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Dream's McDonald returning to Arizona to coach under Barnes

Sep. 08, 2022 18:09 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Atlanta Dream guard Aari McDonald is returning to Arizona to work under coach Adia Barnes. The school announced Thursday that McDonald will serve as director of recruiting operations while continuing to fulfill her WNBA commitments. She will oversee all...

Dream's Rhyne Howard landslide pick as WNBA rookie of year

Aug. 25, 2022 15:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Dream guard Rhyne Howard was an overwhelming choice as WNBA rookie of the year on Thursday. The versatile 6-foot-2 Howard received 53 of 56 votes to become only the second Atlanta player to win the award. Angel McCoughtry was the 2009 choice as the league's...

Howard delivers playoff-clinching win for Liberty over Dream

Aug. 14, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Natasha Howard scored 18 points and hit a big 3-pointer in the final minute as New York defeated Atlanta 87-83 on Sunday, sending the Liberty to the WNBA playoffs. With New York leading 80-79 in a back-and-forth fourth quarter, Howard hit a 24-footer to put the...

Liberty beat Dream to remain in hunt for a playoff spot

Aug. 12, 2022 22:49 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Crystal Dangerfield scored a season-high 18 points, Betnijah Laney added 17 points and the New York Liberty held off the Atlanta Dream 80-70 on Friday night. New York (15-20) entered the game in a four-way tie with Minnesota, Atlanta and Phoenix for the...

Plum scored 18 of her 22 points in 2nd half, Aces beat Dream

Aug. 10, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kelsey Plum scored 18 of her 22 points in the second half, A’ja Wilson had 24 points and 14 rebounds, and the Las Vegas Aces held off the Atlanta Dream 97-90 on Tuesday night. Las Vegas (24-10) pulled within one game of first-place Chicago with two games to play,...

Collier returns, Lynx beat Dream 81-71, stay in playoff hunt

Aug. 07, 2022 22:20 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier made her season debut for Minnesota, Kayla McBride scored 20 points and the Lynx used a fourth-quarter run to beat the Atlanta Dream 81-71 on Sunday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. Collier, Minnesota’s leading scorer (16.2 per game)...

Parker makes late layup, Dream hand Sparks 6th straight loss

Aug. 05, 2022 22:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Cheyenne Parker drove the baseline and made a go-ahead layup with 0.3 seconds left to lift the Atlanta Dream past the Los Angeles Sparks 88-86 on Friday night. Los Angeles called a timeout after Parker's make and Nneka Ogwumike sank a shot from the baseline but it...

Howard scores 20 points, Dream hand Fever 15th straight loss

Aug. 03, 2022 21:40 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rhyne Howard scored 20 points, Cheyenne Parker added 17 and the Atlanta Dream handed the Indiana Fever its 15th straight loss with a 91-81 victory on Wednesday night. Atlanta (13-18) ended a four-game losing streak and moved into a three-way tie for seventh in the...

Ionescu, Howard help Liberty cruise past Sparks, 102-73

Aug. 02, 2022 22:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points on 11-of-16 shooting, Natasha Howard had 24 points and 11 rebounds and the New York Liberty beat the Los Angeles Sparks 102-73 on Tuesday night in the first of back-to-back games between the teams. The Liberty (12-18) and Los...

Thornton scores career-high 21, Wings beat Dream 81-68

Jul. 30, 2022 22:00 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Kayla Thornton scored a career-high 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting, Teaira McCowan added 14 points and 14 rebounds and the Dallas Wings beat Atlanta 81-68 Saturday night. Arike Ogunbowale added 21 points, eight assists and five steals for the Wings. ...