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Sunday, August 19, 2012

CT Sun signs Lawson to three-year extension

The Connecticut Sun announced that it has signed veteran guard Kara Lawson to a three-year extension.

“We are delighted to have Kara with our organization for an extended time,” Sun Vice President and General Manager Chris Sienko said in a statement. “If this season is any indication of what is to come, it is going to be a great three years.”

Lawson was originally signed for three years as an unrestricted free agent on Feb. 2, 2010,  Lawson is averaging 14.5 points per game with a team-high 40 three-pointers. She leads the Sun in assists, and she is third in the league in assist-to-turnover ratio.

"I have enjoyed my time playing for the Connecticut Sun organization,” Lawson said in a statement. “Top to bottom, it is the best franchise in the WNBA.The community has embraced me and my family, and we look forward to sharing many winning seasons in the years to come. We have developed special relationships here, and hope to be a part of the first championship team for the Sun and their fans."



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