Dream make Michael Cooper head coach

By The Sports Network
November 21, 2013 - 5:03pm

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Dream have named former NBA
player and WNBA champion coach Michael Cooper as their new coach.

Cooper takes over for Fred Williams, who was relieved of his duties after Atlanta was swept by Minnesota in the WNBA Finals.

Cooper comes to the Dream after spending the past four seasons (2009-13) as the head coach of the women's basketball team at the University of Southern California, compiling a record of 72-57.

Prior to that, he had two stints as head coach of the Sparks, amassing a record of 167-85 over eight seasons (2000-04, 2007-09), including a 25-13 playoff record.