Atlanta Dream Sign Alaina Coates

ATLANTA, Ga. (April 20, 2023) – The Atlanta Dream have signed forward Alaina Coates to a training camp contract, the team announced today.

The 6-4 South Carolina native has averaged 3.0 points and 2.8 rebounds in four seasons in the WNBA. Coates played for Atlanta in the second half of the 2019 season, where she averaged 2.8 points and 3.0 rebounds in nine games.

With Galatasaray in Turkey this season, Coates averaged 11.8 points, 9.8 rebounds and 2.3 steals in 10 KBSL and Eurocup games.

Coates was drafted second overall by the Chicago Sky in the 2017 WNBA Draft out of South Carolina, where she was a four-time All-SEC player and helped the Gamecocks on their run to the National Championship in 2017.

About the Atlanta Dream

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 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 15 seasons. To learn more about the Dream and purchase 2023 season and group tickets, please visit or call 877-977-7729.