Tagged Angel McCoughtry

Breaking Down WNBA’s Wild Week of Free Agency

February 10 kicked off an exciting flurry of free-agent activity for the WNBA, and each of the 12 franchises has made moves they hope will improve their roster for the upcoming 2020 season. With the new CBA in place, some teams—like the Los Angeles Sparks and Phoenix Mercury—have pounced with large dollar offers to entice…

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WNBA Team-Building has Entered a New Era

Washington Mystics general manager and head coach Mike Thibault says the WNBA’s new collective bargaining agreement has changed his job forever. He’s right, and it’s a great thing despite the additional challenges for those in his profession. Thibault gave an interview to Ava Wallace of The Washington Post after former Washington guard Kristi Toliver recently…

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How Long Until We See WNBA’s First ‘Super Team?’

During this third decade of the WNBA, players are finally starting to realize some of the agency that their counterparts in the NBA enjoy. That’s not only true of them as a group but as individuals as well. The new CBA appears to open the door to greater and more frequent player movement, as well…

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How Atlanta Can Prove 2019, Not 2018, Was Only a Dream

After coming within minutes of a WNBA Finals appearance in 2018, the Atlanta Dream came crashing down to earth and finished with the league’s worst record in 2019.  Longtime franchise player Angel McCoughtry ended up missing the entire season after a late-season ACL tear ended her 2018 campaign. Tiffany Hayes (ankle) was limited early on. …

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How Do Atlanta Dream Fix This Going Forward?

The Atlanta Dream have lost seven straight games after a 5-10 start. Now sitting 5.5 games out of the No. 8 spot with 12 games remaining, the Dream must begin looking inward as they evaluate what went wrong and how they can get back into contention next season. Here are the biggest questions facing general…

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Atlanta Dream 2019 Offseason Checklist

The Atlanta Dream were on the doorstep of a WNBA Finals berth. Instead, the Seattle Storm made the leap from eighth to first en route to a title. The Dream may have topped that story jumping from tenth to second if not for one bad break. All-Star forward Angel McCoughtry suffered a torn ACL in…

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