Trade for Anna Cruz
The Lynx traded their first-round pick (11th overall), along with their second- and third-round picks (23, 28), to New York for Anna Cruz and the Liberty’s second- and third-round picks (16, 35).
Anna Cruz (pictured to the left)
Bio: Cruz, 28, has played professionally in Europe since the 2004-05 season, and was named the 2014 Eurobasket.com All-Europeans point guard of the year. She played 34 games for the Liberty last season, averaging 7.7 points, 3.6 assists and 3.5 rebounds per game. She shot 46.2 percent overall, 34.7 percent on three-pointers. Playing for the Spanish national team, Cruz has been a part of teams that won a silver and two bronze medals at the World Championships.
ROUND 2 (16th overall)
Hometown: Los Angeles
Bio: Gray is Cal’s all-time field goal percentage leader (55.8 percent) and stands fifth in school history in points (1,773) and rebounds (904). The Pac-12 player of the year in 2014-15, she was also a third-team All-America pick after leading the Golden Bears in scoring (590) and blocks (33).
ROUND 3 (35th overall)
Bio: Kelley was an instant star after transferring to the Gophers from Old Dominion. She averaged 17.5 points and 9.4 rebounds for the Gophers, who reached the NCAA tournament. Kelley shot 48.6 percent overall and had 27 blocks. She was named to the All-Big Ten second team and was among the top seven in the conference in scoring and rebounding.