Quinn, who played for Seattle in 2013 and 2014, is expected to add experience to a youthful perimeter featuring second-year guard Jewell Loyd and rookie forward Breanna Stewart.

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Versatile guard Noelle Quinn was acquired by the Storm in a trade with Phoenix on Saturday. Quinn is a 10-year WNBA veteran who played two seasons in Seattle (2013-14).

“(Noelle) will add valuable experience to our backcourt,” Storm general manager Alisha Valavanis said in a release.

The Storm traded the rights of center Angel Robinson to the Mercury for Quinn. Robinson appeared in 25 games in 2014, her only season in Seattle. At 6-foot-5, she was tagged as a player former coach Brian Agler wanted to develop for the future.

Robinson had successful seasons playing in Spain and did not play in the WNBA in 2015.

Quinn is averaging 5.4 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game in her WNBA career. She also played for Agler, starting a combined 20 games in two seasons for the Storm.

Under coach Jenny Boucek, Quinn will also help fill a void left by other roster moves.

Forward Abby Bishop is with her Australian national team vying for a spot on the Rio Olympic Games roster. Meanwhile rookie guard Blake Dietrick and third-year center Markeisha Gatling were cut on Saturday.

Gatling, who’s 6-foot-5, averaged 13.7 minutes per game for the Storm last season. Her time dropped to 5.8 minutes this season, averaging 2.3 points per game.

Dietrick, who starred at Princeton, signed a free-agent contract during Storm training camp. She appeared in two games.

Boucek, who was an assistant when Quinn was last on the roster, will use the 6-footer to help with the Storm’s defense. The second-year head coach has struggled to get her team to understand the schemes, only running defensive drills last week at practice.

“Defense is as much chemistry as offense is,” said Boucek after Friday’s 98-81 win against Connecticut. “And we just haven’t had the chemistry defensively that we’d like to have. When you have a team that’s new, synergy takes time…the defense has taken (even) longer.”

Seattle (5-9) is in the midst of a four-game homestand. The win Friday inched the Storm back into the eighth and final playoff spot, if the postseason were to start today.

Seattle hosts Atlanta (8-5) on Tuesday at KeyArena.