not be here down the stretch, as did Tulsa,'' Agler said. ''If you can't be in the playoffs you come here and make the best of it. We were going...
Via AP on Fox
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

AP source: Washington's Thibault coach of year

Washington's Mike Thibault has won the WNBA coach of the year, said a person familiar with the situation. He will receive the award Saturday night in Washington before the Mystics face Atlanta in the second game of the Eastern Conference semifinals, the person said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no official announcement has been made...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Seattle Storm’s Brian Agler on Traveling Overseas

Brian Agler, head coach and Director of Player Personnel of the WNBA’s Seattle Storm, is widely considered to be one of the hardest working coaches in the women’s game. During the WNBA’s offseason from October through March, Agler makes it a priority of his to visit Storm players overseas in various countries. One of the most successful coaches in women’s basketball, Agler...
Via SLAM Online
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Storm Basketball Reports Signing Of Ann Wauters

This week 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...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Storm signs Belgium star Ann Wauters

Brian Agler, the Storm's coach and general manager, cashed in on the salary cap space cleared with a big trade in January to announce the signing of Belgium star C Ann Wauters on Monday. Wauters, 31, was the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2000 but didn't play in the WNBA the past two years in order to start a family. Wauters currently plays in Spain with Storm C Lauren Jackson...
Via Seattle Times
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle signs veteran C Ann Wauters

The Seattle Storm have added depth to their front-court by signing former No. 1 overall pick Ann Wauters. Seattle announced the signing of the veteran center on Monday after head coach Brian Agler returned from Spain, where he met with Wauters, who is currently playing in the EuroLeague. The 31-year-old Wauters last played in the WNBA in 2009 and took the last two seasons off....
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Storm brass overseas for WNBA scouting

Storm coach/general manager Brian Agler and Karen Bryant, the team's president and CEO, arrived in Europe this week to connect with current players and possibly sign a few new ones. WNBA free agency began Jan. 15 with teams making decisions on players to core and starting the negotiating process with those it had the first-rights. The league released the results of those early...
Via Seattle Times
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle deals Cash to Chicago for No. 2 pick

The Seattle Storm have traded WNBA All-Star Swin Cash and forward Le'coe Willingham to the Chicago Sky for the No. 2 pick in the 2012 draft. The teams announced the deal on Monday. Seattle also sent a second-round pick to Chicago, the 23rd overall. Seattle coach and general manager Brian Agler says the trade will free up significant salary cap space for the Storm. It will be...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Storm signs coach Brian Agler to three-year contract extension

Brian Agler, the Storm's coach and director of player personnel, has signed a three-year contract extension through the 2015 season.
Via Seattle Times
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Storm coach Brian Agler signed to contract extension

Part of Storm coach Brian Agler's quick trip to Seattle this week was to sign a contract extension that will retain him through the 2015 season. Agler, the 2010 WNBA Coach of the Year, was already under contract for the 2012 season. Agler participated in a "Winter Warm-Up" for Storm season-ticket holders at Washington on Wednesday and departed Friday morning for the...
Via Seattle Times
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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