Mystics vs. Dream Postgame Notes - June 28
Washington Mystics (13-9) vs. Atlanta Dream (8-11)
June 28, 2022
Mystics 92 - Dream 74
High Points High Rebounds High Assists
Mystics (92) Cloud (18) Austin, Hines-Allen (7) Machida (5)
Dream (74) Durr (13) Mompremier, Parker (5) Durr (4)
Please see the attached game book for a full box score and breakdown of tonight's game.
Mystics Game Notes:
Washington is now on an eight-game home win streak over Atlanta, the longest such streak in series history.
With the win, Washington is now 3-0 against Atlanta on the season and has claimed the season series for the fourth-consecutive season (2019-22).
The Mystics have now won 11 of the last 12 games against the Dream.
The Mystics knocked down 15-of-25 attempts from three-point range, setting season-game highs in three-point field goals made (15) and three-point field goal percentage (.600).
Washington connected at a .552 clip on 32-of-58 shots from the floor, setting a new single-game season high.
Washington tied a season-high with 24 assists, also doing so the last time out at Las Vegas on 6/25.
The Mystics' 92 points scored tonight is a season best.
Washington guard Natasha Cloud netted a team-high 18 points on 6-of-7 shooting (.857) and tied a season-high with four three-point field goals, going 4-of-5 (.800) from beyond the arc.
Cloud has now scored 15+ points in back-to-back games and in eight total games this season.
Mystics rookie center Shakira Austin hauled in seven rebounds and has now hauled in 5+ rebounds in 11 consecutive games.
This serves as the longest active streak by any rookie in the WNBA and is the longest such streak by a rookie since Imani McGee-Stafford (12) Breanna Stewart (34) also did so during the 2016 WNBA season.
Additionally, this stands as the fourth-longest streak in franchise history and is the longest streak since Chamique Holdsclaw did so in 24 consecutive games during the 1999 WNBA season.
Mystics guard Ariel Atkins netted 15 points (5-8 FG, 4-6 3PT) and has now scored in double figures in 20 of her 22 appearances this season, including in 10 straight contests.
Atkins' 20 games with 10+ points currently leads the WNBA.
Additionally, Atkins has now scored 15+ points in back-to-back games and in a team-high 12 total games this season.
Washington rookie guard Evina Westbrook made her Mystics debut, scoring 3 points, dishing out three assists and recording one steal in 11 minutes from off the bench.
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