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ATLANTA – Atlanta Dream head coach Nicki Collen announced the signing of unrestricted free agent forward Jessica Breland to multi-year contract.
“Jessica is a huge get for us,” Collen said. “It was a hard decision for her to leave a place that was comfortable for her and take a chance on the Dream and me, but I am incredibly thankful for the chance to coach her. I believe she is a perfect fit for our up-tempo system. I can’t wait to see her in a Dream uniform.”
Breland, a six-year veteran, started 33 of 34 games for the Chicago Sky in 2017. A big with range, Breland averaged a career-high 9.5 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.7 blocks. She was one of the top unrestricted free agents available this offseason.
“I want to thank the Chicago Sky for some incredible memories,” Breland said. “I am looking forward to creating memories and experiences with the Atlanta Dream. I am excited to take this next step in my career with Coach Nicki and my new teammates.”