Delisha Milton-Jones to Miss Remainder of 2014 Season
ATLANTA, July 16, 2014 - Atlanta Dream forward Delisha Milton-Jones will miss the remainder of the 2014 season after suffering a ruptured right Achilles tendon, the team announced Wednesday.
The injury occurred during the first half of Atlanta's victory over the Chicago Sky on Sunday, July 13. She is expected to undergo surgery later this month.
Milton-Jones was acquired via a trade from New York on July 9. She played in two games for the Dream, totaling nine points, three blocks and a pair of rebounds in 23 minutes. The 16-year veteran ranks eighth in WNBA history with 5,533 career points, fifth in rebounds (2,541) and steals (612) and 13th in blocks (337).
The three-time Eastern Conference Champion Atlanta Dream is in its seventh season in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). The Dream has qualified for the playoffs in each of the past five seasons, including conference titles in 2013, 2011 and 2010. Season tickets and single-game tickets for the 2014 season can be purchased by calling (877) 977-7729 or visiting www.AtlantaDream.net. The next home game is scheduled for Friday, July 25, against the Chicago Sky at 7:30 p.m. The complete 2014 schedule can be found at www.wnba.com/dream/schedule.