Atlanta Can Clinch WNBA Finals Spot Tuesday Night at Home
The series is tied 2-2 after falling Sunday to Washington
ATLANTA– The Atlanta Dream look to close out the series with the Washington Mystics in a decisive Game 5 of the 2018 WNBA Semifinals in Atlanta, Ga. inside McCamish Pavilion Tuesday beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcasted live on ESPN2 with Pam Ward, Kara Lawson and LaChina Robinson on the call.
The second-seeded Dream (2-2) return to action after falling to the Mystics (3-2), 97-76, Sunday night. Renee Montgomery recorded her first career double-double behind 12 points and 10 assists. Six Dream players finished the game in double figures (Brittney Sykes-12, Tiffany Hayes-12, Montgomery-12, Jessica Breland-12, Monique Billings-11, Alex Bentley-11).
Mystics guard Kristi Toliver led Washington in scoring with 22 points and seven assists. Ariel Atkins added 19 points.
The winner of Tuesday’s game will earn a spot in the 2018 WNBA Finals against the winner of the Phoenix/Seattle series, which has also gone five games. With a win, the Dream will either travel to Seattle for Game 1 or host Phoenix depending on the outcome of that series. Atlanta has been to the WNBA Finals three previous times (2010, 2011, 2013).
Atlanta is now 6-3 all-time against Washington and 3-2 at home in the playoffs.
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.