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Sheila Lambert played in 27 games with the Shock in 2003.
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Lambert originally signed a seven-day contract on July 11.
Detroit Shock Signs Sheila Lambert for Remainder of Year

Auburn Hills, MI -Detroit Shock Head Coach and Director of Player Personnel Bill Laimbeer announced today that the team has signed guard Sheila Lambert to a contract for the remainder of the season. The 5-7 Lambert originally signed a seven-day contract with Detroit on July 11.

Lambert started three games over the past week for the Shock, and is averaging 5.0 points, 3.7 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 1.00 steals in 2005.

Lambert’s first tour of duty with Detroit came during its championship season of 2003 when she played in 27 games as a reserve, averaging 3.2 points, 1.0 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game while connecting on 43.8 percent of her three-pointers.

The former Baylor star was originally drafted by the Charlotte Sting in the first round, seventh overall, in the 2002 WNBA Draft. She sat out most of the 2002 season recovering from a broken leg playing in just three games for the Sting. Charlotte waived Lambert on May 21, 2003, and Detroit signed her two days later.

Experience the Detroit Shock, “It’s Personal,” presented by Lennox on Wednesday, July 20 as Detroit hosts the first place Connecticut Sun at noon. The first 3,000 fans in attendance at Grandparents Day at The Palace of Auburn Hills will receive a Cheryl Ford Mustang bobble-head doll courtesy of Ford. Shock tickets are available by calling 248.377.0100 or by logging on to www.detroitshock.com .

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