Tina Charles just wanted to come home and play alongside Cappie Pondexter at Madison Square Garden.
Wooden Award winner Chiney Ogwumike was selected first overall by the Connecticut Sun as the 2014 WNBA Draft commenced at the Mohegan Sun Hotel and Casino.
A blockbuster trade went down during Monday's WNBA Draft, with the Connecticut Sun trading 2012 league MVP Tina Charles to the New York Liberty for a package that included highly regarded rookie forward Alyssa Thomas.
Tina Charles didn't want to play in Connecticut anymore, so the Sun got what they could for the 2012 league MVP.
The Seattle Storm acquired two-time All- Star forward Crystal Langhorne from the Washington Mystics in a trade conducted during Monday's WNBA draft.
It was a busy draft night for the Connecticut Sun.
Last year had the 'Big Three' with Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins leading the way at the WNBA draft. This time it's Stanford's Chiney Ogwumike and Baylor's Odyssey Sims who are the consensus top two picks.
Brittney Griner had a busy WNBA offseason. She played in China, vacationed in Miami and watched from courtside while favorite player LeBron James beat her hometown Houston Rockets.
The Atlanta Dream has signed point guard Celine Dumerc, captain of the French national team.
French point guard Celine Dumerc has agreed to a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Dream.
Veteran free agent guard Candice Wiggins has joined the Los Angeles Sparks.
The Sparks have signed free agent guard Candice Wiggins, who has averaged double-figure scoring in four of her six WNBA seasons.
The Seattle Storm have acquired forward Charde Houston from the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for the rights to center Ewelina Kobryn.
All-Star center Erika de Souza has re-signed with the Atlanta Dream.
The Seattle Storm re-signed forward Camille Little to a multi-year contract.
The Connecticut Sun signed All-Star guard Katie Douglas to a two-year contract with a third-year option on Monday.
The Minnesota Lynx have re-signed center Janel McCarville to a multi-year contract.