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Breaking down the Chicago Sky’s trade for Dana Evans

The Chicago Sky’s rollercoaster season continued last Wednesday when the team traded rookie point guard Shyla Heal to the Dallas Wings for fellow 2021 draftee Dana Evans. Heal was subsequently waived by the Wings, who elected not to take on her salary. Chicago also sent a 2022 third-round draft pick to Dallas in the deal, as well as the option to swap 2022 first-round draft picks, should the Wings choose to do so.
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Sky trade Shyla Heal, picks to Wings for Dana Evans

The Chicago Sky have traded 2021 first-round draft choice Shyla Heal to the Dallas Wings in exchange for Dana Evans, a 2022 third-round pick and the right to swap first-round picks 2022, the team announced Wednesday. Heal, 19, was the eighth overall pick in this year's draft. At the time,...
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Dallas Wings Trade Dana Evans to Chicago Sky

CHICAGO - In just her first season in the WNBA, former Louisville women's basketball star Dana Evans is already on the move. The Dallas Wings, who drafted the 5-foot-6 guard with the 13th overall pick in April's WNBA Draft, has traded the rookie to the Chicago Sky, the organization announced Wednesday. In return, the Wings received a third-round 2022 pick, the rights to swap 2022 first-round picks with the Sky, and Shyla Heal, who was immediately waived.
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Homecoming: Gary native Dana Evans traded to the Chicago Sky

Season: 0.8 ppg, 0.5 apg (6 games) Today: at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Dana Evans is coming home having been traded Wednesday to the Chicago Sky, a team analysts considered would be a good fit when she entered the league. Evans has appeared in all six games for the Dallas Wings,...
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Chicago Sky acquire former West Side star Dana Evans in trade with Dallas Wings

The Chicago Sky had a chance to pick former Louisville star Dana Evans in the first round of the WNBA draft in April but took Australian guard Shyla Heal instead. Less than two months later, the Sky (2-5) reversed course amid a five-game losing streak, sending Heal to the Dallas Wings for Evans on Wednesday.
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Dana Evans adjusting to life in the WNBA with rookie season on the horizon

Dana Evans has spent most of the past month as a sponge, soaking up as much information as she can as she adjusts to life in the WNBA. The Gary native moved to Dallas a few days after being selected 13th overall by the Wings on April 15. Ever since, it’s like she’s moving into her freshman dorm at Louisville, except she’s completely on her own in a much bigger city.
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Dana Evans Makes Dallas Wings' Opening Day Roster

DALLAS - Former Louisville women's basketball star Dana Evans has officially made the opening day roster for the Dallas Wings, the organization announced Thursday. The WNBA's final roster cut-down deadline was today at 5:00 p.m. EST. Ahead of the season opener on Friday, May 14 at the Los Angeles Sparks,...
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Dana Evans: Louisville Prepared Me for the WNBA

DALLAS - For many athletes, making the jump from the collegiate ranks to the professional level can be a daunting task. Between a new organization, new teammates, as well as an overall jump in the talent of your competition, sometimes there is not always a seamless transition for rookies. But...
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Dana Evans on Draft Slide: I Feel Motivated, Disrespected

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Heading into the 2021 WNBA Draft, former Louisville guard Dana Evans was viewed as one of the top guard prospects and top scorers in this year's draft class. She was a consensus top ten draft pick among major mock drafts, with some even having her cracking the top five.
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Dallas Wings executive calls Dana Evans the "steal of the (WNBA) draft"

Former University of Louisville women’s basketball All-American Dana Evans was projected as a top-eight pick in the WNBA Draft. But once the draft started on Thursday night, Evans started to slip. The Dallas Wings took former Texas star Charli Collier with the first pick and then selected center Awak Kuier from Finland before Arizona guard Aari McDonald went to the Atlanta Dream.
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Former Louisville All-American Dana Evans picked No. 13 in WNBA Draft

Dana Evans had to wait a little longer to find out but she's headed to Dallas. The former University of Louisville All-American was taken by the Dallas Wings as the No. 13 pick in the WNBA Draft - the first pick of the second round - on Thursday night. The draft was done virtually on ESPN and Evans became the 14th former U of L player to be selected.
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Dana Evans Selected 13th

Dana Evans’s draft night did not go as planned. All season she’d been predicted to be a first round pick however in a surprising turn of events the two time ACC Player of the Year dropped out of the first round and was chosen 13th by the Dallas Wings. The Wings had the first pick of the draft and took Texas center Charli Collier. They then selected Away Kuier a center from Finland with the second pick. They had the fifth pick which they used on Chelsea Dungee a guard from Arkansas.