Atlanta Dream to move venues ahead of anticipated renovations at Philips Arena

ATLANTA — Philips Arena will undergo extensive renovations and because of it, the Atlanta Dream will play the 2017 and 2018 seasons at the McCamish Pavilion on the campus of Georgia Tech.

On official announcement from Philips Arena and the Atlanta Hawks is expected soon.


In a statement released Monday by the Dream, the team will be relocating to the 8,600-seat McCamish Pavilion "as Philips Arena will not be available."

"We are excited to be the host facility for the Atlanta Dream the next two seasons," Georgia Tech Senior Woman Administrator and Associate Athletic Director Joeleen Akin said.  "Georgia Tech has an opportunity to increase awareness of the Institute while showcasing its first-class basketball facility.  Our goal is to provide the Dream players, staff and fans the best home court experience possible."

The Dream says they are making the announcement now to inform season ticket members ahead of the upcoming 2017 season renewals.