ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 24: Monique Billings #25 of the Atlanta Dream smiles prior to a game against the Chicago Sky on August 24, 2021 at Gateway Center Arena in College Park, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2021 NBAE (Photo by Adam Hagy/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Atlanta Dream has re-signed forward Monique Billings.“We are very excited to watch Mo continue to grow in a Dream uniform,” said general manager Dan Padover. “She is an extremely hard worker who brings a ray of positivity to every room she enters. The way Mo shows up every day is the exact kind of passion we want this team to have, and we know her drive will continue to facilitate success on and off the court for both herself and for this franchise.”

Billings was drafted in the second round (15th overall) by Atlanta in the 2018 WNBA Draft. In four years with the Dream, she has averaged 6.2 points, 5.9 rebounds and 0.8 steals per game in 114 career regular-season games. She shot a career-high 49.5 percent from the field last season, averaging more than eight points per game for the second-straight year (8.1).

“We are thrilled to have Monique back with the Dream this season,” said head coach Tanisha Wright. “Mo has gotten progressively better every year since being drafted as a direct result of her strong work ethic. She is a professional basketball player who fits the culture we’re trying to build here, and her unique skillset filled with bounce and energy will all be huge assets for this team.”

With the Townsville Fire in Australia’s WNBL, Billings is averaging 17.5 points, 9.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists, and 2.0 steals in six games so far this season.

The Atlanta Dream will tip off their milestone 15th season in the WNBA in May 2022.

Photo: Courtesy of Atlanta Dream

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