Mystics Acquire Two Draft Picks

Jasmine Thomas Traded to the Atlanta Dream

Washington, D.C. – Washington Mystics General Manager and Head Coach Mike Thibault announced today that the team has acquired the Atlanta Dream’s first and second round picks in the 2013 WNBA Draft (seventh and 19th overall) in exchange for guard Jasmine Thomas and Washington’s 13th pick.

“This trade brings us two quality assets and with the addition of Ivory Latta, the dynamic of our backcourt has changed,” said Thibault. “We thank Jasmine for her contributions to the Mystics organization and are pleased that she will have a chance to continue to play and develop with the Dream.”

Thomas was originally acquired by the Mystics in a trade with the Seattle Storm prior to the 2011 season. She averaged 7.3 points and 2.3 assists in 68 games with the Mystics.

The WNBA’s Washington Mystics are owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. The group also owns and operates the NBA’s Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals and Verizon Center – the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals, and George Mason University's Patriot Center.