The Dallas Wings are a professional basketball team based in Arlington, Texas, playing in the Western Conference in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA).
The team was founded in Detroit, Michigan before the 1998 WNBA season began; the team moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma before the 2010 season; then moved to Dallas prior to the start of the 2016 season. The team is owned by an ownership group which is led by Bill Cameron and Chris Christian. Bill Cameron is Chairman, Chris Christian is Vice Chairman, and David Swatzell is President. On July 20, 2015, Cameron announced that the franchise would move to Arlington, Texas for the 2016 WNBA season.
The franchise has been home to many high-quality players such as athletic shooting guard Deanna Nolan, women’s professional basketball all-time leading scorer Katie Smith, former NBA great Karl Malone’s daughter Cheryl Ford, and young Australian center Liz Cambage.