The penetration and a penchant for drawing the foul have established this player as a leading scorer. Angel McCoughtry is a basketball player who broke multiple records in school sports for most steals and most points in a season along with scoring the most points in a game. She played for the Atlanta Dream of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) for a long time before moving to Dynamo Kursk in 2016. She won the gold medal while representing U.S. during the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics.
Angel’s Stint in Basketball:
The player enjoyed the extraordinary period of her career while she was just in a school. Claiming different records in her name, she completed her college career at the University of Louisville in 2009. After being selected at first by the Atlanta Dream in the same year’s WNBA Draft, she has been playing brilliantly for her team.
Her best season till the date would be the 2011 season when she averaged the career high stats of 21.6 ppg that resulted in her team to have a 20-14 record and be the number three seed in the Eastern Conference. She has participated in the two Olympics and contributed in the win with her team which earned the team a gold medal in both competitions.
Angel’s Net Worth and salary:
She has not just been a stunning player on the home leagues but has traveled overseas to exhibit her talent. She has played in the countries like Turkey, Slovakia, Lebanon, Hungary, and Russia. She has the net worth of around 10 million and earns the salary of $180,00o a year.
The highly decorated and honored basketball player has set a WNBA playoff record with 42 points in game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the New York Liberty. She became the WNBA all-star for the fourth time in 2015. As of now, she plays for the Dynamo Kursk of the Russian Premier League.
Is Angel Dating Anyone?
The on-court superstar who has amazed the world with her skills and competency has been an amazing person as well out of the court. There were many speculations about the relationship status of her In the past. However, in 2015 she came out and as a lesbian and confirmed her sexuality.
It happened after she posted a photo with her fiancé on her Instagram page along with the message that said the couple went through many difficulties and faced discrimination. She also said that their friends abandoned them along with the family members telling that their relationship was a lie.
Her partner or just girlfriend Branda Elise, a budding actress, and social media blogger, have been in a relationship for a long time now. Although the actual date of their first meeting is a secret as the time, they met through a mutual friend that resulted in their engagement taking place in Turkey.
As she participated in the Summer Olympics 2016, she had plans of marriage and wedding in the fall of the same year, but it hasn’t happened till the date but can happen soon. She is all set to make Branda her lawfully wed wife.
Angel McCougtry currently aged 30 was born on 10th September 1986in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. She was born to the parents Roi and Sharon McCoughtry. The American National belongs to African-American ethnicity. The exceptional talent of this player in not only her acknowledgeable feature but she also has a perfect body shape and measurements with the height of 6 feet and 1 inch.