- Suwanee Sports Academy Named Team’s Official Practice Facility -

ATLANTA, May 5, 2009— The Atlanta Dream and Suwanee Sports Academy announced today a new partnership agreement which will make Suwanee Sports Academy the team’s official practice facility.

“We are thrilled to partner with Suwanee Sports Academy as our official practice home for this 2009 season,” said Dream Executive Vice President Danielle Donehew. “They offer a full package of facilities and services that meet all of our training needs.”

As part of the partnership, the Dream will conduct all practices at Suwanee Sports Academy, including a practice open to all season ticket holders. The Dream open training camp in Suwanee on May 17 with a maximum of 15 players invited to camp. The team will have to cut down to the final 11-player roster by June 5.

“We are excited to have the Atlanta Dream utilizing our facility as their practice home,” said Kirk Jones, General Manager of Suwanee Sports Academy. “As an organization focused on basketball training, we really feel like this is a perfect fit for both organizations and are looking forward to this partnership.”

About Suwanee Sports Academy
Suwanee Sports Academy's whole player approach to training gives athletes the physical, emotional, and mental tools to succeed on the court. And off. The Sports Academy headquarters, located just outside Atlanta, is the largest privately owned facility in the country for basketball and volleyball training and competitive events. The facility is 100,000 square feet and includes seven NBA regulation basketball courts and 11 volleyball courts. Offerings include a variety of training programs, leagues, tournaments and camps. National competitions and evaluation events are also routinely held at the Sports Academy. For more information, visit www.ssasports.com.

About Atlanta Dream
The Dream will tip off its second season on Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 7 p.m. against the Indiana Fever. For more information and to purchase season tickets, fans can call 404.604.2626 or visit www.AtlantaDream.net. Single game tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 1-877-WNBA-TIX, at AtlantaDream.net, at the Philips Arena box office and at all Ticketmaster outlets.