Liberty set to host well-rested Dream

East finals is matchup of something old (Liberty) vs. something new (Dream)

Originally Published: September 4, 2010
By Mechelle Voepel | Special to ESPN.com

When the New York Liberty were first getting a taste of the WNBA's postseason, in 1997, Atlanta didn't have a team in the league. Instead, the ABL was there in Georgia, trying to make a go of it with a franchise called the Glory.

The ABL lasted just two full seasons, folding while the third was under way, three days before Christmas 1998. The women's basketball fans of the city had to wait until 2008 to have a pro team again, when the WNBA expanded to launch the Atlanta Dream. They ...

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