2003 WNBA Transactions

September 23
Connecticut Sun center Rebecca Lobo announced her retirement.

August 26
Teams set playoff rosters.

August 25
Detroit Shock changed the status of Cheryl Ford to injured and changed the status of Petra Ujhelyi to active.

August 23
Indiana Fever changed the status of Stephanie White to injured and changed the status of Leigh Aziz to active.

August 20
Washington Mystics changed the status of Zuzana Zirkova to suspended and changed the status of Nakia Sanford to active.

August 18
Phoenix Mercury changed the status of Gergana Slavetcheva to injured and changed the status of Kayte Christensen to active.

August 14
Los Angeles Sparks changed the status of Chandra Johnson to injured and changed the status of DeLisha Milton to active.
Seattle Storm changed the status of Kamila Vodichkova to injured and changed the status of Danielle McCulley to active.

August 13
Indiana Fever changed the status of Leigh Aziz to injured and changed the status of Stephanie White to active.
Los Angeles Sparks changed the status of Lisa Leslie to active.

August 7
Indiana Fever changed the status of Stephanie White to injured and changed the status of Niele Ivey to active.
Los Angeles Sparks terminated the contract of Jenny Mowe and signed Lynn Pride.

August 6
Charlotte Sting changed the status of Erin Buescher to injured and changed the status of Shalonda Enis to active.
New York Liberty changed the status of Becky Hammon to injured and signed Bethany Donaphin.
Phoenix Mercury changed the status of Kayte Christensen and Iziane Castro Marques to injured and changed the status of Sonja Mallory and Gergana Slavetcheva to active.

August 5
Los Angeles Sparks changed the status of DeLisha Milton to injured and signed Jenny Mowe.

July 31
Detroit Shock traded Tamara Moore to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for Stacey Thomas.
Phoenix Mercury traded Stacey Thomas to the Detroit Shock in exchange for Tamara Moore.

July 28
Charlotte Sting changed the status of Shalonda Enis to injured and changed the status of Erin Buescher to active.
Seattle Storm signed Tonya Massaline (maiden name - Tonya Washington).

July 27
Detroit Shock changed the status of Petra Ujhelyi to injured and changed the status of Astou Ndiaye-Diatta to active.

July 26
Los Angeles Sparks signed Vanessa Nygaard.

July 23
Seattle Storm changed the status of Danielle McCulley to injured and changed the status of Alisa Burras to active.

July 20
Charlotte Sting changed the status of Erin Buescher to injured and changed the status of Tynesha Lewis to active.

July 17
Indiana Fever changed the status of Niele Ivey to injured and changed the status of Leigh Aziz to active.

July 16
Washington Mystics changed the status of Nakia Sanford to injured and changed the status of Zuzana Zirkova to active.

July 15
Los Angeles Sparks changed the status of Lisa Leslie to injured.
Phoenix Mercury waived Nevriye Yilmaz, changed the status of Sonja Mallory to injured and changed the status of Slobodanka Tuvic to active. Phoenix also signed Gergana Slavetcheva and changed her status to injured.

July 14
Seattle Storm signed Mactabene Amachree.

July 8
Seattle Storm changed the status of Adia Barnes to injured.

July 6
Minnesota Lynx waived Lynn Pride and changed the status of Jordan Adams to active.
Washington Mystics waived Tonya Washington and changed the status of Helen Luz to active.

July 5
Charlotte Sting changed the status of Tynesha Lewis to injured and changed the status of Charlotte Smith-Taylor to active.
Seattle Storm changed the status of Alisa Burras to injured and changed the status of Danielle McCulley to active.

July 2
Phoenix Mercury waived Charmin Smith, changed the status of Michaela Pavlickova to suspended, changed the status of Slobodanka Tuvic to injured and signed Edniesha Curry and Sonja Mallory.

June 29
Indiana Fever changed the status of Leigh Aziz to injured and changed the status of Coquese Washington to active.

June 28
Phoenix Mercury changed the status of Michaela Pavlickova to injured and changed the status of Slobodanka Tuvic to active.

June 23
Houston Comets waived Itoro Umoh-Coleman.

June 20
Connecticut Sun changed the status of Katie Douglas to active.

June 19
Charlotte Sting changed the status of Charlotte Smith-Taylor to injured and changed the status of Tynesha Lewis to active.

June 18
Washington Mystics changed the status of Helen Luz to injured and changed the status of Chamique Holdsclaw to active.

June 17
Phoenix Mercury changed the status of Nevriye Yilmaz to injured and changed the status of Charmin Smith to active.

June 10
Los Angeles Sparks waived Latasha Byears and changed the status of Sophia Witherspoon to active.

June 9
Charlotte Sting changed the status of Tynesha Lewis to injured and changed the status of Marla Brumfield to active.
Phoenix Mercury waived Grace Daley.
Washington Mystics waived Tamara Bowie and signed Jocelyn Penn.

June 6
Washington Mystics changed the status of Zuzana Zirkova to injured and changed the status of Tamara Bowie to active.

June 5
Houston Comets changed the status of Cynthia Cooper to injured and signed Itoro Umoh-Coleman.

June 4
Connecticut Sun changed the status of Katie Douglas to injured.
Washington Mystics changed the status of Chamique Holdsclaw to injured and changed the status of Kiesha Brown to active.

June 3
Phoenix Mercury waived Dalma Ivanyi, changed the status of Grace Daley to active, changed the status of Felicia Ragland to injured (sore lower back) and signed Michaela Pavlickova.

June 2
Charlotte Sting changed the status of Marla Brumfield to injured and signed Tynesha Lewis.
Indiana Fever waived Zuzana Klimesova and signed Sonja Henning.

June 1
Minnesota Lynx changed the status of Jordan Adams to injured and changed the status of Georgia Schweitzer to active.

May 27
Phoenix Mercury waived Tracy Reid and signed Stacey Thomas.

May 26
Washington Mystics waived Sonja Henning and changed the status of Zuzana Zirkova to active.

May 25
Phoenix Mercury signed Felecia Ragland.

May 24
Phoenix Mercury waived Gergana Slavetcheva.

May 23
Detroit Shock waived Stacy Clinesmith and signed Sheila Lambert.

May 21
Charlotte Sting waived Sheila Lambert, Nadine Malcolm, Jocelyn Penn and Charmin Smith.
Cleveland Rockers waived Crystal Givens and Brandi McCain and changed the status of Jennifer Butler to injured. Cleveland also traded Shaquala Williams to Los Angeles for the Sparks' third-round selection in the 2004 WNBA Draft.
Connecticut Sun waived Rasheeda Clark and Lindsey Wilson and announced the retirement of Carla McGhee.
Detroit Shock waived Kelly Santos and Kathy Wambe and changed the status of Allison Curtin and Astou Ndiaye-Diatta to injured.
Houston Comets traded Rita Williams to Seattle in exchange for the Storm's third-round selection in the 2004 WNBA Draft. Houston also waived Tynesha Lewis, Lori Nero and Itoro Umoh-Coleman.
2003 PLAYER MOVEMENT HIGHLIGHTS
She's Back:
Cynthia Cooper
Signs with Houston

New Spark:
Gillom Signs
with Los Angeles

Natalie Williams
to Indiana in
All-Star Trade

Dispersal Draft:
Shock Select
Ruth Riley

Indiana Fever waived Monica Maxwell and Alicia Thompson and changed the status of Coquese Washington to injured.
Los Angeles Sparks waived Mary Jo Noon. Los Angeles also traded the team's third-round selection in the 2004 WNBA Draft to the Cleveland Rockers in exchange for Shaquala Williams.
Minnesota Lynx changed the status of Georgia Schweitzer to injured.
New York Liberty waived Camille Cooper, Molly Creamer, Bethany Donaphin, Sonja Mallory, Susan Moran and Maren Walseth.
Phoenix Mercury waived Susanna Bonfiglio, Edniesha Curry, Jaynetta Saunders and Lenae Williams and changed the status of Grace Daley and of Iziane Castro Marques to injured. Phoenix Mercury changed the status of Slobodanka Tuvic and Oksana Zakaluzhnaya to suspended. Phoenix also signed Dalma Ivanyi.
San Antonio Silver Stars waived Danielle Crockrom.
Sacramento Monarchs waived Andrea Nagy and announced the retirement of Cass Bauer-Bilodeau.
Seattle Storm traded the team's third-round selection in the 2004 WNBA Draft to the Houston Comets in exchange for Rita Williams. Seattle also changed the status of Danielle McCulley to injured.
Washington Mystics waived Jenny Mowe and Bernadette Ngoyisa and changed the status of Tamara Bowie and Kiesha Brown to injured.

May 20
Detroit Shock waived Syreeta Bromfield and Niesa Johnson.
Los Angeles Sparks waived Schuye LaRue.
Minnesota Lynx waived Sonia Chase and Gwen Slaughter.
Sacramento Monarchs waived Kara Wolters.
Seattle Storm waived Chrissy Floyd, Kate Starbird and Stacey Thomas.

May 19
Charlotte Sting traded Pollyanna Johns Kimbrough to the Cleveland Rockers in exchange for Rushia Brown. Charlotte waived Vanessa Nygaard and Tamara Stocks.
Cleveland Rockers traded Rushia Brown to the Charlotte Sting in exchange for Pollyanna Johns Kimbrough.
Detroit Shock traded the team's third-round selection in the 2004 WNBA Draft to the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for Tamara Moore. Detroit waived Cori Enghusen.
Minnesota Lynx traded Tamara Moore to Detroit in exchange for the Shock's third-round selection in the 2004 WNBA Draft.
Sacramento Monarchs waived Tiffany Travis.
Seattle Storm waived Kate Paye.
Washington Mystics signed Bernadette Ngoyisa.

May 18
Cleveland Rockers waived Angie Ball and Renneika Razor.
San Antonio Silver Stars waived Elisa Aguilar, LaNeishea Caufiled, Andrea Gardner-Combs and Ke-Ke Tardy.

May 16
Cleveland Rockers waived Michelle Greco.
Houston Comets waived Oksana Rakhmatulina.
Sacramento Monarchs waived Christen Roper.

May 15
Indiana Fever signed Felicia Ragland .
Minnesota Lynx waived Carolyn Moos.
New York Liberty waived Bernadette Ngoyisa.

May 14
Indiana Fever waived Detrina White.

May 13
Detroit Shock waived Rhonda Price and Telisha Quarles.
Phoenix Mercury changed the status of Kristen Veal to suspended.
San Antonio Silver Stars signed Tausha Mills.

May 12
Cleveland Rockers waived Taru Tuukkanen.
Minnesota Lynx waived Carla Bennett and Lindsey Meder.
Washington Mystics waived Kristeena Alexander and Trish Juhline.

May 11
Charlotte Sting waived Keisha Anderson and Dana Cherry.
San Antonio Silver Stars waived Allison Trapp.

May 10
Connecticut Sun waived Brianne Stepherson.
Detroit Shock waived Korie Hlede.
New York Liberty waived Andrea Garner.

May 9
Phoenix Mercury signed Anna DeForge.
Seattle Storm waived Felicia Ragland and Jamie Redd.
Washington Mystics waived Sharron Francis.

May 8
Charlotte Sting signed Nadine Malcolm as a free agent.
Detroit Shock waived Katharine Hanks and signed Kathy Wambe.
Houston Comets waived Maxann Reese and signed Kelley Gibson as a free agent.
San Antonio Silver Stars waived Brooke Armistead.
Seattle Storm waived Takeisha Lewis.

May 7
Connecticut Sun waived Natalie Powers.
Minnesota Lynx waived LaTonya Sims and Sonja Tate.
New York Liberty waived Nicole Kaczmarski.

May 6
Indiana Fever waived Kelley Gibson.
Los Angeles Sparks waived Rita Adams and Sonja Brown.
Washington Mystics waived Tatum Brown, Teresa Geter, Reeta Piipari and Felecity Willis.

May 5
Indiana Fever waived Nadine Malcolm and Ashley McElhiney and signed Kelley Gibson as a free agent.
Los Angeles Sparks waived Naomi Mobley and Rosalind Ross.
New York Liberty signed Lindsey Yamasaki.
Phoenix Mercury waived Elizabeth Pickney and Jerica Watson.
Washington Mystics signed Sonja Henning.

May 4
Houston Comets waived Constance Jinks.

May 1
Connecticut Sun waived Davalyn Cunningham.
Detroit Shock signed Korie Hlede as an unrestricted free agent.
Indiana Fever traded Sylvia Crawley and Gwen Jackson to the San Antonio Silver Stars in exchange for Coretta Brown and Natalie Williams.
Los Angeles Sparks signed Jennifer Gillom as an unrestricted free agent.
San Antonio Silver Stars traded Coretta Brown and Natalie Williams to the Indiana Fever in exchange for Sylvia Crawley and Gwen Jackson.

April 30
Indiana Fever waived Jackie Moore.

April 29
Detroit Shock traded the draft rights to Kara Lawson to the Sacramento Monarchs in exchange for Keda Holland-Corn and a 2004 second round draft pick.
Indiana Fever waived Tawana McDonald.
New York Liberty forward Sue Wicks announced her retirement.
Sacramento Monarchs traded Kedra Holland-Corn and a 2004 second round draft pick to the Detroit Shock in exchange for the draft rights to Kara Lawson.

April 28
Detroit Shock traded Dominique Canty to the Houston Comets in exchange for the draft rights to Allison Curtin. The Shock also traded Edwina Brown and Lenae Williams to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for the draft rights to Petra Ujhelyi and Telisha Quarles. Also today, the Detroit Shock waived Jill Chapman-Daily.
Houston Comets traded the draft rights to Allison Curtin to the Detroit Shock in exchange for Dominique Canty.
Phoenix Mercury traded the draft rights to Petra Ujhelyi and Telisha Quarles to the Detroit Shock in exchange for Edwina Brown and Lenae Williams.

April 25
2003 WNBA Draft

April 24
2003 WNBA Dispersal Draft

March 12
Detroit Shock waived Carla Boyd.

February 14
Houston Comets traded Rebecca Lobo to the Connecticut Sun in exchange for its second round pick in the 2003 WNBA Draft.
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