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Shock acquire McWilliams-Franklin in trade

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[August 13, 2008]  AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Shock have acquired six-time All-Star Taj McWilliams-Franklin from the Washington Mystics for forwards Tasha Humphrey and Shay Murphy and a 2009 second-round draft pick.

InsuranceDetroit becomes McWilliams-Franklin's fifth team in her 10 WNBA seasons. She joined the Mystics in April and has averaged 13.3 points and 7.3 rebounds this season.

Humphrey was the 11th overall pick from Georgia in this year's draft. She is averaging 7.3 points and 2.9 rebounds.

Murphy was a second-round pick by the Minnesota Lynx in 2007. She was traded to Detroit in June.

[Associated Press]

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