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WNBA players and rosters make debut in NBA Live series

WNBA players and rosters make debut in NBA Live series

Video: EA. For the first time, WNBA rosters will available in the popular NBA Live video game Electronic Arts (EA) announced today. The next release of the game, NBA Live 18, will include current teams of the WNBA. “On behalf…

Atlanta Dream’s Brittney Sykes is the WNBA Rookie of the Month for games played in July 2017

Atlanta Dream’s Brittney Sykes is the WNBA Rookie of the Month for games played in July 2017

Atlanta Dream guard Brittney Sykes earned the WNBA Rookie of the Month for games played in July. The seventh overall pick in 2017 WNBA draft out of Syracuse led all rookies in scoring for the month with 17.8 points per…

Layshia Clarendon nears triple-double in OT win vs. Phoenix, league rescinds triple-double

Update: The league issued the following statement on Wednesday, July 26, 2017: Following a stat correction of last night’s game, Layshia Clarendon’s final line has been adjusted to 15p, 10r, 9a Unfortunately for Clarendon, this means no triple-double. Before Tuesday…

Washington Mystics overcome injury bug, rout out Atlanta Dream 100-96 in OT “gut check” contest

MYSTICS WIN IN OVERTIME!!! pic.twitter.com/dV1wkYt2C4 — Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) July 19, 2017 WASHINGTON D.C. – The Washington Mystics overcame adverse circumstances of injuries and shaky chemistry with a 100-96 overtime win against the Atlanta Dream in front of 15,597 camp…

Atlanta Dream sign guard Chelsea Hopkins to 7-day contract, waive guard Darxia Morris

The Atlanta Dream signed guard Chelsea Hopkins to a seven-day contract Monday. The team also waived guard Darxia Morris. Hopkins, who was with the New York Liberty earlier this season, is a second-year guard out of San Diego State. She…

Maya Moore and Elena Delle lead the pack in early fan returns of 2017 WNBA All-Star Voting

Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx and Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics are the top vote-getters after early fan returns of 2017 WNBA All-Star Voting. According the league, the first 15 days of fan voting generated more than double the amount of…

Atlanta Dream signs guard Darxia Morris

The Atlanta Dream signed Darxia Morris Monday. The guard originally joined the Dream on a training camp contract in February 2017. She was the final cut on the day prior to the regular season. “Darxia is a scoring point guard…

Atlanta Dream waived center Rachel Hollivay and guard Brianna Kiesel; Sancho Lyttle to return after EuroBasket

The Atlanta Dream waived center Rachel Hollivay and guard Brianna Kiesel. Veteran forward Sancho Lyttle will return to the team this week. Lyttle has been temporarily suspended while playing overseas for Spain in the FIBA EuroBasket Championship. Spain defeated France…

Connecticut Sun trade Jordan Hooper to the Atlanta Dream in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft

Connecticut Sun trade Jordan Hooper to the Atlanta Dream in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft

The Connecticut Sun traded Jordan Hooper to the Atlanta Dream in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft. Hooper was signed to a training camp contract by the Sun after she was waived by the Dallas Wings…

WNBA Players of the Month for May 2017: Tiffany Hayes and Sylvia Fowles

Tiffany Hayes of the Atlanta Dream and Sylvia Fowles of the Minnesota Lynx are the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month for games played in May. Hayes won her first Player of the Month award. Fowles is a…

WNBA preseason schedule tips off on April 29

WNBA preseason action kicks off Saturday, April 29 at 2 p.m. ET with the Dallas Wings visiting the San Antonio Stars. On display will be this season’s No. 1 draft pick, Stars guard Kelsey Plum, the all-time leading scorer in…

Tiffany Hayes and Bria Holmes arrive at Atlanta Dream training camp, Nirra Fields and Peyton Little waived

Guards Tiffany Hayes and Bria Holmes have joined the Atlanta Dream training camp active roster after playing overseas in Israel. The team waived guards Nirra Fields and Peyton Little Hayes, a five-year veteran, is the Dream’s top returning scorer after…

WNBA releases national TV Schedule for 2017, plus key dates and more

National TV Schedule || Full Schedule || Key Dates During the 2017 WNBA season, 16 games will be broadcast nationally by ESPN networks. The All-Star Game, hosted by the Seattle Storm, will be aired on ABC. All but 15 of the…

After sitting out 2016, Brazilian forward Damiris Dantas returns to Atlanta Dream

From the Dream: After sitting out the 2016 WNBA season to participate in the Rio Olympics for Team Brazil, forward Damiris Dantas will return to compete for the Atlanta Dream, the team announced Thursday. “It is great to have Damiris…

2017 WNBA Draft: San Antonio bolsters roster with Kelsey Plum as No. 1 pick, Chicago takes Alaina Coates as No. 2

As expected, University of Washington guard Kelsey Plum was the top pick in the 2017 WNBA draft. The San Antonio Stars chose all-time NCAA scoring leader. “It’s an unreal feeling,” said Plum about being drafted. “I’ve been dreaming about it for so long.…

WNBA Draft Roundup: Kelsey Plum projected as the No. 1 pick

WNBA Draft: Thursday, April 13, ESPN2, 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT Draft Attendees || Draft Order || Around the Web || WNBA Bios of Draft Attendees After a record-breaking season, Washington’s Kelsey Plum leads the 2017 WNBA Draft class as the…

Atlanta Dream sign Australian guard Rachel Jarry

The Atlanta Dream signed forward Rachel Jarry to a training camp contract. A member of the Australian national team, Jarry was originally drafted by the Dream in the second round of the 2011 WNBA Draft. She was traded to the…

Atlanta Dream signs center Markeisha Gatling and guard Whitney Knight

The Atlanta Dream signed center Markeisha Gatling and guard Whitney Knight to training camp contracts. Gatling, who was selected 10th overall in the 2014 WNBA Draft, returns to the Dream after signing with the team halfway through the 2016 WNBA…

Atlanta Dream re-signs guard Meighan Simmons

The Atlanta Dream have re-signed guard Meighan Simmons, the team announced Thursday. “I am super excited to be coming back to Atlanta for the second year in a row,” Simmons said. “Thank you to the coaching staff for allowing me…

Atlanta Dream sign free agent point guard Brianna Kiesel to a multi-year contract

The Atlanta Dream have announced the signing of free agent point guard Brianna Kiesel to a multi-year contract. “Signing Brianna was very important for stabilizing our backcourt during the upcoming season,” Head Coach Michael Cooper said. “She knows what it…

Atlanta Dream re-signs restricted free agent Layshia Clarendon

The Atlanta Dream re-signed restricted free agent Layshia Clarendon to a multi-year contract. “I’m excited to continue building on my time in Atlanta,” Clarendon said. “This team, staff and city have been an unexpected blessing and I’m so grateful for…

WNBA 2017: Core players, reserved players, restricted free agents and unrestricted free agents

The list of core players, reserved players, restricted free agents and unrestricted free agents that were on team rosters at the end of the 2016 season. Core Players The Core designation gives that team exclusive negotiating rights with the player. Players…

Atlanta Dream unveils 10th season logo

The Atlanta Dream unveiled a commemorative logo to recognize the franchise’s 10th season in the WNBA. The Dream opens the regular season at home on Sunday, May 21 against the visiting Chicago Sky.

Angel McCoughtry to take time off during 2017 WNBA season

Angel McCoughtry to take time off during 2017 WNBA season

Atlanta Dream star forward Angel McCoughtry announced that she is going to “take time off” during the 2017 WNBA season to rest according to a letter published on the franchise’s website Wednesday. McCoughtry, a two-time gold medalist and an eight-year veteran,…

The 2017 WNBA season tips off Saturday, May 13, 2017

The 2017 WNBA season tips off Saturday, May 13, 2017

The WNBA will tip off its 21st season on Saturday, May 13, 2017, with three games, highlighted by the defending WNBA champion Los Angeles Sparks hosting the Seattle Storm at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN. Los Angeles, led by 2016…