As espnW.com previews the 2013 WNBA season, Mechelle Voepel takes a look at the Atlanta Dream.
With the league's best record and a pair of MVP candidates, defending champion Minnesota is the favorite when the 2012 WNBA playoffs open Thursday.
Despite leading the Dream to back-to-back WNBA Finals the past two seasons, Marynell Meadors was fired Monday. And now we know who's really in charge in Atlanta: star player Angel McCoughtry.
Saturday's Lynx-Dream contest is a WNBA Finals rematch that was supposed to pit the league's top scorer against the league's top team. But right now, Angel McCoughtry's puzzling absence is taking center stage.
The WNBA just had a month-long break, but the playoff push will be intense from the get-go when games resume Thursday.