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It was announced today that the Atlanta Dream has signed free agent forward Cheyenne Parker to a multi-year contract.Per team policy, contract details were not released.
Parker, a 6-4 forward who has spent her first six seasons in the WNBA with the Chicago Sky, is coming off a career year in 2020. She is averaging career-high numbers across the board with 13.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game, starting 13 of the 20 games she played. Parker also shot an impressive 45.9% from distance and 55.4% from the field, good for fifth overall in the league.
“We targeted Cheyenne for two reasons: one, her ability to finish at the rim, and two, her ability to knock down the three.” said head coach Nicki Collen. “Cheyenne has shown growth in her game year after year and we believe will only continue to get better. Her toughness, desire to compete, and her joyful attitude will only strengthen our roster. I’m thrilled she chose Atlanta.”
“I’m super excited about joining the Dream,” Parker said. “I’m ready to build and grow my game, and I’m really ready for this new chapter in my life. I’m looking forward to playing with some really amazing athletes, I know a lot of the girls already so I’m excited to play with them and build those relationships and team chemistry that I know we’ll have. The Dream has endless potential and I’m excited to be a part of that and to help continue to build the legacy of Atlanta.”