Naz Hillmon

Dream playoff hopes crushed, but their future is far from a nightmare

By Gabriella Lewis / August 21, 2022

Missing the playoffs by a single game may have served the Dream exactly what they need

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Locked on Women’s Basketball: What’s next for Rhyne Howard, Naz Hillmon and the Atlanta Dream? 

By The Next / August 16, 2022

Gabriella Lewis joins host Howard Megdal to discuss a dramatic final weekend for the Atlanta Dream

Members of the Atlanta Dream stand on the court. They are, from left to right: Erica Wheeler, Cheyenne Parker, Rhyne Howard, and Kristy Wallace, with Nia Coffey in front of them

Atlanta Mailbag: the future, past and present

By Gabriella Lewis / August 9, 2022

Who will the Dream keep next year? How can they secure a playoff push?

Atlanta Dream head coach Tanisha Wright stands at midcourt in front of the scorer's table, looking out towards the court and leaning over

A meteoric rise to greatness: the Atlanta Dream’s Tanisha Wright

By Gabriella Lewis / August 7, 2022

A “players’ coach,” Wright’s case for Coach of the Year is predicated on her relationship with her team

A thumbnail previewing a Locked on Women's Basketball podcast episode featuring Naz Hillmon of the Atlanta Dream

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Naz your typical rookie

By The Next / July 28, 2022

Naz Hillmon has exceeded expectations this season, as have the Dream as a team. Hillmon joins the show to explain how they’ve done it.

As attendance doubles, it’s clear the vibes are shifting in Atlanta

By Gabriella Lewis / July 22, 2022

‘I hope the future of the Dream looks lit’

Atlanta Dream center Kia Vaughn (7) shoots against Washington Mystics forward Elizabeth Williams (1) during a game at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C., on June 28, 2022. (Photo credit: Domenic Allegra)

‘The ultimate pro’: Inside Kia Vaughn’s prolific, beloved 14-year career

By Gabriella Lewis / July 9, 2022

‘It’s a big, big possibility that this is my last go-around’

Atlanta Dream big Naz Hillmon dribbles up the court

Loves the food, hates the traffic: Naz Hillmon is fitting into Atlanta nicely

By Gabriella Lewis / June 27, 2022

‘Naz is someone who really knows herself’

2022 WNBA Draft: How the Atlanta Dream’s selections, headlined by Rhyne Howard, change the franchise’s future

By Spencer Nusbaum / April 11, 2022

‘The ceiling is absolutely there for her to be one of those foundational pieces on a championship-level team,’ GM Padover says of Howard

Four pictures arranged in a checkerboard layout: top-left, Rhyne Howard dribbling; top-right, NaLyssa Smith loading up for a jump shot; bottom-left, Shakira Austin releasing a jumper; bottom-right, Emily Engstler holding the ball and surveilling the court

Who’s Next — The Next’s WNBA Draft Board v2.0

By Em Adler / April 8, 2022

In-depth scouting reports on every potential major contributor