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Trade rumor: Delle Donne headed to Washington for Dolson

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Last month, Elena Delle Donne stated her desire to move on from Chicago. With free agency underway and players possibly being shuttled around, Delle Donne might be sent to Washington in exchange for Stefanie Dolson.

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With the 2017 offseason underway, free agency in full swing, and trades certain to transpire, there is going to be a plethora of transactions in the coming months. And one rumored blockbuster deal that’s being worked on, which will send Chicago Sky forward Elena Delle Donne being sent to Washington.

The 6-foot-5 Delle Donne has made it no secret, that her time in Chicago is up, and that she’s looking for a fresh start. She even stated, that she would be willing to sit out the entire 2017 season in order to force a trade.

Multiple sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, have informed Swish Appeal that Delle Donne will be traded to Washington, for presumably the Mystics’ first-round pick (No. 2) in this year’s WNBA Draft, and All-Star center Stefanie Dolson.

That’s the foundation of the trade, as there are some other logistics to finish before this deal is complete — but that’s the gist of the trade.

More as this story develops.