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Atlanta Look to Advance to WNBA Finals Against Washington Sunday

Dream lead the series 2-1 after Friday night’s victory

WASHINGTON– The Atlanta Dream look to close out the series with the Washington Mystics in Game 4 of the 2018 WNBA Semifinals in Washington, D.C. inside Charles E. Smith Center on George Washington’s campus Sunday beginning at 3 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcasted live on ESPN2 with Pam Ward, Kara Lawson and LaChina Robinson on the call.

ATLANTA DREAM PLAYOFF NOTES

The second-seeded Dream (2-1) return to action after taking the series lead with an 81-76 win over the Mystics (1-2) Friday evening. Tiffany Hayes led Atlanta in scoring with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Hayes’ performance was her first career playoff double-double. Brittney Sykes finished with 17 points, a new playoff-best.

Mystics Forward-Guard Aerial Powers stepped up in Elena Delle Donne’s absence (left knee bone bruise) and led Washington in scoring with 18 points.

Atlanta is now 6-2 all-time against Washington and 2-0 at Washington in the playoffs.

If the Dream win, it will play in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals (first time since 2013) later this week. A win will also send the Atlanta Dream to its fourth WNBA Finals appearance in 11 seasons.

2018 Atlanta Dream Playoff tickets are now on sale. 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 eight times, winning conference titles in 2013, 2011 and 2010.

Photo By | Joshua Sowemimo

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