Atlanta Dream

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Atlanta Dream
HistoryAtlanta Dream
ArenaGateway Center Arena
LocationCollege Park, Georgia
Team colorsRed, dark grey, light grey, light blue, white[2][3]
Main sponsorEmory Healthcare[4]
General managerDan Padover
Head coachTanisha Wright
Assistant(s)Vickie Johnson
Paul Goriss
Barbara Turner
OwnershipLarry Gottesdiener
Suzanne Abair
Renee Montgomery[5]
Conference titles3 (2010, 2011, 2013)

The Atlanta Dream are an American professional basketball team. They are based in Atlanta, Georgia. The team was made in 2008.[6] The Dream plays basketball in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). They are in the WNBA's Eastern Conference. The team is owned by Larry Gottesdiener, Suzanne Abair and Renee Montgomery. Montgomery was a member of the Dream in 2019. The Dream is not related to the Atlanta Hawks, the NBA team that is also in Atlanta.[7][8] When they play basketball in Atlanta, the Dream plays at the Gateway Center Arena in College Park, Georgia.

As of 2023, the team has gone to the WNBA Playoffs eight times. They have gone to the WNBA Finals three times. In 2010, they lost the Finals to the Seattle Storm. In 2011 and 2013, they lost to the Minnesota Lynx.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Key Dates–Dream History" (PDF). 2019 Atlanta Dream Media Guide. WNBA Properties, Inc. Retrieved October 21, 2019.
  2. "Atlanta Dream Unveil Bold New Brand". NBA Media Ventures, LLC. October 18, 2019. Retrieved October 19, 2019.
  3. "Atlanta Dream Reproduction Guideline Sheet". WNBA Enterprises, LLC. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
  4. "WNBA's Atlanta Dream Announces Emory Healthcare as Franchise's First-Ever Marquee Jersey Partner". WNBA. Retrieved July 7, 2022.
  5. "WNBA's Atlanta Dream Sold to Investor Group Including Renee Montgomery". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved February 26, 2021.
  6. "Atlanta Dream video at 13:15". Archived from the original on May 14, 2008. Retrieved April 21, 2009.
  7. Hummer, Steve (September 9, 2019). "Dream owners look to future that doesn't include State Farm Arena". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved September 13, 2019.
  8. "Atlanta Dream getting new logo, new home". 11Alive. WXIA TV. October 18, 2019.