Dream fires Cooper after 12-22 season

(TSX / STATS) -- Michael Cooper was fired by the Atlanta Dream after posting an 12-22 record in 2017.

The Dream reached the postseason twice in Cooper's four seasons as head coach in Atlanta. He was 63-73 overall.

"I am very proud of the young and cohesive team we've built and I want to thank the Atlanta fans, the Dream organization, and, most of all, our players for their dedication and hard work," Cooper said in a statement. "We've grown as a team and I'm confident these talented and exciting players will continue to realize their potential both as a team and individually."

Updated September 5, 2017