Atlanta Acquires Kia Vaughn in Trade

ATLANTA, GA (January 31, 2022) – The Atlanta Dream acquired veteran center Kia Vaughn from the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for a 2023 third round Draft pick, the organization announced today.

Vaughn enters her 13th season in the league in 2021, averaging 6.2 points, 4.3 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game in 357 career regular season games.

Originally the eighth overall pick of the 2009 WNBA Draft by the New York Liberty, Vaughn has seen stints with Phoenix (2020-21), New York (2009-12, 2017-18) and Washington (2013-16) and her teams have qualified for the playoffs in nine of those 12 years. She helped the Mercury reach the WNBA Finals in 2021, averaging 2.9 points and 2.2 rebounds in 11 games.