The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Dream player Nicki Collen following the team’s practice on May 30. Topics included winning the season opener at home against Dallas on May 24, preparing to play games in two consecutive days starting with a home contest against Seattle on May 31, having a balanced team, incorporating offensive and defensive sets early in the season and hammering the Golden Spike at an Atlanta United contest.
The Sports Inquirer attended the post-game presser of Atlanta Dream head coach Nicki Collen following her team’s 82-68 home win over the New York Liberty on July 19. Topics included thoughts on the win, the struggles of the reserves in the fourth quarter, gaining a big lead in the first half, Atlanta’s six-game winning streak, Tiffany Hayes’ omission from the All-Star Team and preparing to host Seattle on July 22.
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of the Atlanta Dream following the team’s 75-70 home win over the Connecticut Sun on June 22 featuring players Angel McCoughtry and Brittney Sykes and head coach Nicki Collen. McCoughtry scored a game-high 25 points while Sykes posted 13 points off the bench. Topics included thoughts on the win, coming back from an eight-point deficit to start the second half and overcoming adversity.