2002 WNBA Transactions

August 13
Indiana Fever changed the status of Olympia Scott-Richardson to injured and Zuzana Klimesova to active.

August 12
Sacramento Monarchs changed the status of Kara Wolters to injured and Edna Campbell to active.

August 11
Orlando Miracle changed the status of Carla McGhee to active and Davalyn Cunningham to injured.

August 9
Houston Comets changed the status of Rebecca Lobo to Active and changed the status of Tynesha Lewis to Injured.
Detroit Shock changed the status of Stacy Clinesmith to Injured
Detroit Shock changed the status of Jill Chapman to Active

August 8
Phoenix Mercury changed the status of Oksana Zakaluzhnaya to injured and changed the status of Susanna Bonfiglio to active
Portland Fire changed the status of Jenny Mowe to injured and changed the status of Carolyn Young to active

August 7
Washington Mystics changed the status of Maren Walseth to injured and changed the status of Tausha Mills to active

August 3
Detroit Shock changed the status of Jill Chapman to injured and changed the status of Edwina Brown to active

August 1
Cleveland Rockers changed the status of Lucienne Berthieu to active and changed the status of Deanna Jackson to injured
Phoenix Mercury changed the status of Susanna Bonfiglio to injured and changed the status of Tracy Reid to active

July 30
Washington Mystics terminated the contract of Katryna Gaither
Miami Sol changed the status of Claudia Neves to injured and activated Trisha Stafford-Odom
Houston Comets changed the status of Rebecca Lobo to injured and activated Tammy Jackson

July 29
Portland Fire changed the status of Carolyn Young to injured and activated Jenny Mowe

July 28
Phoenix Mercury changed the status of Tracy Reid to injured and activated Susanna Bonfiglio

July 26
Washington Mystics activated Chamique Holdsclaw and waived Katryna Gaither
Detroit Shock changed the status of Lenae Williams to active and changed the status of Edwina Brown to injured

July 23
Kate Starbird has been traded to the Seattle Storm roster
Semeka Randall has been traded to the Utah Starzz roster

July 22
Charlotte Sting activated Shalonda Enis and changed the status of Keisha Anderson to injured
Coquese Washington has been traded to the Indiana Fever roster
Rita Williams has been traded to the Houston Comets roster

July 20
Detroit Shock changed the status of Lenae Williams to injured and activated Kelly Santos

July 19
Charlotte Sting changed the status of Elena Shakirova to injured and activated Sheila Lambert

July 17
Seattle Storm changed the status of Jamie Redd to injured and changed the status of Takeisha Lewis to active
Washington Mystics added Katryna Gaither to their roster
Indiana Fever changed the status of Zuzana Klimesova to injured and changed the status of Alicia Thompson to active
Portland Fire changed the status of Jackie Stiles to active and Jenny Mowe to injured
Phoenix Mercury waived Quacy Barnes, added Oksana Zakaluzhnaya to their roster, and changed the status of Susanna Bonfiglio to injured

July 13
Sacramento Monarchs terminated the contract of Stacey Ford

July 11
Sacramento Monarchs changed the status of Yolanda Griffith to active and waived Stacey Ford
Cleveland Rockers changed the status of Jennifer Rizzotti to active and Lucienne Berthieu to injured

July 7
Wendy Palmer has been traded to the Orlando Miracle roster
Elaine Powell has been traded to the Detroit Shock roster
Miami Sol changed the status of Iziane Castro Marques to active and changed the status of Tricia Stafford-Odom to injured
Portland Fire changed the status of LaQuanda Barksdale to active and changed the status of Jenny Mowe to injured
Orlando Miracle changed the status of Davalyn Cunningham to active and changed the status of Taj McWilliams-Franklin to injured

July 2
Cleveland Rockers changed the status of Jennifer Rizzotti to injured and changed the status of Lucienne Berthieu to active
Washington Mystics changed the status of Audrey Suaret to suspended
New York Liberty waived Marina Ferragut

July 1
Phoenix Mercury changed the status of Quacy Barnes to injured and changed the status of Tracy Reid to active
Washington Mystics changed the status of Chamique Holdsclaw to injured and changed the status of Keisha Brown to active
Miami Sol waived Carolyn Moos
Detroit Shock terminated the contract of Begona Garcia

June 30
Indiana Fever changed the status of Monica Maxwell to active and changed the status of Alicia Thompson to injured

June 28
Seattle Storm changed the status of Takeisha Lewis to injured and changed the status of Adia Barnes to active
Portland Fire changed the status of Jackie Stiles to injured and changed the status of Carolyn Young to active
Detroit Shock added Stacy Clinesmith to their roster
New York Liberty changed the status of Marina Ferragut to injured and changed the status of Bernadette Ngoyisa to active

June 27
Minnesota Lynx terminated the contract of Val Whiting-Raymond
Detroit Shock waived Begona Garcia

June 24
Los Angeles Sparks terminated the contract of Katryna Gaither
Detroit Shock terminated the contract of Oksana Zakaluzhnaya
Houston Comets terminated the contract of Amaya Valdemoro

June 21
Los Angeles Sparks waived Katryna Gaither
Detroit Shock waived Oksana Zakaluzhnaya
Indiana Fever changed the status of Monica Maxwell to injured and changed the status of Nadine Malcolm to active
Minnesota Lynx changed the status of Michele Van Gorp to active and changed the status of Val Whiting-Raymond to injured
Utah Starzz changed the status of Danielle Crockrum to active and changed the status of LaNeishea Caufield to injured

June 20
Charlotte Sting terminated the contract of Shantia Owens
Houston Comets waived Amaya Valdemoro
Los Angeles Sparks waived Katryna Gaither

June 19
Phoenix Mercury changed the status of Kristen Veal to active
Washington Mystics changed the status of Tausha Mills to injured and changed the status of Maren Walseth to active

June 18
Miami Sol added Trisha Stafford-Odom to their roster and traded Marlies Askamp to the Los Angeles Sparks in exchange for a first round pick from the Los Angeles Sparks in the 2003 Draft
Seattle Storm changed the status of Michelle Marciniak to active and changed the status of Adia Barnes to injured

June 17
Charlotte Sting waived Shantia Owens
Elena Chakirova has been traded from the Houston Comets to the Charlotte Sting in exchange for Charlotte's third round draft pick in 2003
Houston Comets traded Amanda Lassiter to the Seattle Storm in exchange for Sonja Henning
Cleveland Rockers terminated the contract of Paige Sauer
Sacramento Monarchs terminated the contract of Monique Ambers
Sacramento Monarchs terminated the contract of Monique Ambers
Indiana Fever changed the status of Nadine Malcolm to injured and activated Monica Maxwell

June 16
Miami Sol changed the status of Iziane Castro Marques and Lindsey Yamasaki to injured and changed the status of Ruth Riley and Vanessa Nygaard to active
New York Liberty changed the status of Marina Ferragut to active and changed the status of Bernadette Ngoyisa to injured
Portland Fire changed the status of Amber Hall to active and changed the status of Jenny Mowe to injured

June 14
Cleveland Rockers waived Paige Sauer, changed the status of Lucienne Berthieu to injured, and changed the status of Rushia Brown and Ann Wauters to active
Washington Mystics changed the status of Tonya Washington to injured and changed the status of Kiesha Brown to active

June 13
Seattle Storm activated Takeisha Lewis and changed the status of Danielle McCulley to injured
The parties agreed to amend the Lennox-Moore trade so that Minnesota will send its own 2003 first round pick to Miami and Miami will send its own 2003 second round pick to Minnesota in addition to Tamara Moore being added to the Minnesota Lynx roster and Betty Lennox being added to the Miami Sol roster.

June 12
Sacramento Monarchs waived Monique Ambers and added Stacey Ford

June 11
Washington Mystics changed the status of Tausha Mills to active and Maren Walseth to injured
Tamara Moore has been traded from the Miami Sol to the Minnesota Lynx
Betty Lennox has been traded from the Minnesota Lynx to the Miami Sol
Utah Starzz have changed the status of Kate Starbird to active and Danielle Crockrom to injured

June 10
Phoenix Mercury waived Shea Mahoney and terminated the contract of Quacy Barnes
Portland Fire terminated the contract of Marla Brumfield

June 7
Los Angeles Sparks have added Katryna Gaither to their roster, Vicki Hall announced her retirement today
Phoenix Mercury changed the status of Maria Stepanova to injured and waived Quacy Barnes

June 6
Portland Fire activated Tully Bevilaqua and Jenny Mowe, placed Carolyn Young and Amber Hall on the injured list, and waived Marla Brumfield

June 5
Sacramento Monarchs have changed the status of Yolanda Griffiths to injured and have activated Monique Ambers

June 4
Miami Sol activated Carolyn Moos and Lindsey Yamasaki and changed the status of Ruth Riley and Vanessa Nygaard to injured
Utah Starzz changed the status of Kate Starbird to injured and LaTonya Johnson to active
Minnesota Lynx changed the status of Kristi Harrower to active and and Michelle VanGorp to injured
Detroit Shock changed the status of Dominique Canty to active and Oksana Zakaluzhnaya to injured

May 30
Cleveland Rockers waived Nyree Roberts and added Lucienne Berthieu

May 28
Seattle Storm waived Lucienne Berthieu and changed the status of Kamila Vodichkova to active and Michelle Marciniak to injured

May 26
Cleveland Rockers terminated the contract of Anastasia Kostaki
Los Angeles Sparks terminated the contract of Naomi Mulitauaopele
Washington Mystics terminated the contract of Markita Aldridge
Indiana Fever terminated the contract of Itoro Umoh-Coleman and Kelly Komara
Charlotte Sting terminated the contract of Rasheeda Clark, Edniesha Curry, Maylana Martin, and Tiffany Travis
Seattle Storm terminated the contract of Crystal Givens, and Alessandra Santos de Oliveria
Sacramento Monarchs terminated the contract of Stacey Ford, Dana Wynne and Maxann Reese
Miami Sol terminated the contract of Jerica Watson
Utah Starzz terminated the contract of Jacklyn Winfield
Orlando Miracle terminated the contract of Andrea Congreaves and Anna Zimerle
Detroit Shock terminated the contract of Stacy Clinesmith and Ericka Haney
Minnesota Lynx terminated the contract of Angelina Wolvert
Houston Comets terminated the contract of Anna DeForge, Cori Enghusen, and Tricia Stafford-Odom
Phoenix Mercury terminated the contract of Marianna Balleggi and Milli Martinez
Portland Fire terminated the contract of Katrina Colleton and Gergana Slavtcheva

May 24
Los Angeles Sparks changed the status of Rosalind Ross to injured
Washington Mystics waived Markita Aldridge and changed the status of Tausha Mills and Kiesha Brown to injured
Indiana Fever waived Itoro Umoh-Coleman and Kelly Komara and changed the status of Tawana McDonald and Monica Maxwell to injured
Cleveland Rockers changed the status of Rushia Brown and Helen Darling to injured
Charlotte Sting waived Rasheeda Clark, Edniesha Curry, Maylana Martin, and Tiffany Travis and changed the status of Shalonda Enis and Shiela Lambert to injured
Seattle Storm waived Crystal Givens, Alessandra Santos de Oliveria, changed the status of Jamie Redd and Lucienne Berthieu to injured and Kamila Vodichkova to suspended
Sacramento Monarchs waived Stacey Ford, Dana Wynne and Maxann Reese and changed the status of Edna Campbell to injured
Miami Sol waived Jerica Watson and changed the status of Lindsey Yamasaki and Carolyn Moos to injured
Utah Starzz waived Jacklyn Winfield and changed the status of LaTonya Johnson to injured
Orlando Miracle waived Andrea Congreaves and Anna Zimerle, and changed the status of Carla McGhee and Davalyn Cunningham to injured
Detroit Shock waived Stacy Clinesmith and Ericka Haney, and changed the status of Kelly Santos and Dominique Canty to injured
Minnesota Lynx waived Angelina Wolvert, changed the status of Kristi Harrower and Lindsey Meder to injured and changed the status of Sonja Tate to suspended
Houston Comets waived Anna DeForge, Cori Enghusen, and Tricia Stafford-Odom, changed the status of Tammy Jackson and Amaya Valdemoro to injured, changed the status of Elena Chakirova suspended, changed the status of Polina Tzechova, and Natalia Zasulskaya to priority assignment, and terminated the contract of Nekeshia Henderson
New York Liberty changed the status of Susan Moran and Marina Ferragut to injured
Phoenix Mercury waived Marianna Balleggi, changed the status of Kristen Veal and Quacy Barnes to injured and Maria Stepanova and Slobodanka Tuvic to suspended
Portland Fire waived Katrina Colleton and Gergana Slavtcheva, changed the status of Marla Brumfield and Jenny Mowe to injured, terminated the contract of Mandy Nightingale, and changed the status of Tully Bevilaqua to injured

May 23
Cleveland Rockers waived Anastasia Kostaki and terminated the contract of Katryna Gaither
Los Angeles Sparks waived Naomi Mulitauaopele
Portland Fire waived Mandy Nightingale
Phoenix Mercury added Quacy Barnes to their roster
New York Liberty terminated the contracts of Tracy Gahan and Mactabene Amachree
Utah Starzz terminated the contract of Cara Consuegra
Washington Mystics terminated the contract of Nevriye Yilmaz
Houston Comets terminated the contract of Larecha Jones

May 22
Orlando Miracle waived E.C. Hill and Saundra Jackson
Houston Comets waived Nekeshia Henderson and added Anna DeForge
Portland Fire waived Mandy Nightingale
Miami Sol traded Marla Brumfield and Katrina Colleton to the Portland Fire in exchange for Vanessa Nygaard
Portland Fire traded Vanessa Nygaard to the Miami Sol for Katrina Colleton and Marla Brumfield
Utah Starzz terminated the contract of Michaela Pavlickova

May 21
Houston Comets waived Larecha Jones
Cleveland Rockers waived Katryna Gaither
Seattle Storm waived Quacy Barnes
Washington Mystics waived Nevriye Yilmaz
New York Liberty waived Mactabene Amachree and Tracy Gahan
Utah Starzz waived Cara Consuegra
Cleveland Rockers terminated the contracts of Tatum Brown, Angie Welle, and Marche Strickland
Orlando Miracle terminated the contracts of Tawona Alhaleem and Tomeka Brown

May 20
Charlotte Sting waived Anna DeForge
Utah Starzz waived Michaela Pavlickova

May 19
Cleveland Rockers waived Tatum Brown, Angie Welle, and Marche Strickland
Miami Sol terminated the contract of Kisha Ford
Utah Starzz terminated the contract of Erica Routt
Los Angeles Sparks terminated the contracts of Wendi Willits and Rhonda L. Smith

May 18
Orlando Miracle waived Tawona Alhaleem and Tomeka Brown

May 17
Washington Mystics waived Tamara Stocks and Ronda Jo Miller and terminated the contract of Teresa Geter
Phoenix Mercury terminated the contract of Tootie Shaw and Gulsah Akkaya
Washington Mystics terminated the contracts of Tamara Stocks and Ronda Jo Miller

May 16
Utah Starzz waived Erica Routt
Miami Sol waived Kisha Ford
Los Angeles Sparks waived Wendi Willits and Rhonda L. Smith
Detroit Shock terminated the contracts of Mandi Carver and Jhudy Gonzalez
Sacramento Monarchs terminated the contracts of Cindy Blodgett and Beverly Williams
Seattle Storm terminated the contract of Charmin Smith

May 15
Seattle Storm terminated the contracts of Beth Record and Elizabeth Pickney
Cleveland Rockers terminated the contract of Enjoli Izidor
Washington Mystics waived Teresa Geter
Phoenix Mercury waived Tootie Shaw and Gulsah Akkaya
Los Angeles Sparks terminated the contracts of Nicole Levandusky, Kelley Siemon, Kim Williams, and Jackie Higgins
Miami Sol terminated the contract of Shaka Massey
Charlotte Sting terminated the contract of Angela Lackey
Orlando Miracle terminated the contract of Jaclyn Johnson

May 14
Seattle Storm waived Charmin Smith and added Kate Paye
Detroit Shock waived Mandy Carver and Jhudy Gonzalez
Sacramento Monarchs waived Beverly Williams and Cindy Blodgett

May 13
Los Angeles Sparks waived Kim Williams, Jackie Higgins, Nicole Levandusky and Kelley Siemon and added Vicki Hall, Shala Crawford and Naomi Mulitauaopele
Cleveland Rockers waived Enjoli Izidor
Seattle Storm waived Elizabeth Pickney and Beth Record

May 12
Minnesota Lynx waived Kate Paye
Orlando Miracle waived Jaclyn Johnson
Charlotte Sting waived Angela Lackey
Miami Sol waived Shaka Massey
Detroit Shock terminated the contract of Amy Wright

May 11
Minnesota Lynx added Angelina Wolvert to their roster

May 10
Sacramento Monarchs traded Stacy Clinesmith to Detroit for the 2003 4th round pick that Detroit acquired from Phoenix in the Claudia Maria das Neves trade

May 8
Houston Comets waived Niesa Johnson, Naomi Mobley and Tora Suber
Sacramento Monarchs terminated the contracts of Jermisha Dosty, Alayne Ingram, Elizabeth Pickney, Kristi Rose and Darla Simpson
Washington Mystics terminated the contracts of Kristeena Alexander and Penny Moore
Utah Starzz waived Edmarie Lumbsley
New York Liberty waived Shondra Johnson and terminated the contract of Heather Cassady
Miami Sol waived Erin McGinnis and Kacy Moffit
Cleveland Rockers waived Jameka Jones, Jannon Roland and Tere Williams
Phoenix Mercury added Milli Martinez to its roster
Los Angeles Sparks waived Tiffany Thompson
Detroit Shock waived Abby Garcheck-Jaramillo

May 7
Washington Mystics traded forward Cass Bauer-Bilodeau to the Sacramento Monarchs for the Monarchs' 2003 third round draft pick
New York Liberty waived Bethany Donaphin and Dee Dee Warley
Phoenix Mercury waived Amba Kongolo and Kenya Larkin
Detroit Shock waived Carol Smith and Nikki Thompkins
Minnesota Lynx waived Sharron Francis, Lauri McIntosh and ShaRae Mansfield
Portland Fire waived Leslie Johnson
Washington Mystics waived Valerie Muoneke

May 6
†Sacramento Monarchs waived Jermisha Dosty, Alayne Ingram, Elizabeth Pickney, Kristi Rose and Darla Simpson
†Washington Mystics waived Kristeena Alexander and Penny Moore
†New York Liberty waived Heather Cassady
†Orlando Miracle terminated the contract of Darene Thomas
†Utah Starzz terminated the contract of Sarah Hicks

May 5
†Phoenix Mercury traded guard Claudia Maria das Neves to the Miami Sol in exchange for a third round pick in the 2003 Draft
†Seattle Storm waived Katie Cronin and Carla Morrow
†Orlando Miracle waived Naomi Mulitauaopele, Alissa Murphy and Monika Roberts
†Portland Fire terminated the contracts of Monique Cardenas and Melody Johnson
†Miami Sol terminated the contracts of Martha Bodley, Jerkisha Dosty and Karyn Karlin and added Carolyn Moos to their roster
†Washington Mystics terminated the contracts of Carolyn Moos and LaNisha Cartwell
†Los Angeles Sparks terminated the contract of Rashana Barnes

May 4
†Utah Starzz waived Sarah Hicks
†Orlando Miracle waived Darene Thomas
†Indiana Fever terminated the contracts of Jillian Danker and LaKeisha Taylor
†Phoenix Mercury terminated the contracts of Tiffany Moss and Monet Sykes

May 3
†Detroit Shock traded guard Claudia Maria das Neves to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for a fourth round pick in the 2003 Draft
†Washington Mystics waived Carolyn Moos and LaNisha Cartwell, and added Rhonda Jo Miller and Valerie Muoneke to their roster
†Portland Fire waived Monique Cardenas and Melody Johnson
†Charlotte Sting terminated the contracts of Cheryl Moody, Shalon Pillow and Jessie Stomski
†Miami Sol waived Martha Bodley, Jerkisha Dosty and Karyn Karlin
†Los Angeles Sparks waived Rashana Barnes

May 2
†Indiana Fever waived Jillian Danker and LaKeisha Taylor
†Phoenix Mercury waived Tiffany Moss and Monet Sykes
†Charlotte Sting waived Jessie Stomski

May 1
†Cleveland Rockers terminated the contract of Janae Hubbard
†Charlotte Sting waived Amanda Levens, Cheryl Moody and Shalon Pillow

April 29
†Cleveland Rockers waived Janae Hubbard
†Detroit Shock terminated the contract of forward Rachael Sporn

April 26
†Detroit Shock waived forward Rachael Sporn
†Indiana Fever terminated the contracts of Vicki Hall and Marlena Williams
†Miami Sol terminated the contract of center Levys Torres

April 24
†Indiana Fever waived Vicki Hall and Marlena Williams

April 23
New York Liberty traded guard Grace Daley to the Houston Comets in exchange for guard Shondra Johnson and a second round pick in the 2003 Draft
Miami Sol waived center Levys Torres

April 22
New York Liberty traded guard Andrea Nagy to the Sacramento Monarchs in exchange for a second round pick in the 2003 Draft
Seattle Storm terminated the contract of forward Stacey Lovelace

April 19
Portland Fire traded No. 5 pick Nikki Teasley and guard Sophia Witherspoon to the Los Angeles Sparks for guard Ukari Figgs and 30th pick Gergana Slavtcheva
Charlotte Sting traded No. 9 pick Shaunzinski Gortman to the Minnesota Lynx for forwards Erin Buescher and Maylana Martin

April 18
New York Liberty acquired guard Korie Hlede from the Utah Starzz in exchange for a first round pick (14th overall) in the 2002 Draft
Orlando Miracle acquired center Clarisse Machanguana from the Charlotte Sting in exchange for a first round pick (seventh overall) in the 2002 Draft

April 17
Seattle Storm guard Michelle Edwards announced her retirement
Seattle Storm waived forward Stacey Lovelace

April 3
Houston Comets acquired forward Rebecca Lobo from the New York Liberty in exchange for a second round pick (26th overall) in the 2002 Draft

April 2
Seattle Storm forward Katy Steding announced her retirement

March 4
Phoenix Mercury traded its first round pick (eighth overall) in the 2002 WNBA Draft to the Cleveland Rockers in exchange for Pollyanna Johns Kimbrough and a first round pick (15th overall). The Mercury then traded Johns Kimbrough and the 15th pick to the Miami Sol, in exchange for Tracy Reid and a first round pick (13th overall). Indiana received Miami's 13th pick and Bridget Pettis in exchange for Gordana Grubin to complete the trade.

Indiana Fever acquired the Miami Sol's first round draft pick (13th overall) and guard Bridget Pettis from the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for guard Gordana Grubin
Miami Sol acquired Pollyanna Johns Kimbrough from the Cleveland Rockers via the Phoenix Mercury and sent Tracy Reid to Phoenix. In addition, the Sol traded its first round pick (13th overall) in the 2002 WNBA Draft to Phoenix and received the 15th overall pick.
Cleveland Rockers traded Pollyanna Johns Kimbrough and the 15th pick in the 2002 WNBA Draft to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for the eighth pick in the 2002 Draft

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