Tagged Renee Montgomery

WNBA Roundtable: Answering 2020-21 Season’s Big Questions

Though the WNBA has announced its intention to return, a lot of questions remain for TBW’s staff, including the moral, competitive and technical implications of what will unfold at the IMG Academy. We searched for some answers in this recent roundtable between TBW’s WNBA writers Myles Ehrlich, Jannelle Moore and Huw Hopkins. WNBA player Nneka…

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NBA, WNBA Continue Fighting for Social Justice

George Floyd’s murder last month at the hand of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin appears to have jolted much of America’s collective conscience from an apathetic slumber. People of all ages, races and backgrounds have taken up their First Amendment rights of assembly to redress grievances⁠—namely the extra-judicial killing of unarmed Black men by America’s…

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Chennedy Carter Will Jump-start Atlanta Dream

Chennedy Carter is the purest scorer in this year’s draft class. A three-time All-American and three-time First Team All-SEC, she ranked second all-time in A&M scoring, despite only being in the program for three years. The fourth entry in our Prospect Spotlight series, the Texas A&M guard is part of a new-look Atlanta Dream squad…

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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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Renee Montgomery is Perfect for Nicki Collen, Atlanta Dream

The Atlanta Dream made one of the 2018 offseason’s marquee moves by signing unrestricted free agent guard Renee Montgomery. 2018 WNBA Coach of the Year Nicki Collen struck a perfect balance to address what the Dream needed most. The Dream rode a late-season surge to nab the second overall seed and a double-bye into last…

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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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