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The end of what was a fun pairing. The Atlanta Dream have announced that they will not use the core designation on veteran player Angel McCoughtry. McCoughtry missed last season it’s looking like the next time she sets foot on the court, it will be in a new uniform.

Atlanta Dream Statement on Angel McCoughtry


ATLANTA– The Atlanta Dream have decided, after conversations with Angel McCoughtry and her representation, to allow her to test free agency for the first time in her career.


While the Dream could have used the Core designation to keep Angel’s rights and control her future, this provides her the freedom to speak with any team.


Angel has been a mainstay in Atlanta since she was drafted first overall in the 2009 WNBA draft.


In choosing free agency, the door remains open for Angel to return to Atlanta as she explores other opportunities.

McCoughtry is now a member of the Las Vegas Aces.


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