Tag Archive | Atlanta Dream

Dallas Wings Selects Charli Collier with First Overall Pick

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 as the nation’s top center, […]

WNBA’s 25th Regular Season Starts on May 14

The WNBA most recently released its 2021 regular season game schedule with the league tipping off its landmark 25th season on Friday, May 14 with a weekend of action featuring all 12 teams. The league will unveil its complete television schedule in the upcoming weeks. On the heels of the launch of the WNBA’s season-long 25th anniversary campaign, Count It , and […]

WNBA Approves Sale of Atlanta Dream to Larry Gottesdiener

 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 and NBA votes, today […]

New York Liberty Announce Multi-Year Deal With Empire BlueCross BlueShield to Address Health Inequities and Social Justice

The New York Liberty and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, announced recently a partnership designating New York’s largest health insurer as an “Official Partner” of the team, which includes combined efforts to address health inequities and advocacy for women in greater New York communities. The Atlanta Dream, Indiana Fever and Los Angeles Sparks also begin partnerships with […]

USA Women Draw Japan, France, Nigeria for Olympic Preliminary Round Play

FIBA conducted the draw for the Tokyo Olympics Women’s Basketball competition virtually Tuesday from its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, and the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team has been drawn into Group A alongside host Japan, France and Nigeria for the July 26-Aug. 2 preliminary round. Rounding out the 12-team field are Canada, Serbia, South Korea […]

New York Liberty Wins Top Pick in 2021 WNBA Draft

The New York Liberty secured the top overall selection in the 2021 WNBA Draft, as determined by the WNBA Draft Lottery 2021 presented by State Farm®, which took place earlier this evening. This is the second time in franchise history that the team has secured the No. 1 pick (Sabrina Ionescu, 2020). “This is an […]

WNBA Draft Lottery 2021 Presented by State Farm to Take Place on December 4

WNBA Draft Lottery 2021 presented by State Farm® will be conducted on Friday, Dec. 4, the WNBA announced recently. ESPN will televise the WNBA Draft Lottery during halftime of its telecast of the DePaul vs. Louisville women’s college basketball game, which will tip off at 6:30 p.m. ET. WNBA Head of League Operations Bethany Donaphin […]