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WNBA trades open way for free agency to begin

It's already been a busy week in the WNBA, and teams can't officially sign free agents until Wednesday.

There have been three trades in the last five days, and at least one more is set to be done soon with Elena Delle Donne heading to Washington, according to two people familiar with the situation. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal hasn't been finalized yet.

As a restricted free agent, Delle Donne can't be traded by Chicago until Wednesday at the earliest, when the Sky can execute a sign-and-trade with the Mystics. That's also the first day that teams can sign unrestricted free agents.

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