Liberty land Tina Charles in trade

— -- UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- The Connecticut Sun have traded center Tina Charles to New York for two players and the Liberty's first round pick in 2015.

The Liberty will send Kelsey Bone and Alyssa Thomas, the No. 4 pick in Monday night's WNBA draft, to Connecticut in the deal for the 2012 league MVP.

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.

The Sun also have the first pick in the draft Monday night.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.