The Atlanta Dream are on the “verge of being sold,” according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
“As it relates to the Atlanta Dream, we understand a sale of the franchise is close to being finalized,” a WNBA spokesperson told the outlet. “Once the sale negotiation is concluded, additional information will be provided.”
The team has been embroiled in drama this year after Dream co-owner and Sen. Kelly Loeffler openly criticized the WNBA for its stance regarding the Black Lives Matter movement.
Dream players have vocally opposed Loeffler during her brief stint as a Georgia senator, which began Jan. 6, 2020. Players even went as far as donning “Vote Warnock” shirts during the WNBA’s abbreviated 2020 season in support of her then-opponent Reverend Raphael Warnock.
As The Atlanta Journal-Constitution noted, Loeffler previously said she would not sell the team, but that no longer seems to be the case.
Mary Brock also owns a portion of the team. It’s unclear if she is involved in the reported sale or not.