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Jackson signs to play 13 Aussie games

Updated: November 24, 2009, 11:16 PM ET
Associated Press

SYDNEY, Australia -- Seattle Storm center Lauren Jackson will play out the Australian season for the Canberra Capitals in the Women's National Basketball League.

Jackson's international clearance arrived in Canberra on Wednesday, only hours before a midseason deadline after which WNBL teams cannot register new players.

Jackson, 27, signed a maximum 13-match contract worth a reported $185,000 after becoming available when she opted out of a two-year deal with her former Russian team ...

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