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“You feel a little bit like a one man show,” Nicki Collen says, contemplating her first few days on the job as the new head coach of the Atlanta Dream. “One woman show, I guess.”
Top scorer Angel McCoughtry is out this season, but these Atlanta Dream teammates are ready to step up.
In January 2008 the WNBA unveiled its first women’s pro team in Atlanta: the Dream. The basketball team became a reality largely due to the efforts of a group of boosters led by then City Council President Lisa Borders. Eight years later the former mayoral candidate and self-described “raving” WNBA fan has landed a dream gig—league president.