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Atlanta Dream 2022 Free Agency Update

January 14, 2022 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Atlanta Dream News Release


Beginning January 15, teams are able to begin negotiating with unrestricted free agents, restricted free agents, reserved players, suspended-contract expired players, and cored free agents, as well as rookie scale extensions.

Prior to today, the Dream extended qualifying offers to all reserved players and restricted free agents listed below. Guard Jaylyn Agnew accepter her offer and signed a training camp contract with Atlanta.

Beginning February 1, teams and players can finalize deals and sign contracts and offer sheets.

Reserved Players - Players with three or fewer years of service can receive Qualifying Offers to become Reserved Players. The Reserved Player's prior team has exclusive negotiating rights.

1. Jaylyn Agnew1

Restricted Free Agents - Players with four years of service can receive Qualifying Offers to become Restricted Free Agents. Restricted free agency gives the player's prior team the right to sign the player by matching a contract offer from another team (Right of First Refusal). If the player signs an Offer Sheet with another team, the player's prior team has four days from the date it receives the Offer Sheet to determine whether it wishes to match. If the offer is matched, the player will remain with their prior team. If the offer is not matched within the four-day period, the player will be under contract with the offering team.

Monique Billings

Unrestricted Free Agents - Players with five or more years of service, or players with fewer than five years of service who do not receive Qualifying Offers become unrestricted free agents. An Unrestricted Free Agent is free to sign with any team provided that they are not designated as a Core Player by their prior team.

Crystal Bradford

Blake Dietrick

Candice Dupree

Tiffany Hayes

Odyssey Sims

Shekinna Stricklen

Courtney Williams

Elizabeth Williams

Players Under Contract - Players who are not free agents in 2022 and remain on the Dream's roster.

Maite Cazorla2

Chennedy Carter2

Aari McDonald2

Cheyenne Parker3

Rights Owned by Atlanta

Raquel Carrera (Spain)

Mengran Sun (China)

Kristy Wallace (Australia)

Li Yueru (China)

1 Training Camp Contract

2 Unprotected

3 Protected Veteran

2022 WNBA Draft Picks

Round 1, Pick 3 (#3 overall)

Round 2, Pick 2 (#14 overall)

The Atlanta Dream will tip off their milestone 15th season in the WNBA in May 2022. The team currently plays home games at the Gateway Center Arena @ College Park and has qualified for the WNBA Playoffs in nine of its first 14 seasons. To learn more about the Dream and purchase 2022 season tickets, please visit www.dreamelitemembership.com, call 877-977-7729 or email tickets@atlantadream.net.


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