February 03, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) Second-year forward-center Elizabeth Williams has been traded from the Connecticut Sun to the Atlanta Dream.

Atlanta traded rights to the No. 4 pick in the 2016 WNBA draft to Connecticut.

Williams, the former four-time All-American at Duke, was the No. 4 overall pick in the 2015 draft. The 6-foot-3 Williams averaged 3.3 points and 3.2 rebounds as a rookie.

Dream coach Michael Cooper says Williams will give the team ''a defensive-minded center'' and ''additional toughness'' the team lacked last season.

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