07 July 2015: Atlanta’s Cierra Burdick (left) in Atlanta Dream 85-75 loss to the Tulsa Shock at Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA. (Icon Sportswire via AP Images)

Dream waive Cierra Burdick, sign former Storm center

The Dream made a pair of roster moves Monday, adding center Markeisha Gatling and waiving guard Cierra Burdick.

Gatling is a three-year WNBA veteran, having last played with the Seattle Storm. She played in 11 games for Seattle in 2016 before being released on June 25. In that time, she averaged 2.3 points per game in 5.8 minutes of play per game.

Prior to joining Seattle in 2015, Gatling played her rookie season with the Chicago Sky, the team that drafted her 10th overall in the 2014 draft. In her three years in the WNBA, she has averaged 4.1 points and 2.6 rebounds per contest.

Burdick leaves Atlanta in the middle of her second season with the Dream.

A former star at Tennessee, Burdick was drafted by the Los Angeles Sparks in 2015 but began her career with the Dream. Her rookie campaign was cut short after 11 games when she underwent season-ending surgery on her foot.

Burdick appeared in eight games in 2016, playing more than five minutes only twice in that span.

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