2022 WNBA Free Agency and Offseason Tracker

Welcome to Winsidr’s 2022 WNBA free agency and offseason tracker, your go-to source to keep up with every transaction of the offseason. This will be a living document, updated regularly as moves are announced throughout the 2022 WNBA free agency period and the entire offseason.

This free agent class is expected to be one of the most loaded classes in recent memory, with nearly every big name available on the market. With four new head coaches in the league expected to start with new teams next year and a wealth of free agents available, fans should expect another active free agency as teams look to redefine their teams for the 2022 season. Current depth charts come courtesy of Her Hoop Stats. Bookmark this page and follow along below to track the flurry of signings sure to take place over the next few weeks.

 

Current Team Depth Charts

Atlanta Dream

Cheyenne Parker (Protected)

Chennedy Carter (Unprotected)

Maite Cazorla (Unprotected)

Aari McDonald (Unprotected)

Megan Walker (Claimed off of waivers 1/18/22)

Jaylyn Agnew (Unprotected accepted qualifying offer on 1/6/22)

 

Chicago Sky

Candace Parker (Protected)

Azurá Stevens (Protected)

Dana Evans (Unprotected)

Ruthy Hebard (Unprotected)

 

Connecticut Sun

DeWanna Bonner (Protected)

Brionna Jones (Protected)

Alyssa Thomas (Protected)

Jasmine Thomas (Protected)

DiJonai Carrington (Unprotected)

Kaila Charles (Unprotected)

Natisha Hiedeman (Unprotected; accepted qualifying offer on 1/3/22)

Beatrice Mompremier (Unprotected; accepted qualifying offer on 1/4/22)

 

Dallas Wings

Allisha Gray (Protected)

Isabelle Harrison (Protected)

Moriah Jefferson (Protected)

Kayla Thornton (Unprotected)

Satou Sabally (Unprotected)

Bella Alarie (Unprotected)

Tyasha Harris (Unprotected)

Marina Mabrey (Unprotected)

Arike Ogunbowale (Unprotected)

Charli Collier (Unprotected)

Awak Kuier (Unprotected)

Chelsea Dungee (Unprotected)

Astou Ndour-Fall (Buyout; Dallas has $111,579 of dead cap space in 2022)

 

Indiana Fever

Kelsey Mitchell (Protected)

Tiffany Mitchell (Protected)

Jantel Lavender (Protected)

Danielle Robinson (Protected)

Florencia Chagas (Unprotected)

Teaira McCowan (Unprotected)

Aaliyah Wilson (Unprotected)

Chelsey Perry (Unprotected, accepted qualifying offer on 1/6/22)

 

Las Vegas Aces

Chelsea Gray (Protected)

Dearica Hamby (Protected)

Kelsey Plum (Protected)

Destiny Slocum (Unprotected)

Jackie Young (Unprotected)

 

Los Angeles Sparks*

Chiney Ogwumike (Protected)

Nneka Ogwumike (Protected)

Kristi Toliver (Protected)

Erica Wheeler (Protected)

Gabby Williams (Protected)

Amanda Zahui B. (Protected)

Lauren Cox (Unprotected, accepted qualifying offer on 1/4/22)

Arella Guirantes (Unprotected)

Brittney Sykes (Unprotected)

Jasmine Walker (Unprotected)

Te’a Cooper (Unprotected, accepted qualifying offer on 1/20/22)

 

Minnesota Lynx

Natalie Achonwa (Protected)

Damiris Dantas (Protected)

Kayla McBride (Protected)

Aerial Powers (Protected)

Napheesa Collier (Unprotected)

Crystal Dangerfield (Unprotected)

Rennia Davis (Unprotected)

Jessica Shepard (Unprotected)

Bridget Carleton (Unprotected, accepted qualifying offer on 1/4/22)

 

New York Liberty

Natasha Howard (Protected)

Betnijah Laney (Protected)

Sami Whitcomb (Protected)

Asia Durr (Unprotected)

Sabrina Ionescu (Unprotected)

Jazmine Jones (Unprotected)

Leaonna Odom (Unprotected)

Michael Onyenwere (Unprotected)

DiDi Richards (Unprotected)

Kylee Shook (Unprotected)

Jocelyn Willoughby (Unprotected)

Han Xu (Unprotected)

Paris Kea (Unprotected, accepted qualifying offer on 1/14/22)

 

Phoenix Mercury

Skylar Diggins-Smith (Protected)

Brittney Griner (Protected)

Bria Hartley (Protected)

Diana Taurasi (Protected)

Brianna Turner (Unprotected)

Kia Vaughn (Unprotected)

Shey Peddy (Unprotected, accepted qualifying offer on 1/13/22)

 

 

Seattle Storm

Kennedy Burke (Unprotected)

Mikiah Herbert Harrigan (Unprotected)

Ezi Magbegor (Unprotected)

Epiphanny Prince (Unprotected)

Katie Lou Samuelson (Unprotected)

 

Washington Mystics

Ariel Atkins (Protected)

Alysha Clark (Protected)

Natasha Cloud (Protected)

Elena Delle Donne (Protected)

Erica McCall (Unprotected)

Sydney Wiese (Unprotected)

Megan Gustafson (Unprotected, accepted qualifying offer on 1/6/22)

 

Note: Depth charts updated with help from Her Hoop Stats

* The Los Angeles Sparks have six protected contracts already, which is the maximum allowed.

 

Notable Remaining Free Agents

UFA = unrestricted free agent

RFA = restricted free agent

RP= reserved player

Bigs

  • Jillian Alleyne (UFA)
  • Kristine Anigwe (UFA)
  • Jessica Breland (UFA)
  • Kalani Brown (UFA)
  • Liz Cambage (UFA)
  • Sierra Campisano (UFA)
  • Emma Cannon (UFA)
  • Tina Charles (UFA)
  • Karima Christmas-Kelly (UFA)
  • Stefanie Dolson (UFA)
  • Sylvia Fowles (UFA)
  • Reshanda Gray (UFA)
  • Luisa Geiselsoder (UFA)
  • Tianna Hawkins (UFA)
  • Joyner Holmes (UFA)
  • Jonquel Jones (UFA)
  • N’dea Jones (UFA)
  • Natasha Mack (UFA)
  • Emma Meesseman (UFA)
  • Astou Ndour-Fall (UFA)
  • Theresa Plaisance (UFA)
  • Alanna Smith (UFA)
  • Kiah Stokes (UFA)
  • Elizabeth Williams (UFA)
  • Monique Billings (RFA)
  • Myisha Hines-Allen (RFA)
  • Mercedes Russell (RFA)
  • A’ja Wilson (RFA)
  • Temi Fagbenle (RP)
  • Bernadett Határ (RP)
  • Stephanie Jones (RP)
  • JiSu Park (RP)
  • Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe (RP)
  • Marianna Tolo (RP)

Wings

  • Rebecca Allen (UFA)
  • Cierra Burdick (UFA)
  • Nia Coffey (UFA)
  • María Conde (UFA)
  • Candice Dupree (UFA)
  • Angel McCoughtry (UFA)
  • Breanna Stewart (UFA)
  • Shekinna Stricklen (UFA)
  • Diamond DeShields (RFA)
  • Crystal Bradford (RP)
  • Sonja Petrovic (RP)

Guards

  • Rachel Banham (UFA)
  • Sue Bird (UFA)
  • Brittany Boyd-Jones (UFA)
  • Layshia Clarendon (UFA
  • Kahleah Copper (UFA)
  • Sophie Cunningham (UFA)
  • Blake Dietrick (UFA)
  • Aleah Goodman (UFA)
  • Haley Gorecki (UFA)
  • Kysre Gondrezick (UFA)
  • Linnae Harper (UFA)
  • Tiffany Hayes (UFA)
  • Shyla Heal (UFA)
  • Bria Holmes (UFA)
  • Briann January (UFA)
  • Stella Johnson (UFA)
  • Kiara Leslie (UFA)
  • Jewell Loyd (UFA)
  • Leilani Mitchell (UFA)
  • Allie Quigley (UFA)
  • Odyssey Sims (UFA)
  • Courtney Vandersloot (UFA)
  • Shatori Walker-Kimbrough (UFA)
  • Stephanie Watts (UFA)
  • Courtney Williams (UFA)
  • Kiana Williams (UFA)
  • Riquna Williams (UFA)
  • Shavonte Zellous (UFA)
  • Lindsay Allen (RFA)
  • Lexie Brown (RFA)
  • Jordin Canada (RFA)
  • Kia Nurse (RFA)
  • Stephanie Talbot (RFA)
  • Anna Cruz (RP)
  • Karlie Samuelson (RP)
  • Victoria Vivians (RP)

Note: ‘Suspended – Contract Expired’ players not included. 

The Latest Moves

 

January 20

Te’a Cooper, ​​Los Angeles Sparks

January 18

Kysre Gondrezick, Indiana Fever

  • Waived

Megan Walker, Atlanta Dream

  • Awarded Waivers

Tianna Hawkins

  • Cleared Waivers

January 16

Maite Cazorla, Atlanta Dream

  • Personal Decision – Full Season

January 15

Angel Robinson, Phoenix Mercury

  • QO Not Extended

Sonja Petrovic, Phoenix Mercury

  • QO Not Extended

Blake Dietrick, Atlanta Dream

  • QO Not Extended

Crystal Bradford, Atlanta Dream

  • QO Not Extended

Karlie Samuelson, Seattle Storm

  • QO Not Extended

Clarissa Dos Santos, Las Vegas Aces

January 14

Paris Kea, New York Liberty

Jewell Loyd, Seattle Storm

January 13

Tianna Hawkins, Atlanta Dream 

  •  Waived

Kia Nurse, Phoenix Mercury

Megan Walker, Phoenix Mercury

Shey Peddy, Phoenix Mercury  

January 12

Kahleah Copper, Chicago sky

Luisa Geiselsoder, Dallas Wings

  • Cleared Waivers

January 11

Shey Peddy, Phoenix Mercury

Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe, New York Liberty

Paris Kea, New York Liberty

January 10

Jonquel Jones, Connecticut Sun

January 7

A’ja Wilson, Las Vegas Aces 

JiSu Park, Las Vegas Aces

Luisa Geiselsoder, Dallas Wings

January 6

Chelsey Perry, Indiana Fever 

  • Accepted the qualifying offer

Megan Gustafson, Washington Mystics

  • Accepted the qualifying offer

Jaylyn Agnew, Atlanta Dream

January 5

Monique Billings, Atlanta Dream

Jaylyn Agnew, Atlanta Dream

Myisha Hines-Allen, Washington Mystics

Megan Gustafson, Washington Mystics

January 4

Bridget Carleton, Minnesota Lynx

  • Accepted the qualifying offer 

Lauren Cox, ​​Los Angeles Sparks

Beatrice Mompremier, Connecticut Sun

Mercedes Russell, Seattle Storm

Jordin Canada, ​​Seattle Storm

Stephanie Talbot, Seattle Storm

January 3

Natisha Hiedeman, Connecticut Sun 

Lindsay Allen, Indiana Fever  

Anna Cruz, Minnesota Lynx 

Bridget Carleton, Minnesota Lynx 

January 2

Diamond DeShields, Chicago Sky

Lexie Brown, Chicago Sky

January 1

Te’a Cooper, ​​Los Angeles Sparks

Lauren Cox, ​​Los Angeles Sparks

Beatrice Mompremier, Connecticut Sun

Stephanie Jones, Connecticut Sun

Natisha Hiedeman, Connecticut Sun

Victoria Vivians, Indiana Fever 

Temi Fagbenle, Indiana Fever 

Chelsey Perry, Indiana Fever 

Bernadett Hatar,  Indiana Fever 

 

December 22

Satou Sabally, Dallas Wings

  •  Team Option Exercised

Tyasha Harris, Dallas Wings 

  • Team Option Exercised

Bella Alarie, Dallas Wings 

  • Team Option Exercised
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