Angel McCoughtry

Former St. Frances star Angel McCoughtry eyes return to professional basketball

Former St. Frances star Angel McCoughtry eyes return to professional basketball

ATLANTA — Angel McCoughtry has no regrets about becoming the latest WNBA player to sit out the season to rest and recover from playing professional basketball year-round.

“I'm not waking up aching, nothing is hurting right now,” said the 30-year-old Atlanta Dream forward. “It's a good feeling.”

Having not played in a game since May, McCoughtry (St. Frances) said she is physically ready for a return to basketball. She will start playing again late next month at a USA Basketball camp in California before returning to Russia in October to join the EuroLeague's Dynamo Kursk.

She has been playing year-round in the WNBA and overseas for eight straight...

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