Latest Atlanta Dream News

Dream picks longtime WNBA player Tanisha Wright as new coach

Oct. 12, 2021 12:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Dream hired longtime WNBA player Tanisha Wright as its new head coach on Tuesday, looking to bring stability to a team that struggled under two interim coaches this past season. The 37-year-old Wright played 14 seasons with the Seattle Storm,...

Dream's Williams apologizes for joking about fight she had

Oct. 04, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Dream guard Courtney Williams apologized Monday for a since-deleted video on YouTube she posted over the weekend in which she joked about a fight she was involved in earlier this year in Atlanta. Footage of the fight, which circulated on social...

Connecticut Sun win 14th straight, defeat Dream 84-64

Sep. 19, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Natisha Hiedeman scored 16 points off the bench, Brionna Jones had a double-double and the Connecticut Sun closed out the WNBA regular season with a 14-game winning streak, topping the Atlanta Dream 84-64 on Sunday. The Sun 26-6) finished 15-1...

Sykes scores 17 points, Sparks keep postseason hopes alive

Sep. 16, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Brittney Sykes scored 17 points, Nneka Ogwumike had 15 points and 10 rebounds and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Atlanta Dream 74-68 on Thursday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. Los Angeles (12-19) is in ninth place, a half-game behind...

Hayes scores season-high 31 to lead Atlanta past Indiana

Sep. 14, 2021 21:23 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Tiffany Hayes scored a season-high 31 points, Courtney Williams had 15 points and 11 rebounds and the Atlanta Dream beat the Indiana Fever 85-78 on Tuesday night for coach Darius Taylor's first home victory. Hayes scored 15 points in the third...

Tina Charles moves into 2nd place on WNBA rebounding list

Sep. 10, 2021 21:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tina Charles had 26 points and 16 rebounds and the Washington Mystics beat the Atlanta Dream 82-74 on Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Charles moved past Rebekkah Brunson (3,356) for second place on the WNBA career rebounding list,...

Mercury win 10th straight on Peddy's 3 late free throws

Sep. 08, 2021 21:39 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Shey Peddy made three free throws with 3.8 seconds left and the short-handed Phoenix Mercury rallied to beat the Atlanta Dream 76-75 on Wednesday night for their 10th straight victory. Peddy scored 10 of her 18 points in the fourth quarter, with...

Former Falcons executive Shaw Parker named Dream president

Sep. 08, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Dream named former NFL executive Morgan Shaw Parker its president and chief operating officer on Wednesday. Shaw Parker replaces Chris Sienko, who was fired by the WNBA team on April 21. She had served as chief marketing...

WNBA playoff seeds up for grabs as teams enter home stretch

Sep. 07, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA playoff chase may come down to the final day of the regular season on Sept. 19. Six teams have already clinched postseason spots, although where they will finish in the standings is still up for grabs. Connecticut remains...

Hayes scores 22, Dream beats Wings 69-64 to end 11-game skid

Sep. 05, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tiffany Hayes had 22 points, eight rebounds and three steals, Monique Billings had her second consecutive double-double and the Atlanta Dream beat the Dallas Wings 69-64 on Sunday to snap an 11-game winless streak. The Dream won on the road for...