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2021 WNBA Free Agency tracker: Available players, news and updates

WNBA free agency begins on Monday, Feb. 1 as teams and players can finalize deals and sign contracts and offer sheets.

Among big names to keep an eye on during the 2021 free agency period are veterans Candace Parker, Diana Taurasi, Seimone Augustus, Sue Bird, Alyssa Thomas and Tina Charles, who will certainly command interest as unrestricted free agents. While we're unlikely to see all of the big-name free agents move on, any of the aforementioned six moving on would be considered a major splash.

Below, find a list of some of the most notable, unrestricted, restricted, core and reserved free agents ahead of the 2021 WNBA season.

Note: The Core designation gives a team exclusive negotiating rights with a player. Players can receive a Core designation only three times in their career; in 2022, it will be two times in their careers. Reserved Players are players with three or fewer years of service that receive a Qualifying Offer to earn that designation. The player's prior team has exclusive negotiating rights.

Unrestricted Free Agents
Name Position Old Team Signed With Report
Candace Parker F-C Los Angeles Sparks Chicago Sky Ramona Shelburne, ESPN
Diana Taurasi G Phoenix Mercury Phoenix Mercury Shams Charania, The Athletic
Seimone Augustus G-F Los Angeles Sparks
Sue Bird G Seattle Storm Seattle Storm Chris Haynes, Yahoo Sports
Alyssa Thomas* F Connecticut Sun Connecticut Sun Signed
Tina Charles C Washington Mystics
Glory Johnson F Atlanta Dream
Betnijah Laney G-F Atlanta Dream New York Liberty Jackie Powell and Howard Medgal, The Next
Sydney Colson G Chicago Sky
Cheyenne Parker F Chicago Sky Atlanta Dream Aryeh Schwartz, Winsidr
Jamierra Faulkner G Chicago Sky
Essence Carson G Connecticut Sun
Jasmine Thomas G Connecticut Sun Connecticut Sun Rachel Galligan, Winsidr
Theresa Plaisance F Connecticut Sun
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis F Connecticut Sun
Bria Holmes G Connecticut Sun
Kamiah Smalls G Indiana Fever Connecticut Sun Signed
Candice Dupree F Indiana Fever
Natalie Achonwa🇨🇦 F Indiana Fever Minnesota Lynx Doug Feinberg, AP
Erica Wheeler G Indiana Fever Los Angeles Sparks Rachel Galligan, Winsidr
Cierra Burdick F Las Vegas Aces
Danielle Robinson G Las Vegas Aces Indiana Fever Signed
Carolyn Swords C Las Vegas Aces
Sugar Rodgers G Las Vegas Aces
Kayla McBride G Las Vegas Aces Minnesota Lynx Confirmed she'll sign with team.
Reshanda Gray F Los Angeles Sparks
Riquna Williams G Los Angeles Sparks
Chelsea Gray G Los Angeles Sparks Las Vegas Aces Howard Megdal, The Next
Shenise Johnson G Minnesota Lynx
Kayla Alexander🇨🇦 C Minnesota Lynx
Amanda Zahui B. C New York Liberty
Alisia Jenkins F Phoenix Mercury
Kia Vaughn C Phoenix Mercury
Jessica Breland F Phoenix Mercury
Epiphanny Prince G Seattle Storm Seattle Storm Signed
Alysha Clark F Seattle Storm Washington Mystics Kareem Copeland, Washington Post
Alaina Coates C Washington Mystics
Tianna Hawkins F Washington Mystics
Emma Meesseman F Washington Mystics
Aerial Powers F-G Washington Mystics Minnesota Lynx Chris Haynes, Yahoo Sports
Jantel Lavender F Indiana Fever Indiana Fever Signed

*Thomas is likely to miss the entirety of the upcoming season after undergoing surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon on Jan. 20

Restricted Free Agents
Name Position Old Team Signed With Report
Kaela Davis G Atlanta Dream
Blake Dietrick G Atlanta Dream
Brionna Jones F Connecticut Sun
Brittney Sykes G Los Angeles Sparks Los Angeles Sparks Rachel Galligan, Winsidr
Erica McCall F Minnesota Lynx
Nia Coffey F Phoenix Mercury Phoenix Mercury Jeff Metcalfe, azcentral
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough G Phoenix Mercury
Sami Whitcomb G Seattle Storm
Allisha Gray G Dallas Wings Dallas Wings Signed

Cored
Name Position Old Team Signed With Report
Liz Cambage C Las Vegas Aces
Nneka Ogwumike F Los Angeles Sparks Los Angeles Sparks Rachel Galligan, Winsidr
Natasha Howard F Seattle Storm

Reserved
Name Position Old Team Signed With Report
Jaylyn Agnew F Atlanta Dream
Alexis Prince G Chicago Sky
Marianna Tolo C Los Angeles Sparks
Anna Cruz G Minnesota Lynx
Temi Fagbenle F Minnesota Lynx
Paris Kea G New York Liberty
Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe🇨🇦 F New York Liberty Will sit out to focus on Olympics CBC Sports
Joyner Holmes F New York Liberty New York Liberty Signed
Angel Robinson F-C Phoenix Mercury
Sonja Petrovic F Phoenix Mercury
Marta Xargay G Phoenix Mercury

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