Sparks Sign Guard Andrea Riley

Former Sparks Draft Pick Helps Bolster Backcourt

The Los Angeles Sparks have signed guard Andrea Riley the team announced on Thursday.

The 5'5" guard played in eight games for the Phoenix Mercury this season, averaging 2.9 points, 1.6 assists and 1 rebound in 10 minutes per game. Prior to this season, Riley played for Tulsa in 2011 and the Sparks in 2010. For her career, she is averaging 4.6 points, 1.4 assists and 1 rebound in 13.3 minutes per contest.

The Oklahoma State standout was originally drafted eighth overall in the first round by Los Angeles in the 2010 WNBA Draft.