Wings Stop Dream

September 16, 2023 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Dallas Wings News Release

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Dallas Wings (1-0) defeated the Atlanta Dream (0-1), 94-82, in Game 1 of the first round of the 2023 WNBA Playoffs, coming back from a 20-point deficit at one point.

Satou Sabally finished with 32 points, the most points in a game in franchise playoff history. Sabally's 32 points accompanied five rebounds, four assists and four steals. Arike Ogunbowale followed with a career playoff high 24 points alongside nine rebounds, a team leading seven assists and four steals.

Teaira McCowan recorded her first double-double of her playoff career with 17 points and a personal playoff high 14 rebounds. Of her 14 rebounds, seven were offensive.

Odyssey Sims finished with eight points that included 2-2 shooting from three.

Dallas Wings Notes:

Dallas outscored Atlanta 48-24 in the paint, 20-14 in fast break points and 12-7 off the bench.

Dallas came back from a 20-point deficit to win by 12 points.

Dallas outrebounded Atlanta 44-32, of which included 11 offensive rebounds.

Dallas made it to the free throw line ten more times than Atlanta.

Dallas shot 34-70 (48.6%) from the field.

Up Next:

The teams will return to College Park Center on Tuesday, September 19 for Game 2 of the series at 8 p.m. CT. Live coverage will be available on ESPN.

Score after 1st Quarter: Dallas 21, Atlanta 36

Score at Halftime: Dallas 49, Atlanta 49

Score after 3rd Quarter: Dallas 67, Atlanta 70

Final Score: Dallas 94, Atlanta 82

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