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Atlanta Dream Re-Signs Matee Ajavon

February 10, 2016 - ATLANTA - The Atlanta Dream have announced the re-signing of unrestricted free agent Matee Ajavon. Per team policy, terms of the contracts are not disclosed. "I am very happy to be back with the Atlanta Dream," Ajavon said. "There is no other team I would rather battle with in a quest for a WNBA Championship." The eight-year veteran split time last season at both the point and shooting guard positions for Atlanta. Ajavon appeared in a total of 33 games for the Dream in 2015, while making 11 starts and posting avera... Full Story

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Lisa Borders Named WNBA President

February 10, 2016 - NEW YORK - Lisa Borders, who brings more than 25 years of experience in operations, marketing, government relations and public service, has been appointed President of the WNBA, it was announced today by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Borders, who served most recently as Chair of The Coca-Cola Foundation and Vice President, Global Community Affairs at The Coca-Cola Company, will lead the world's premier women's basketball league, which tips off its historic 20th season on May 14. She will join the WNBA on March 21. Bo... Full Story

Jessica Breland Re-Signs with Chicago Sky

February 9, 2016 - CHICAGO - Sky forward Jessica Breland has agreed to a multi-year contract to remain in Chicago. Per team policy, terms of the contract are not disclosed. "I am pleased to announce the re-signing of Breland to a multi-year deal," said Sky Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman. "Her ability to positively impact both ends of the floor is invaluable." Breland started in 30 games for the Sky during the 2015 season, averaging 6.7 points and 5.9 rebounds per game. The 6-3 forward posted three double-doubles including a... Full Story

Pohlen and Wheeler Signed to Training Camp Contracts

February 8, 2016 - INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Fever have announced the signing of free agents Jeanette Pohlen and Erica Wheeler to training camp contracts. Pohlen, a 6-0 guard who has played with Indiana since her rookie season on 2011, appeared in 26 games last season, shooting 40 percent from 3-point range and averaging 2.4 points per contest. She saw action in six of 11 playoff games as the Fever advanced to a decisive Game 5 of the WNBA Finals. The former Stanford product has encountered injuries since being drafted by the Fever. As a r... Full Story

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