Washington Mystics Sign Klara Lundquist

WASHINGTON D.C. – Washington Mystics General Manager and Head Coach Mike Thibault announced today that the team has signed guard Klara Lundquist who was recently named Player of the Year in the Swedish League. Due to her National Team commitment, Lundquist playing status for the 2021 season is to be determined. “Klara is a young point guard that…

Mystics elevate LaToya Sanders to Assistant Coach

WASHINGTON D.C.  — Washington Mystics General Manager and Head Coach Mike Thibault announced that LaToya Sanders has been elevated to assistant coach for the 2021 WNBA season. Sanders recently announced her retirement from the WNBA and had joined the team’s player development group.  She takes over for Asjha Jones, who was named director of strategy for the NBA’s Portland…

Dallas Selects Charli Collier, Awak Kuier with Top Picks In WNBA Draft 2021 

NEW YORK, New York — Two-time All-American Charli Collier of Texas tonight was selected by the Dallas Wings with the first overall pick of WNBA Draft 2021 presented by State Farm®, which was held virtually for a second year in a row in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. A finalist for the Lisa Leslie Award…

WNBA Approves Sale of Atlanta Dream to Larry Gottesdiener Atlanta Dream

ATLANTA,Georgia – The WNBA and NBA Boards of Governors have unanimously approved the sale of the Atlanta Dream to Larry Gottesdiener, Chairman of Northland, an industry-leading national real estate firm. The three-member investor group is comprised of former Dream star Renee Montgomery, Northland President and Chief Operating Officer Suzanne Abair, and Gottesdiener. “With the unanimous WNBA…

Los Angeles Sparks Re-Sign Chiney Ogwumike, Seimone Augustus

LOS ANGELES, California -– The Los Angeles Sparks announced today the re-signing of forward/center Chiney Ogwumike. The two-time WNBA All-Star has career averages of 13.0 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 1.1 steals per game, while shooting 55.5% from the field, the fourth-best career field goal percentage in WNBA history. “We’re excited to have Chiney Ogwumike back on…

WNBA Approves Sale Of The Las Vegas Aces To Mark Davis

NEW YORK, New York  — The WNBA and NBA Board of Governors have unanimously approved the sale of the Las Vegas Aces from MGM Resorts International to new owner Mark Davis, it was announced today by WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert. “On behalf of the WNBA, I am pleased to welcome Las Vegas Raiders Owner Mark…

Sparks Sign Former No. 2 Overall Pick Amanda Zahui B.

LOS ANGELES, California — The Los Angeles Sparks announced today the signing of Amanda Zahui B. As a member of the New York Liberty in 2020, she averaged 9.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.2 blocks per game, while shooting 34% from 3-point range on nearly five attempts per game. The 6-foot-5 center is…

Parker to return home to play for Chicago Sky 

CHICAGO, Illinois  —  The Chicago Sky are expected to land hometown WNBA star Candace Parker who has spent 13 seasons with the Los Angeles Sparks. Parker,  the former No. 1 pick in 2008, is an unrestricted free agent. Free-agent players can begin signing with their new teams on Monday. The 34 year-old, is the only…