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2024 WNBA Free Agency updates

Keep up with the latest rumors, rumblings, signings and trades from around the WNBA.

WNBA post-free agency power rankings

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Although a lot has changed during the WNBA’s 2024 free agency period, the back-to-back champion Las Vegas Aces remain the league’s best team.

New York’s running it back with Stewie, JJ

Although the Liberty’s major free agency moves—re-signing Breanna Stewart and Jonquel Jones— have not officially happened yet, New York maintains a clear vision for it’s future: another shot at the franchise’s first title.

The Sky is not falling

During a free agency period filled with unexpected twists, there may be some light that emerges from the Sky, both from Chicago’s remaining and arriving talent.

Did the Sun reinforce their core?

The Sun are running it back, re-signing Brionna Jones and DeWanna Bonner to go with Alyssa Thomas. However, Connecticut made some changes to the supporting cast. Will the 2024 Sun be a better team?

EDD throws a wrench in Mystics’ plans

The Washington Mystics had hoped to acquire compensation for Natasha Cloud, who departed in free agency, and Elena Delle Donne, who is sitting out the 2024 season. Instead, DC must begin a rebuild from a deficit.

Yet again, the Aces are better

It’s an abundance of riches in Las Vegas. The Aces continue to stack the deck and hold the cards as they go for a third-straight title.

Are the Fever playoff ready?

Regardless of how great, good or okay presumptive No. 1 pick Caitlin Clark is as a rookie, have the Indiana Fever built a playoff-caliber team? And how can free agent additions Katie Lou Samuelson and Damiris Dantas help Indy return to the postseason?

With Sabally re-signed, are the Wings contenders?

With Satou Sabally back, the Wings kept their core intact. But, is that enough to contend in 2024?

A new era in LA

The Sparks will be without Nneka Ogwumike or an equivalent star for the first time in franchise history, forcing LA to enter a new era in their storied history.

What Williams, Smith bring to the Lynx

The Minnesota Lynx made several splashes early in free agency, adding guards Courtney Williams and Natisha Hiedeman and forward Alanna Smith. There’s still more work to be done, however.

The Mercury are heating up with Copper

The Phoenix Mercury are going all in for the franchise’s fourth championship, trading for 2021 WNBA Finals MVP Kahleah Copper after already acquiring Natasha Cloud and Rebecca Allen.

A Storm surge with Sky-Digg and Nneka?

It appears a storm is coming for the rest of the WNBA. With Skylar Diggins-Smith and Nneka Ogwumike joining Jewell Loyd and Ezi Magbegor in Seattle, the Storm are a certified championship contender.

Is Cloud Phoenix’s X-Factor?

The Mercury are bringing Natasha Cloud into the fold, along with Rebecca Allen. With Brittney Griner expected to return, Phoenix might be primed for a quick turnaround.

Can Canada help Atlanta achieve playoff Dreams?

The Atlanta Dream upgraded the point guard position through the acquisition of Jordin Canada, while adding a pair of bucket getters in Tina Charles and Aerial Powers. Nia Coffey also will be back in the ATL.

Tune into ESPN 2’s “WNBA Free Agency Special”

On Feb. 1 at 4 p.m. ET, ESPN 2 will air a live, one-hour "WNBA Free Agency Special."

With Nneka leaving, what’s next for LA?

For the first time in her career, Nneka Ogwumike will play for a different team. Here’s what that means for the Sparks.

2024 WNBA Free Agency: Las Vegas Aces

Sitting at the top of the league, the Las Vegas Aces still have the ability to make another move as they go for the three-peat in 2024.

2024 WNBA Free Agency: Connecticut Sun

Who’s in, who’s out, and what the Connecticut Sun’s roster situation looks like entering free agency.

2024 WNBA Free Agency: Washington Mystics

After being eliminated in the first round of the playoffs again, the Washington Mystics are expected to move on from Elena Delle Donne. What does this mean for the direction of the team?

2024 WNBA Free Agency: Dallas Wings

Can the Dallas Wings make a move to push themselves closer to a championship in 2024?

2024 WNBA Free Agency: Chicago Sky

The future of the Chicago Sky as a potential contender relies upon how the team navigates free agency.

2024 WNBA Free Agency: Minnesota Lynx

The Minnesota Lynx will be looking to improve a roster that outperformed expectations in 2023. They’ve already got building blocks in place, but there’s a possibility they can sign a big-name free agent, too.

2024 WNBA Free Agency: New York Liberty

After making it to the WNBA Finals last season, the New York Liberty will be using this free agency period to retain their stars and add pieces to help them overcome the Aces.

2024 WNBA free agents

WNBA free agency begins soon, with teams permitted to begin negotiations with free agency on January 21. Here’s a list of the 2024 free agents.

2024 WNBA Free Agency: Atlanta Dream

Despite making the playoffs for the first time since 2018, the Atlanta Dream’s 2023 season felt disappointing, with the team failing to realize their potential. Can a big free agent or two help the Dream become a consistent winner?

2024 WNBA Free Agency: Seattle Storm

Jewell Loyd committed to the Seattle Storm, signing a two-year contract extension in September. How will the Storm show their commitment to building a winner around Loyd?

2024 WNBA Free Agency: Phoenix Mercury

The Phoenix Mercury have a long road to travel to become title contenders. What steps can they take this year to start heading in the right direction?

2024 WNBA Free Agency: Los Angeles Sparks

The Los Angeles Sparks will look a lot different in 2024, and that’s a good thing given how 2023 went.

2024 WNBA Free Agency: Indiana Fever

While two-straight No. 1 picks have situated the Indiana Fever to build a promising, young team through the draft, one key veteran free agent addition likely is needed for the team to reach their playoff ambitions.

What does CP3 to Vegas mean for the Aces’ repeat chances?

The reigning WNBA champion Las Vegas Aces have added one of the greatest players of all time in Candace Parker.

2023 WNBA Free Agency: Las Vegas Aces

In what will be a relatively quiet free agency, the Las Vegas Aces may try to shuffle around and gain some additional depth.