MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Lynx today announced that the team has been awarded, via waiver claim, forward Erica McCall. In a subsequent move, the Lynx have waived forward Karima Christmas-Kelly.
McCall, a four-year veteran, has appeared in 80 total games with Indiana and Atlanta and holds career averages of 2.6 points, 2.4 rebounds and 0.4 blocks per game. In the 2020 season she has appeared in one game with Atlanta, posting a stat line of two rebounds and one steal in five minutes of play. In her best season with the Fever, she averaged 2.9 points, 2.7 rebounds, 0.5 blocks, 0.4 assists and 0.4 steals in 12.3 minutes a game.
Prior to her time with the Fever, McCall played collegiately at Stanford University averaging 9.6 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 144 games (92 starts). She was drafted 17th overall in the 2017 WNBA Draft by the Indiana Fever.
Christmas-Kelly, in her 10th WNBA season, held averages of 7.9 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.1 steals in 243 games (143 starts) with Indiana, Dallas and Minnesota.
Aaron Freeman, Minnesota Lynx, (612)-673-8413, firstname.lastname@example.org