Atlanta Dream hires Michael Cooper
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Dream hired former NBA star Michael Cooper as head coach on Thursday, hoping he can lead the team to a WNBA championship after three winless trips to the finals.
The 57-year-old Cooper won five titles as a defensive stopper for the Los Angeles Lakers during the "Showtime" era, and he followed up his playing career by guiding the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks to consecutive titles as a coach in 2001 and 2002.
Atlanta won three of the last four ...
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