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    In this July 22, 2009, file photo, Los Angeles Sparks coach Michael Cooper directs his team against the Seattle Storm in the second overtime of a WNBA basketball game in Seattle. Associated Press file photo

Posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:04 pm

ATLANTA — Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team.

He will have surgery this week at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta and a full recovery is expected, the Dream said Monday.

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