Dallas Wings

Dallas Wings Sign Emma Cannon

February 12, 2024 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)
Dallas Wings News Release

Arlington, TX - The Dallas Wings have signed Emma Cannon, the team announced today.

"We are excited to welcome Emma to the Dallas Wings organization," Dallas Wings President & CEO Greg Bibb stated. "Emma is a versatile veteran who will bring leadership and grit to our team. She is currently enjoying one of her finest professional campaigns while playing in Turkey and I'm eager to see her competing in a Wings uniform this summer."

Cannon spent the 2023 season with the Indiana Fever, appearing in 30 games while averaging 5.8 points and 3.1 rebounds. It marked her third stint with the Fever as the 6-2 forward spent time in Indiana in 2022 and 2021. Additionally, Cannon previously played for the Phoenix Mercury (2017, 2022), Connecticut Sun (2021) and Las Vegas Aces (2020, 2021).

"My family and I are thrilled to be joining the Dallas Wings franchise," said Cannon. "This is a place where the possibilities are endless and I'm happy to be a part of it. I can't wait to connect with my teammates, staff and the amazing Dallas fans. See you soon! Let's go Wings!"

Cannon has enjoyed a highly decorated international career. She currently plays for Nesibe in Turkey, averaging 19.1 points, 9.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game. Among her notable international achievements, Cannon was the 2022 All-Israeli League Finals MVP after leading Elitzur Ramla to the title, the 2022 All-Israeli League Forward of the Year after averaging 20.8 points and 13.0 rebounds, the 2021 All-Eurocup Forward of the Year while playing for Elazig Il Ozel Idare in Turkey and averaging 23.1 points and 13.2 boards, and the 2014 All-German DBBL Forward of the Year while playing for Wasserburg and averaging 20.1 points and 14.5 rebounds.

Cannon has been on multiple championship-winning teams, including the 2022 and 2023 Israeli League winners Elitzur Ramla and three-time DBBL winners Wasserburg (2013-15). Along with impressive showings in Israel, Turkey, and Germany, Cannon has also enjoyed successful professional stints in Russia, Poland and Australia.

"We are excited to announce the signing of Emma Cannon," Dallas Wings Head Coach Latricia Trammell stated. "Her experience, versatility, and commitment to excellence align perfectly with our organization's goals. Emma's presence will positively elevate our team on and off the court."

Cannon was a standout during her three seasons at Central Florida, breaking the school rebounding record and earning C-USA Tournament MVP honors before leading the Knights to the NCAA Tournament. Cannon transferred to Florida Southern for her senior season, leading the Mocs to the Division II Regional Final. Cannon garnered All-America Honorable Mention honors. She went undrafted in 2011, electing to begin her professional career in Germany.

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