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Michael Cooper diagnosed with early stage tongue cancer

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team.

He will have surgery this week at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta and a full recovery is expected, the Dream said Monday. 197 more words

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Dream Coach Michael Cooper Has Tongue Cancer

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team.

He will have surgery this week at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta and a full recovery is expected, the Dream said Monday. 191 more words

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Assisted Field Goals

Through July 17

Highest Percentage of Assisted FGs:
(min. 20 FGM)
93.8% (45-48) — DeLisha Milton-Jones, N.Y.-Atl.
91.9% (34-37) — Devereaux Peters, Min.
87.7% (57-65) — Damiris Dantas, Min. 340 more words

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Blocked

Through July 17

Most FG Attempts Blocked
27 — Chiney Ogwumike, Con. (262/10.3%)
27 — Glory Johnson, Tul. (273/9.9%)
25 — Odyssey Sims, Tul. (296/8.4%) 325 more words

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The Daily W, 07/21/2014

While the All-Star festivities were taking place in Phoenix over the weekend, the Los Angeles Sparks were making moves that might affect actual meaningful games in the WNBA. 1,653 more words

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Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper Has Cancer

In a span of 48 hours, Atlanta Dream head coach Michael Cooper has experienced the entire spectrum of human emotions.

Just days after coaching the Eastern Conference team to a thrilling, heart-stopping 125-124 overtime victory over the Western Conference in the WNBA All Star Game — led by a record 29-point, 8-assist explosion by his rookie Shoni Shimmel no less — Atlanta Dream head coach and 5-time NBA champion will take an immediate medical leave of absent to treat the beginning stages of cancer, the Dream announced. 260 more words

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Get Well Soon Coop!

Usually here at FreshTake we avoid talking about the WNBA like Herpes Simplex 12, but this is a different instance. Former Laker great Micheal Cooper now the Head Coach of Atlanta’s own Dream has recently been… 239 more words

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