Arlington, TX (May 17, 2023) – The Dallas Wings have finalized their 2023 roster, the team announced today.
The Wings have waived centers Kalani Brown and Charli Collier and their roster now sits at the league-maximum 12 players.
Entering their eighth season in the metroplex, the Wings will be led by two-time WNBA All-Star Arike Ogunbowale. The Milwaukee native averaged 19.7 points in 2022, tying her for third in the WNBA. Ogunbowale is joined by newly-acquired forward Natasha Howard, a three-time WNBA champion, two-time All-Star and former Defensive Player of the Year. At the helm for the Wings will be head coach Latricia Trammell, who makes her WNBA head coaching debut in 2023 after spending the three previous seasons as the lead assistant coach for the Los Angeles Sparks.
The Wings front court features recently extended 6’7 center Teaira McCowan who is coming off a strong showing during her 2022 campaign. McCowan, after joining the Wings in 2022, earned WNBA Player of the Month accolades for August. She is joined by 2021 All-Star Satou Sabally, who enters her fourth season with the Wings. The former No. 2 pick in the WNBA Draft enters the 2023 WNBA campaign following an impressive overseas season that included Euroleague and Turkish League Championships.
A breakdown of the full 12-player roster can be found below:
|2023 Dallas Wings Roster|
|Last Name||First Name||Number||Position||Height||Weight||EXP||College|
Rookie guard Lou Lopez Senechal is scheduled to undergo knee surgery next week and will miss approximately six to eight weeks of action. Guard Diamond DeShields will also miss extended time this season as she deals with a knee injury. The team will provide medical updates on both players when appropriate.
Dallas Wings President & CEO Greg Bibb will be made available to the media to discuss the Wings 2023 roster on Thursday, May 18 at College Park Center and via Zoom at 2 p.m. CT.
The Wings open the 2023 regular season this Saturday vs. the Atlanta Dream at College Park Center. Tip-off is Noon, with entry for fans at 10:30 a.m. The game will be broadcast live on ABC.