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WNBA Standings
Eastern
 1 Connecticut S. 7-1 
 2 Indiana F. 4-3 
 3 Washington M. 4-3 
 4 Chicago S. 3-2 
 5 New York L. 2-5 
 6 Atlanta D. 1-4 
Western
 1 Minnesota L. 4-2 
 2 Seattle S. 4-3 
 3 L.Angeles S. 3-2 
 4 Las Vegas Aces 3-3 
 5 Phoenix M. 2-4 
 6 Dallas W. 0-5 

Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 DeWanna BONNER
  Phoenix M.
  (193-G-87)
  Avg: 23.8
 1. Bonner Phoenix M.23.8 
 2. Howard Seattle S.19.5 
 3. Charles New Y19.1 
 4. Jones Connecticut17.8 
 5. Griner Phoenix M.17.7 
 6. McBride Las V17.3 
 7. Ogwumike L.Angeles16.4 
 8. Loyd Seattle S.16.0 
 9. Mitchell Indiana15.7 
 10. Gray L.Angeles S.15.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jonquel JONES
  Connecticut
  (198-C-94)
  Avg: 12.1
 1. Jones Connecticut12.1 
 2. Ogwumike L.Angeles10.6 
 3. Fowles Minnesota9.4 
 4. Howard Seattle S.9.4 
 5. Bonner Phoenix M.8.5 
 6. Thomas Connecticut8.4 
 7. Wilson Las V8.0 
 8. Charles New Y7.9 
 9. Zahui New York L.7.6 
 10. Delle Donne Wash.7.5 
Assists Per Game
 Courtney VANDERSLOOT
  Chicago
  (173-PG-89)
  Avg: 8.4
 1. Vandersloot Chicago8.4 
 2. Cloud Washington5.9 
 3. Wheeler Indiana F5.7 
 4. Gray L.Angeles S.5.4 
 5. Canada Seattle S.5.3 
 6. Toliver Washington5.0 
 7. Thomas Connecticut4.8 
 8. Boyd New York L.4.7 
 9. Sims Minnesota L.4.4 
 10. Hartley New Y4.2 
Steals Per Game
 Jordin CANADA
  Seattle S.
  (168-PG-95)
  Avg: 2.9
 1. Canada Seattle S.2.9 
 2. Laney Indiana F.2.1 
 3. Robinson Minnesota2.0 
 4. Thomas Connecticut1.9 
 5. Howard Seattle S.1.9 
 6. Thomas Connecticut1.8 
 7. Loyd Seattle S.1.8 
 8. January Phoenix M1.8 
 9. Vandersloot Chicago1.8 
 10. Ogwumike L.Angeles1.8 
Blocks Per Game
 Jonquel JONES
  Connecticut
  (198-C-94)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Jones Connecticut2.6 
 2. Zahui New York L.2.3 
 3. Sanders Washington2.1 
 4. Williams Atlanta2.0 
 5. McCowan Indiana F1.7 
 6. Parker Chicago S.1.6 
 7. Howard Seattle S.1.5 
 8. Allen New York L.1.4 
 9. Clark Seattle S.1.4 
 10. Harrison Dallas W1.4 
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Seattle  Jun.16  Conn.S. 69%
Las Vegas 62%  Jun.16  Minn.L.
Chicago 59%  Jun.15  Indiana
Atlanta 75%  Jun.15  Dallas W.
New York  Jun.15  L.Angeles 63%
Jessica Breland signs with Atlanta Dream - Feb 3, 2018


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The Atlanta Dream have signed unrestricted free agent forward Jessica Breland.

The Dream have added two impact players in the first 48 hours of WNBA free agency. The Summitt was able to confirm Wednesday that unrestricted free agent guard Renee Montgomery had agreed to terms with the Dream. Montgomery, a former All-Star and two-time WNBA champion, played last season for the Minnesota Lynx. Atlanta announced the move on Thursday.

Breland projects to start at the four spot for the Dream in 2018. Sancho Lyttle, the starter for much of last season, signed with the Phoenix Mercury on Thursday. Breland will join a long and athletic front line in Atlanta, already featuring All-Star Elizabeth Williams and Imani Boyette. Boyette was acquired in a trade with Chicago last season.

The Dream now have seven players under contract for the 2018 season. Montgomery joins two 2017 All-Stars (Tiffany Hayes, Layshia Clarendon) and Brittney Sykes in the backcourt. Re-signing core player Angel McCoughtry remains a top priority for the Dream.

Bria Holmes recently announced that she is pregnant and will miss the 2018 season. Matee Ajavon, Damiris Dantas and Aneika Morello are currently free agents. Ajavon and Morello are unrestricted, and Dantas is a reserved free agent. Unrestricted free agent Tamera Young elected to move on, signing with the Las Vegas Aces on Thursday.

Breland spent the past four years with the Sky and started 30 or more games in three of those four seasons. Breland has really extended her range and become a very efficient midrange shooter, even venturing out to the three-point line in 2017 (38.1%, 21 attempts).

This will hurt the Sky, who finished last season with a record of 12-22. The Sky appeared to have found something offensively once Vandersloot, Quigley (2017 All-Star and three-point contest champion), Stefanie Dolson (2017 All-Star) and Breland got the chance to play big minutes together.

The Sky did designate Quigley as their core player in January, and were able to re-sign the All-Star shooting guard.

The Sky hold the No. 3 and No. 4 overall picks in the 2018 WNBA Draft, where they can perhaps look to draft Breland's replacement while also adding a dynamic talent on the wing.

source: https://summitthoops.com/2018/02/03/jessica-breland-signs-atlanta-dream/   




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Round 7: Leader Lynx loses to Sun - 17 hours ago
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Natasha
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Howard number one in WNBA for round 6 (by Interperformances) - 17 hours ago
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