ATLANTA, GA (January 16, 2022) – The Atlanta Dream announced today that guard Maite Cazorla will forego the 2022 WNBA Season. She will be placed on the full season suspended list as she takes time to rest this season.
“We want to wish Maite all the best this off-season,” said general manager Dan Padover. “She has had a great couple of seasons in Spain the last two years and we’re looking forward to welcoming her back to the Dream in the future.”
Cazorla was drafted 23rd overall by the Dream in the 2019 WNBA Draft and went on to average 3.0 points, 1.6 assists and 0.5 steals per game in her rookie season with Atlanta.
Most recently, Cazorla competed with the Spanish National Team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, averaging 7.8 points and 1.8 assists to help Spain finish sixth in the tournament. She is currently playing with Perfumerías Avenida in Salamanca, Spain, where she is averaging 6.7 points, 1.6 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game.
Transaction: Atlanta Dream suspended the contract of Maite Cazorla (full season, personal decision).
The Atlanta Dream will tip off their milestone 15th season in the WNBA in May 2022. 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, please visit www.dreamelitemembership.com, call 877-977-7729 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.