Breanna Stewart to ‘raise the standard’ with Liberty
In one of the biggest free agent moves in WNBA history, former league MVP Breanna Stewart has decided to play for the New York Liberty, leaving the Seattle Storm after winning two championships in seven years, she announced Wednesday on Twitter.
Wednesday marked the first day WNBA free agents can officially sign contracts and offer sheets for the 2023 season, although sources told ESPN that Stewart is still working through the specifics of the deal she will sign with New York.
“It’s been a roller coaster of emotions for sure, and I decided to go to New York because I want to continue to be great,” Stewart told Malika Andrews on ESPN’s “SportsCenter.” “I want to go to the place where I can continue to help this league become better, to continue to raise the standard.
“I feel like, why not go to the biggest market in all of sports, and I’m really excited to go after their first championship.”
Continue reading (via ESPN.com)