AP Sources: Sun trade C/F Tina Charles to Liberty

DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer Published:

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- The Connecticut Sun have agreed to trade Tina Charles to New York for Alyssa Thomas, Kelsey Bone and the Liberty's first round pick in 2015 the teams announced Monday night.

New York drafted Thomas with the fourth pick. The Sun also took Chiney Ogwumike with the No. 1 pick and are building a nice young nucleus of talent.

Charles, who is a native of New York, averaged 18.0 points and 10.1 rebounds last season.

Bone was New York's fifth pick in last year's draft and averaged 6.9 points and 5.4 rebounds in her rookie season.