Former Washington Mystics coach Julie Plank has joined the Atlanta Dream staff as an assistant coach.
WNBA commissioner Laurel Richie hopes the U.S. women's basketball team winning gold means more eyes will be on her league in the second half of the season and into the playoffs.
The WNBA just had a month-long break, but the playoff push will be intense from the get-go when games resume Thursday.
Every team in the WNBA's Eastern Conference has some definite positives. But it's unclear who really might be the best.
Jen Gillom has entered an exclusive club.
Doug Bruno, Marynell Meadors and Jennifer Gillom will serve as assistant coaches with the U.S. women's basketball team at this summer's London Olympics, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.