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Atlanta Dream With Quick Turnaround, Host Phoenix Sunday

Atlanta – The Atlanta Dream will return to action Sunday afternoon when it hosts the Phoenix Mercury inside McCamish Pavilion beginning at 3 p.m. The game will be televised locally on FOX Sports Southeast.

Atlanta Dream vs Phoenix Mercury Game Notes

The Dream (8-9) will look to quickly rebound from a 95-86 loss to Seattle Friday evening. Angel McCoughtry led Atlanta with 26 points and Tiffany Hayes added 23.

Phoenix (14-5), currently second in the overall WNBA standings, is coming in winners of four straight, including an 84-77 victory over Connecticut Thursday evening. Ageless Diana Taurasi is averaging a team-high 20.4 points a game for the Mercury.

Atlanta and Phoenix met earlier this season at McCamish Pavilion on Sunday, June 3. The Mercury pulled away late for a 79-70 win behind 20 points from Taurasi and DeWanna Bonner. McCoughtry finished with 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Dream.

The Dream’s stretch against the top-three teams in the WNBA standings continues Wednesday with an afternoon road game at the Washington Mystics.

Atlanta Dream season, group tickets and single game tickets are available now. For more information, visit atlantadream.net or call 877.977.7729.

The Atlanta Dream plays its home games in McCamish Pavilion on the Georgia Tech campus. Atlanta has qualified for the playoffs seven times, winning conference titles in 2013, 2011 and 2010.

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