Atlanta Dream Sign Darxia Morris

Sancho Lyttle has been activated after returning from overseas play

ATLANTA (June 26, 2017) – The Atlanta Dream have announced the signing of guard Darxia Morris Monday.

Morris, who joined the Dream on a Training Camp contract in February 2017, was the final cut on the day prior to the regular season.

“Darxia is a scoring point guard that has ability to stretch the defense and is a facilitator that can create shots for her teammates,” associate head coach Karleen Thompson said. “She is strong defensive presence at the guard position.”

She originally signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Sparks before the start of the 2014 WNBA season, played in four games with the Sparks, where she averaged 1.5 points, 0.8 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 7.8 minutes.

The 5-8 guard out of UCLA started all 33 games for the Bruins her senior year averaging 12.2 points, 2.5 assists and 1.8 steals in 2011. Highly accomplished, she was honored with First-Team All-Pac-10 honors, Pac-10 All-Tournament and honorable mention Pac-10 All-Defensive honors after leading the Bruins to a 28-5 finish.

The Atlanta Dream has also announced the activation of Sancho Lyttle, who has returned to the team after leading Team Spain to the 2017 FIBA EuroBasket title. Read more here.

Atlanta Dream season, group tickets and single game tickets are available now. For more information, visit atlantadream.net or call 877.977.7729.

The Atlanta Dream, who is celebrating its 10th season in the WNBA in 2017, will play its home games in McCamish Pavilion on the Georgia Tech campus. Atlanta has qualified for the playoffs seven times, winning conference titles in 2013, 2011 and 2010.

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