Fever Waives Jasmine Hassell; Signs Krystal Thomas
Official Release | May 19, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Fever has waived second-year forward Jasmine Hassell and signed free agent center Krystal Thomas, it has been announced by Fever President and General Manager Kelly Krauskopf.
Hassell spent most of the 2013 season with Indiana and appeared in its first two games of 2014.
Thomas is a 6-5 center out of Duke who spent the past three WNBA seasons between Phoenix and Seattle, averaging 3.7 points and 4.9 rebounds per game. Originally drafted by the Storm in 2011, she was signed by the Mercury late in her rookie season. She started 25 of 29 games in 2012, and appeared in all 34 games last season for Phoenix. After a coaching change, she was waived when Phoenix finalized its roster last week.
Thomas brings size to a post rotation that includes Tamika Catchings, Erlana Larkins, standout rookie Natasha Howard and 6-4 reserve power forward Lynetta Kizer.