Atlanta Looks to Secure Second Seed against Aces Sunday
LAS VEGAS - The Atlanta Dream close out the regular season on the West Coast Sunday against the Las Vegas Aces inside Mandalay Bay Events Center beginning at 6 p.m. ET. The game will be streamed on ESPN3.
Atlanta (22-11) returns to action after falling to the Phoenix Mercury, 104-95, Friday night. Alex Bentley led the Dream in scoring with 24 points, including a career-high six three-pointers. Tiffany Hayes added 21 points, her 12th 20+ scoring effort of the season.
The Dream can clinch the No. 2 seed in the WNBA Playoffs with a win Sunday. The second seed will guarantee the Dream a double-bye and a spot in the WNBA Semifinals beginning Sunday, August 26. The 2018 WNBA Playoffs begin Tuesday, August 21 with a pair of first-round games.
The Aces (14-19) most recently played Friday night and were eliminated from the playoff hunt after falling to the Dallas Wings, 107-102. A'ja Wilson led the Aces in scoring with 34 points and seven rebounds. Kelsey Plum finished with 20 points.
The Dream lead the season series 2-0, with the Dream winning the most recent meeting, 109-100, in Atlanta on August 7.
Atlanta Dream season, group tickets and single game tickets are available now. For more information, visit atlantadream.net or call 877.977.7729. 2018 Atlanta Dream Playoff ticket information will be released in the coming days.
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.
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