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Dream Vs. Liberty: Angel McCoughtry Out Of The Lineup With Knee Injury

When the Atlanta Dream took the floor for warm ups prior to their season opener against the New York Liberty, they did so without one of their biggest weapons. All-Star forward Angel McCoughtry remains in street clothes and will miss the game due to a left knee injury that she suffered in practice several weeks ago. McCoughtry sat out the Dream's exhibition opener in Great Britain as well. Officially she is listed as day-to-day on the team injury report. 

Atlanta is no doubt playing it safe with McCoughtry as they can ill-afford to be without her for a long period of time. McCoughtry averaged a team leading 21.1 points per game last season for the Dream. It will take a team effort to try and replace that production but look for Atlanta to lean on their backcourt combination of Lindsey Harding and Iziane Castro Marques.

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