Arlington, TX – The Dallas Wings President & CEO Greg Bibb and Head Coach Fred Williams have finalized the team’s roster for the 2018 regular season, which begins Friday, May 18, in Phoenix against the Mercury. Tip-off is at 9 pm CT.
The roster features 10 returning players, including All-Star guard Skylar Diggins-Smith, along with veterans Glory Johnson, Karima Christmas-Kelly, and Theresa Plaisance. Fellow returners, Aerial Powers and Kayla Thornton also join the roster. Four members of last year’s rookie class will begin their sophomore season, led by 2017 Rookie of the Year Allisha Gray and 2017 All-Rookie Team member Kaela Davis, as well as Saniya Chong and Breanna Lewis. Rounding out this year’s squad is international sensation, 6-foot-8 center Liz Cambage, and the Wings overall sixth pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft Azurá Stevens.
“We are excited about the team we have put together for the season,” said head coach Fred Williams. “Bringing Liz back into the mix, gives us the inside presence we have been looking to fill. After a successful and competitive training camp, the squad coming into the 2018 year and we look forward to opening the season in Phoenix.”
The Wings continue preparation for their third season in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The team opens the regular season on the road at Phoenix, prior to a May 20 home opener against the Atlanta Dream at 2 p.m. at the College Park Center.