free agency

Kahleah Copper traded to Phoenix Mercury: Turbulent free agency continues for Chicago Sky         

By Monique Newton / February 6, 2024

Trading Copper is the Sky’s equivalent of waving the white flag this free agency

Washington Mystics guard Natasha Cloud walks off the court and looks to her right at fans cheering in the stands. She raises her right arm in acknowledgment.

‘She’s in the front of everything’: Natasha Cloud’s departure from Washington reverberates on the court and in the community

By Jenn Hatfield / February 4, 2024

The outspoken point guard was a fan favorite and one of the city’s longest-tenured athletes

Chicago Sky still have major roster questions after start of WNBA free agency

By Monique Newton / February 4, 2024

Sky look to be entering rebuilding mode, but Ogwumike could change that

A photo of streaks of light criss-crossing through space, taken from a long exposure camera shot.

As WNBA free agency rolls on, let’s look at some depth charts

By Em Adler / February 4, 2024

A vibes-based approach to taking stock of the most chaotic time of the year

Los Angeles Sparks guard Karlie Samuelson leaps off the bench and smiles as she's introduced in the starting lineup.

Washington Mystics fill holes but don’t land a superstar on Day 1 of free agency

By Jenn Hatfield / February 2, 2024

Samuelson, Richards, Vanloo and Engstler can’t replace Mystics legend Cloud

Free agency predictions episode -- Mystics guard Natasha Cloud is pictured in a split frame photo besides Sparks guard Jordin Canada.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: 2024 WNBA free agency predictions

By The Next / January 26, 2024

Moves and predictions for a busy free agency period

Two of the most notable players in free agency face each other on the court: Washington Mystics big wing Elena Delle Donne defends Phoenix Mercury point guard Skylar Diggins-Smith

The Next’s 2024 WNBA free agency predictions

By Em Adler / January 21, 2024

Our staff predicts landing spots and contracts for top free agents in 2024

A photo taken from below looking into the Washington Mystics huddle, where Elena Delle Donne is addressing her teammates.

2024 WNBA free agency preview: Washington Mystics

By Jenn Hatfield / January 10, 2024

Is Elena Delle Donne done in D.C.?

A close-up photo of Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne about to take a shot in warmups.

What’s next for Elena Delle Donne and the Washington Mystics?

By Jenn Hatfield / October 13, 2023

Delle Donne will be a free agent in January, and the Mystics are at a crossroads

Graphic with photo of Elena Delle Donne on the Mystics bench smiling and giving a hand-signal for three from the bench. Text overlay reads "Will Mystics build around EDD?"

Locked On Women’s Basketball: 2024 WNBA free agency — Will Washington Mystics build around Elena Delle Donne?

By The Next / September 21, 2023

Howard and Jenn discuss the road ahead for the Washington Mystics