ATLANTA, Ga. (June 8, 2022) – The Atlanta Dream have acquired guard Asia (AD) Durr from New York in a trade that sent Megan Walker and the draft rights to Dream’s 2021 second round Draft pick, Raquel Carrera, to the Liberty.
“We are excited fort the opportunity to add AD to our roster,” said head coach Tanisha Wright. “We understand the obstacles AD has fought through to get back to playing basketball, and we look forward to teaming up with them and continuing that journey. AD’s talent speaks for itself, and we think there is no better place to unlock it than here in their home state.”
In two years in the WNBA, AD has averaged 6.8 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 28 games. The Douglasville, Ga. native and St. Pius X graduate was selected with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2019 WNBA Draft by the Liberty. They spent their rookie year as Wright’s teammate in New York, where they averaged 9.7 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists.
Walker averaged 3.3 points and 0.8 rebounds in 12 games with the Dream this season.
Note: AD’s birth name used once for clarity; they use they/them pronouns.
The Atlanta Dream is a professional women’s basketball team based in Atlanta, Ga. that strives to build a place where our team, our fans and our city come together to represent the community we seek to serve. We enter our 15th year in 2022 with new ownership, new leadership, and a commitment to building the best franchise in the WNBA. We celebrate diversity, represent Atlanta, reward innovation and imagination, and aim to empower women both on and off the court. The team currently plays home games at the Gateway Center Arena @ College Park and has qualified for the WNBA Playoffs in nine of its first 14 seasons. To learn more about the Dream and purchase 2022 season tickets, mini plans and single game tickets, please visit www.dreamelitemembership.com or call 877-977-7729.