Just in case you weren’t aware, I feel like I should let you know a former University of Louisville basketball star has led their team to a third league final in four years.
Olympic gold medalist Angel McCoughtry and the Atlanta Dream The Indiana Fever in two straight games to advance to the WNBA finals over the weekend.
Angel and the Dream haven’t won the WBNA finals in their...
INDIANAPOLIS -- Angel McCoughtry is back for another shot at her first WNBA title.
Five years into her career, she has already cemented her status as one of the league's best players. After the adversity of losing two championship series, McCoughtry is adding improved leadership to her immense array of talents.
It paid off Sunday when McCoughtry powered Atlanta to its third Eastern...
Tiffany Hayes scored 23 points, Angel McCoughtry had 18 points and the Atlanta Dream beat the Indiana Fever 84-79 on Thursday night for a 1-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.
Armintie Herrington finished with 16 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had five assists for the Dream. Erika de Souza had 10 points.
McCoughtry scored on a three-point play to give the Dream an 81-75...
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September 26, 2013
Angel McCoughtry still has it.
One of the winners of the WNBA’s Peak Performer Award, McCoughtry will lead the Atlanta Dream into a best-of-three East Playoffs series Thursday against the Indiana Fever, which captured the WNBA championship last season.
The game will be televised on ESPN2 at 7 p.m.
McCoughtry, the former University of Louisville great, led the...
Angel McCoughtry scored 20 points as a controlling first half and dominant fourth quarter led the Atlanta Dream to a 63-45 victory over the Washington Mystics on Saturday night, evening their Eastern Conference semifinals series.
Erika DeSouza had 11 points and 15 rebounds, and Aneika Henry added 10 points and 12 rebounds for the Dream, who outscored Washington 17-9 in the both...
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September 21, 2013
ATLANTA -- Angel McCoughtry drove the lane, sweeping right toward the basket as she breezed past the defender. She extended her arm out ... but the ball glanced off the rim and she could only watch as it bounced right to and awaiting Mystics player.
It was just that kind of night for the WNBA's most prolific scorer, and by the time she broke out of her funk, it was too late...
Angel McCoughtry scored 16 points, Erika de Souza had 12 points and 14 rebounds, and the Atlanta Dream cruised to a 70-57 victory over the New York Liberty on Friday night.
Tiffany Hayes added 12 points and Alex Bentley had 11 for the Dream (17-13), who moved closer to clinching second place in the Eastern Conference. Atlanta leads Washington, which lost at Connecticut, by three...
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September 06, 2013
ATLANTA -- Angel McCoughtry appreciates how rookie Alex Bentley has helped the Atlanta Dream avoid a dropoff in scoring.
A broken foot will keep Sancho Lyttle out until September, and a knee injury will sideline Tiffany Hayes another two weeks, so the Dream need offensive production from someone other than McCoughtry.
"Alex is really helping our team with Sancho and Tiffany...
UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- Angel McCoughtry wasn't satisfied with her seemingly dominating performance, but was quite pleased she and the Atlanta Dream held off the Connecticut Sun for a tough road win.
McCoughtry had a game-high 34 points with five rebounds and three steals in the Dream's 78-77 victory over the Sun on Sunday.
McCoughtry, the only player who reached double figures...
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ATLANTA -- Angel McCoughtry had 15 points and a career high-tying 10 assists, and the undefeated Atlanta Dream took control with 12 consecutive points in the third quarter to beat the New York Liberty 75-56 on Friday night.
Sancho Lyttle scored 18 points to lead the Dream (4-0), who are off to their best start since winning their first six games in 2010.
Kara Braxton led the Liberty...