Ex-MSU star Aerial Powers traded to WNBA’s Mystics
Arlington, Texas — The Dallas Wings and Washington Mystics exchanged backup guards, with Tayler Hill and a second-round pick in next year’s draft going to Dallas for former Michigan State star Aerial Powers.
The trade announced Monday includes the right for the teams to swap first-round picks in the 2019 WNBA draft.
Hill has averaged 9.2 points in her 134 career games since being the fourth overall pick in the 2013 draft by the Mystics. The guard from Ohio State has come off the bench for all 13 of her games this season, averaging 3.0 points and 1.0 assists in nine minutes a game.
Powers, in her third WNBA season, has averaged 9.4 points and 1.1 assists in her 59 career games. She has started only three games, none this season. In three seasons at Michigan State, Powers averaged 18.9 points, 9.8 rebounds and 2 steals in 94 games.