2008 WNBA Transactions

December 17
The Los Angeles Sparks have traded the exclusive negotiating rights to Chamique Holdsclaw to the Atlanta Dream in exchange for the 13th pick in the 2009 draft.

December 8
In the Houston Comets Dispersal Draft:

  • The Atlanta Dream selected Sancho Lyttle.
  • The Washington Mystics selected Matee Ajavon.
  • The Chicago Sky selected Mistie Williams.
  • The Minnesota Lynx selected Roneeka Hodges.
  • The Phoenix Mercury selected Sequoia Holmes.
  • The Indiana Fever selected Erica White.
  • The Sacramento Monarchs selected Renae Camino.

September 14
The Chicago Sky signed Dominique Canty to a one-year extension.
The Washington Mystics signed Coco Miller to a two-year extension.

September 12
The Seattle Storm signed Kristen O'Neil.
The Atlanta Dream signed Iziane Castro Marques to a three-year extension.

September 11
The Seattle Storm signed Kimberly Beck.
The San Antonio Silver Stars signed Adrianne Ross and Brittany Wilkins after Valeriya Berezhynska's seven-day contract expired.
The Chicago Sky signed Leah Rush and extended the contract of Brooke Wyckoff to include the 2009 season.

September 4
The San Antonio Silver Stars signed Valeriya Berezhynska to another seven-day contract.
The Chicago Sky signed Leah Rush to another seven-day contract.
The Indiana Fever signed Doneeka Hodges-Lewis.
The Detroit Shock signed Ashley Shields.

September 3
The San Antonio Silver Stars signed Adrianne Ross to a seven-day contract.

September 2
The Seattle Storm signed Kristen O'Neill to another seven-day contract.

August 27
The Los Angeles Sparks signed Margo Dydek.
The Connecticut Sun signed Svetlana Abrosimova and waived Jolene Anderson.

August 26
The Connecticut Sun changed the status of Erin Phillips to active.

August 19
The Detroit Shock signed Ashley Shields to a seven-day contract.

August 15
The Atlanta Dream signed Nikki Teasley.

August 14
The Indiana Fever signed Doneeka Lewis to a seven-day contract.
The Chicago Sky waived Brooke Queenan and re-signed Leah Rush to a seven-day contract.

August 12
The Detroit Shock traded Tasha Humphrey, Eshaya Murphy and a second-round pick in the 2009 WNBA Draft to the Washington Mystics for Taj McWilliams-Franklin.
The Washington Mystics waived Kendra Wecker.

August 8
The Detroit Shock waived Stacey Lovelace.

August 7
The Phoenix Mercury signed Olympia Scott.

August 4
The San Antonio Silver Stars signed Valeriya Berezhynska to a seven-day contract.

July 29
The Los Angeles Sparks waived Amber Jacobs.

July 26
The Detroit Shock signed Kelly Schumacher.

July 25
The Detroit Shock waived Nancy Lieberman.

July 24
The Detroit Shock signed Nancy Lieberman to a seven-day contract.

July 22
The Chicago Sky signed Brooke Queenan to another seven-day contract.
The Seattle Storm signed Kristen O'Neill to another seven-day contract.

July 21
The Sacramento Monarchs re-signed DeMya Walker.

July 16
The Houston Comets signed Roneeka Hodges for the remainder of the season.

July 15
The Chicago Sky signed Brooke Queenan to another seven-day contract while Leah Rush's seven-day contract has expired.
The Seattle Storm signed Kristen O'Neill to another seven-day contract.

July 11
The Detroit Shock signed Stacey Lovelace.

July 8
The Atlanta Dream waived Stacey Lovelace.
The Chicago Sky signed Leah Rush to a seven-day contract.

July 7
The Los Angeles Sparks signed Amber Jacobs.

July 5
The Houston Comets signed Roneeka Hodges to a seven-day contract.

July 4
The Indiana Fever traded Alison Bales to the Atlanta Dream for Kristen Mann.

July 1
The Chicago Sky signed Brooke Queenan to a seven-day contract.
The Seattle Storm signed Kristen O'Neill to a seven-day contract.

June 28
The Chicago Sky waived Brooke Queenan.
The Seattle Storm waived Kimberly Beck.
The Sacramento Monarchs waived La’Tangela Atkinson.

June 27
The Houston Comets waived Ashley Shields.
The Connecticut Sun waived Kamesha Hairston.
The Detroit Shock waived Chrissy Givens.
The Los Angeles Sparks waived Kamela Gissendanner.

June 26
The Minnesota Lynx waived Sharnee' Zoll.

June 25
The Houston Comets re-signed Latasha Byears.

June 23
The Atlanta Dream signed free agent Kasha Terry.
The Washington Mystics waived Amber Jacobs and signed free agent Kendra Wecker.

June 22
The Seattle Storm waived Florina Pascalau and obtained Camille Little from the Atlanta Dream for a second-round pick in the 2009 draft.
The Detroit Shock traded LaToya Thomas to the Minnesota Lynx for Eshaya Murphy.

June 18
The Detroit Shock waived Wanisha Smith and signed Chrissy Givens.

June 15
The Houston Comets waived Marcedes Walker.
The Phoenix Mercury waived Willnett Crockett.

June 5
The Chicago Sky signed Tye'sha Fluker.

June 4
The Washington Mystics changed the status of Crystal Smith to active.

June 1
The Seattle Storm changed the status of Kelly Santos to suspended.

May 28
The Atlanta Dream waived Chantelle Anderson.

May 25
The Detroit Shock waived Chrissy Givens.
The Washington Mystics changed the status of Crystal Smith to suspended.

May 23
The San Antonio Silver Stars announced that Edwige Lawson-Wade has reported to the team and that Adrianne Ross' replacement contract has been terminated.

May 22
The Indiana Fever waived Kasha Terry and signed Sherrill Baker.

May 21
The San Antonio Silver Stars announced that Ann Wauters has reported to the team and that Ambrosia Anderson's replacement contract has been terminated.
The Washington Mystics waived Lindsay Taylor and signed Crystal Smith.

May 20
The Chicago Sky waived Kayte Christensen.

May 19
The Indiana Fever waived Laine Selwyn.

May 18
The Minnesota Lynx signed Sharnee' Zoll and waived Crystal Smith.
The Sacramento Monarchs signed Crystal Kelly and waived Izabela Piekarska.

May 17
The San Antonio Silver Stars re-signed Ambrosia Anderson and Adrianne Ross.

May 16
The Houston Comets waived Latasha Byears.
The Los Angeles Sparks waived Sherill Baker, Tye'sha Fluker and Sharnee' Zoll.
The Sacramento Monarchs waived Valeriya Berezhynska and Linda Frohlich.
The Phoenix Mercury waived Teana Miller.
The New York Liberty waived Martina Weber.
The Connecticut Sun changed the status of Sandrine Gruda to suspended.
The Atlanta Dream waived Carla Thomas and changed the status of Yelena Leuchanka and Chantelle Anderson to suspended.
The Chicago Sky changed the status of Liz Moeggenberg to suspended.

May 15
The Minnesota Lynx waived Tiffany Stansbury and Alvine Mendeng.
The San Antonio Silver Stars waived Ambrosia Anderson, Alex Anderson, Joyce Ekworomadu, Adrianne Ross, Khara Smith and Brittany Wilkins.
The Houston Comets waived Crystal Kelly.
The Phoenix Mercury waived Amy Lewis and Dominique Carter.
The Connecticut Sun waived Cori Chambers.
The New York Liberty waived LaToya Davis.
The Sacramento Monarchs waived DeMya Walker.
The Detroit Shock waived Michelle Campbell and Wanisha Smith.
The Seattle Storm waived Kristen O’Neill.
The Indiana Fever waived Kristen Newlin and Angelina Williams.
The Chicago Sky waived Erin Grant and Stephanie Raymond.

May 14
The Seattle Storm waived Roneeka Hodges and signed Florina Pascalau to a training camp contract.
The Phoenix Mercury waived LaQuita Owens.
The Atlanta Dream waived Danielle Hood, Jill Ingram and Jessica Dickson.
The New York Liberty waived Lindsay Bowen and Tiffani Johnson.
The Chicago Sky traded center Bernadette Ngoyisa to the Indiana Fever for guard K.B. Sharp.

May 13
The Seattle Storm waived Daphanie Kennedy.
The Los Angeles Sparks waived Liron Cohen.
The San Antonio Silver Stars waived Kendra Wecker.
The Indiana Fever waived Jennifer Humphrey and Constance Jinks.
The Minnesota Lynx waived Tamara Bowie.

May 12
The Phoenix Mercury signed Allie Quigley to a training camp contract.
The Washington Mystics waived Tamara James, Chandi Jones and Lindsey Pluimer.
The Minnesota Lynx waived Brittney Vaughn.
The Sacramento Monarchs waived Dionne Marsh and signed Valeriya Berezhynska to a training camp contract.

May 10
The Indiana Fever signed Kristen Newlin to a training camp contract.

May 9
The New York Liberty waived Megan Darrah and Shay Doron.
The Chicago Sky waived Amanda Jackson and Carrie Moore.

May 8
The Seattle Storm waived Natalie Doma and Allie Quigley.
The Detroit Shock signed Wanisha Smith to a training camp contract.
The Minnesota Lynx waived Chloe Kerr.
The Los Angeles Sparks waived Lady Comfort and Olympia Scott.
The Indiana Fever waived Cherelle George and Erin Lawless.

May 7
The Detroit Shock signed free agent Sheri Sam.
The Connecticut Sun waived Jessica Foley, Tracy Gahan and Christina Quaye.
The New York Liberty acquired Leilani Mitchell from the Phoenix Mercury for New York’s third round pick in the 2009 WNBA Draft.

May 6
The Washington Mystics waived Sarah-Jo Lawrence, Jillian Robbins and Rashida Suber.
The Phoenix Mercury waived Kristen Newlin and Marscilla Packer.
The Connecticut Sun waived Meredith Alexis and Natalie Berglin.
The Los Angeles Sparks waived Vaida Sipaviciute.

May 5
The Atlanta Dream waived Tasha Butts.
The Detroit Shock waived Valeriya Berezhynska, Natasha Lacy and Tyresa Smith.
The New York Liberty waived Wanisha Smith.
The Phoenix Mercury waived Jaysie Chambers.

May 4
The Atlanta Dream waived Dalila Eshe and Brittany Jackson.
The Chicago Sky waived Claire Coggins, Nina Stone and Angela Tisdale.

May 2
The Seattle Storm waived Dee Davis and Leah Rush.
The San Antonio Silver Stars waived Katja Bavendam and Nikita Bell.
The Minnesota Lynx claimed Crystal Smith off waivers, re-signed Tiffany Stansbury and waived Ashley Awkward, Marita Payne, Megan Vogel and Caroline Williams.
The New York Liberty waived Kia Wright.

May 1
The New York Liberty waived Alberta Auguste.
The Sacramento Monarchs waived Janie Mitchell.

April 30
The Los Angeles Sparks waived Brisa Silva and Tiina Sten.
The Indiana Fever waived Michelle Woods.
The Washington Mystics waived Gillian Goring.
The Phoenix Mercury waived Teiosha George and Ke-Ke Tardy.

April 29
The Indiana Fever signed Laine Selwyn to a training camp contract.
The Sacramento Monarchs waived Amy Sanders.
The Minnesota Lynx waived Monique Martin.
The Houston Comets waived Erin Grant, Megan Mahoney, Erin Myrick and Crystal Smith.

April 28
The San Antonio Silver Stars waived Hollie Merideth and signed Edwige Lawson-Wade.
The Connecticut Sun waived Crystal Erwin, Laura Hall and Jessica Richter.
The Washington Mystics waived Meg Bulger, Danielle Hutcheson, Michelle Stueve and Rita Williams.

April 26
The Seattle Storm waived Brandi Hoskins.
The Detroit Shock waived Chakhia Cole, Fantasia Goodwin and Samantha Mahoney.
The Washington Mystics waived Kalika France.

April 25
The New York Liberty waived Jennifer Benningfield.

April 24
The Los Angeles Sparks waived DeTrina White.
The Houston Comets waived Debbie Remmerde.

April 23
The Connecticut Sun waived Antoinette Upshaw.
The Indiana Fever signed Cherelle George and Constance Jinks to training camp contracts.
The Los Angeles Sparks waived Layla Schwarz.

April 22
The Los Angeles Sparks traded Taj McWilliams-Franklin and a first-round pick in the 2009 WNBA Draft to the Washington Mystics for DeLisha Milton-Jones.
The Chicago Sky re-signed free agent Chasity Melvin.
The Washington Mystics waived Tierre Wilson and signed Rashida Suber to a training camp contract.
The Indiana Fever waived Stephanie Higgs.

April 21
The Los Angeles Sparks signed Tiina Sten to a training camp contract.
The Minnesota Lynx signed Alvine Mendeng and Brittany Vaughn to training camp contracts.
The Washington Mystics signed Sarah-Jo Lawrence and Rita Williams to training camp contracts.

April 19
The Houston Comets waived Tamara Ransburg.

April 18
The Seattle Storm re-signed free agent Ashley Robinson.
The Minnesota Lynx re-signed free agent Vanessa Hayden-Johnson.
The Sacramento Monarchs signed Amy Sanders to a training camp contract.
The Detroit Shock waived Nina Norman.
The Chicago Sky signed Brooke Queenan to a training camp contract.

April 17
The Seattle Storm signed Natalie Doma and Daphanie Kennedy to training camp contracts.
The Los Angeles Sparks signed Vaida Sipaviciute to a training camp contract.
The Detroit Shock signed Samantha Mahoney to a training camp contract.
The Washington Mystics signed Meg Bulger, Kalika France, Andrea Gardner, Chandi Jones, Lindsay Taylor, Michelle Stueve and Tierre Wilson to training camp contracts.

April 16
The Detroit Shock signed Chakhia Cole to a training camp contract.
The Sacramento Monarchs signed Janie Mitchell to a training camp contract.
The Houston Comets signed Sequoia Holmes to a training camp contract.
The Minnesota Lynx re-signed Navonda Moore and signed Marita Payne to a training camp contract.
The Chicago Sky signed Nina Stone and Amanda Jackson to training camp contracts.
The New York Liberty signed Kia Wright and Megan Darrah to training camp contracts.

April 15
The San Antonio Silver Stars signed Katja Bavendam, Joyce Ekworomadu and Adrianne Ross to training camp contracts.
The Los Angeles Sparks signed Lady Comfort to a training camp contract.
The Houston Comets waived Anastasia Kostaki.
The Sacramento Monarchs signed Dionne Marsh to a training camp contract.

April 14
The Seattle Storm re-signed free agent Janell Burse.
The Houston Comets signed Tamara Ransburg and Marcedes Walker to training camp contracts.

April 10
The Houston Comets signed Debbie Remmerde to a training camp contract.
The San Antonio Silver Stars signed Nikita Bell to a training camp contract.
The Seattle Storm signed Brandie Hoskins to a rookie scale contract and signed Kelly Santos to a training camp contract.

April 9
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The Atlanta Dream then signed and traded Ann Wauters, the draft rights to Morenike Atunrase and its 2009 second-round draft pick to the San Antonio Silver Stars for Camille Little, the draft rights to Chioma Nnamaka and San Antonio's 2009 first-round draft pick.

April 8
The Seattle Storm signed free agent Yolanda Griffith.

April 5
The Chicago Sky announced the retirement of Stacey Dales.

April 4
The Chicago Sky signed Carrie Moore to a training camp contract.

April 3
The Phoenix Mercury re-signed free agents Jen Derevjanik and Teana McKiver.

April 2
The Los Angeles Sparks signed Olympia Scott to a training camp contract.
The San Antonio Silver Stars signed Brittany Wilkins, Ambrosia Anderson, Hollie Merideth and Khara Smith to training camp contracts.
The Seattle Storm signed free agent Doneeka Lewis and signed Dee Davis, Leah Rush and Kristen O’Neill to training camp contracts.
The New York Liberty signed Tiffani Johnson, Jenni Benningfield and LaToya Davis to training camp contracts.

March 31
The Houston Comets re-signed free agent Tina Thompson.
The Sacramento Monarchs re-signed free agent DeMya Walker.
The Indiana Fever signed Jennifer Humphrey to a training camp contract.
The Detroit Shock signed Elaine Powell to a training camp contract.

March 28
The Houston Comets re-signed free agent Michelle Snow.
The Minnesota Lynx signed Chloe Kerr.

March 27
The Minnesota Lynx signed free agent Tamara Bowie.
The Atlanta Dream signed free agent Stacey Lovelace.

March 26
The Washington Mystics signed Danielle Hutcheson and Jillian Robbins to training camp contracts.

March 25
The Indiana Fever re-signed free agent K.B. Sharp.

March 24
The Minnesota Lynx signed Megan Vogel and Monique Martin to training camp contracts.
The Atlanta Dream signed Brittany Jackson to a training camp contract.
The Washington Mystics waived Nikki Teasley.

March 20
The Phoenix Mercury re-signed free agent Diana Taurasi.
The Connecticut Sun signed Tracy Gahan to a training camp contract.
The Indiana Fever signed free agent Allison Feaster.

March 19
The Phoenix Mercury signed Yuko Oga to a training camp contract.

March 18
The New York Liberty signed Loree Moore to a three-year contract extension.

March 17
The Phoenix Mercury signed Brooke Smith and Wilnett Crockett to training camp contracts.
The Washington Mystics signed free agent Amber Jacobs.

March 14
The Phoenix Mercury signed free agent Barbara Farris.
The Minnesota Lynx signed Ashley Awkward to a training camp contract.
The Seattle Storm re-signed free agent Sue Bird.
The Connecticut Sun traded Kristen Rasmussen to the Minnesota Lynx for Tamika Raymond and the right to swap second-round picks in the 2009 draft.

March 13
The Indiana Fever signed Michelle Woods to a training camp contract.

March 12
The New York Liberty signed Janel McCarville to a three-year contract extension.

March 11
The Phoenix Mercury re-signed free agent Tangela Smith.
The San Antonio Silver Stars re-signed free agent Ruth Riley and signed Becky Hammon to a contract extension through the 2011 season.
The New York Liberty signed free agent Megan Duffy to a training camp contract.

March 10
The Phoenix Mercury signed free agent Le'Coe Willingham.
The Detroit Shock re-signed free agents Cheryl Ford, Deanna Nolan and Katie Smith.

March 7
The Houston Comets signed free agent Shannon Johnson.
The Connecticut Sun signed Sandrine Gruda.

March 6
The Minnesota Lynx signed Caroline Williams to a training camp contract.
The Los Angeles Sparks signed Liron Cohen and Brisa Silva to training camp contracts.
The Seattle Storm signed Shyra Ely to a training camp contract.
The Houston Comets re-signed Barbara Turner, then traded her to the Connecticut Sun for Megan Mahoney.

March 5
The Connecticut Sun signed Jessica Foley to a training camp contract.

March 4
The Sacramento Monarchs re-signed free agent Ticha Penicheiro.
The New York Liberty re-signed free agent Shameka Christon, re-signed Ashley Battle and signed Lindsay Bowen to a training camp contract.
The Detroit Shock signed Tyresa Smith and Michelle Campbell to training camp contracts.

March 3
The Seattle Storm signed free agent Sheryl Swoopes.
The Minnesota Lynx re-signed free agent Nicole Ohlde.
The Connecticut Sun signed Natalie Berglin and Kerri Gardin to training camp contracts.
The Sacramento Monarchs re-signed free agents Rebekkah Brunson, Linda Frohlich and Nicole Powell.

February 29
The Detroit Shock signed Nina Norman to a training camp contract.

February 28
The Indiana Fever re-signed free agent Tamika Catchings.
The Washington Mystics signed Laurie Koehn to a training camp contract.
The Detroit Shock re-signed free agent Plenette Pierson and signed Chrissy Givens to a training camp contract.

February 27
The Houston Comets signed Erin Grant to a training camp contract.
The Phoenix Mercury signed Kristen Newlin to a training camp contract.
The Indiana Fever signed Angelina Williams to a training camp contract.

February 26
The Indiana Fever signed Erin Lawless to a training camp contract.

February 25
The Houston Comets re-signed free agent Tamecka Dixon.
The Atlanta Dream signed Tasha Butts to a training camp contract.
The Washington Mystics re-signed free agent Alana Beard.

February 22
The Chicago Sky re-signed free agent Jia Perkins.
The San Antonio Silver Stars re-signed free agent Helen Darling.
The Indiana Fever re-signed free agent Ebony Hoffman and signed LaToya Bond to a training camp contract.
The Los Angeles Sparks signed free agent Marie Ferdinand-Harris.

February 21
The Washington Mystics re-signed free agent Nakia Sanford.
The Phoenix Mercury re-signed free agent Kelly Mazzante.
The Los Angeles Sparks signed Jessica Moore and Raffaella Masciadri to training camp contracts.
The San Antonio Silver Stars re-signed free agent Vickie Johnson.

February 20
The Houston Comets signed free agent Mwadi Mabika.
The Phoenix Mercury signed Teana McKiver to a training camp contract.

February 19
The Seattle Storm traded the No. 4 pick in the 2008 WNBA Draft to the Detroit Shock for Swin Cash.
The Connecticut Sun traded Katie Douglas to the Indiana Fever for Tamika Whitmore, the 12th pick in the 2008 WNBA Draft and the rights to Jessica Foley.
The Connecticut Sun re-signed free agents Lindsay Whalen and Jamie Carey.
The Indiana Fever re-signed free agent Tammy Sutton-Brown.
The Minnesota Lynx signed free agent Anna DeForge.

February 6
In the 2008 Expansion Draft, the Atlanta Dream selected:

  • Carla Thomas (Chicago Sky)
  • Erika Desouza (Connecticut Sun)
  • Katie Feenstra (Detroit Shock)
  • Roneeka Hodges (Houston Comets)
  • Ann Strother (Indiana Fever)
  • LaToya Thomas (Los Angeles Sparks)
  • Kristen Mann (Minnesota Lynx)
  • Ann Wauters (New York Liberty)
  • Jennifer Lacy (Phoenix Mercury)
  • Kristin Haynie (Sacramento Monarchs)
  • Chantelle Anderson (San Antonio Silver Stars)
  • Betty Lennox (Seattle Storm)
  • Yelena Leuchanka (Washington Mystics)
  • The Dream then traded forward LaToya Thomas and the 18th pick in the 2008 WNBA Draft to the Detroit Shock for guard Ivory Latta.
  • The Dream also traded the fourth pick in the 2008 WNBA Draft and Roneeka Hodges to Seattle for Iziane Castro Marques and the eighth pick in the draft.
  • Atlanta also acquired the 24th overall pick from Indiana in exchange for agreeing not to select specific unprotected Fever players.

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