ATLANTA – The Atlanta Dream will wrap up a three-game road trip against the Phoenix Mercury this Friday, August 16th at Talking Stick Arena. Tip-off is set for 10:00 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network.
The Dream (5-20) head to Phoenix after a close four-point loss in Las Vegas, where five players scored in double digits behind Jessica Breland’s 18 points and Marie Gülich’s first career double-double.
The Mercury (11-13) will be without star center Brittney Griner as she serves a three-game suspension. With rookie Brianna Turner – the Dream’s 2019 WNBA Draft First Round selection – filling in for Griner, the Mercury fell to the Connecticut Sun, 79-71, on Wednesday.
Last Time Out: Dream vs. Mercury
In the battle of the Brittneys, Brittney Griner put up 31 points for the Mercury while Brittney Sykes earned her first double-double of the season with 29 points and 10 rebounds for the Dream. Phoenix edged out Atlanta 65-63 in the final seconds of the game. Atlanta has not beaten the Mercury in Phoenix since the 2012 season.
The Dream return to State Farm Arena on Tuesday, August 20th to host the Chicago Sky for the team’s Women of Inspiration night. Group and single game tickets are available now. For more information, visit atlantadream.net or call 877.977.7729.
The Atlanta Dream, who are celebrating their 12th season in the WNBA in 2019, will play their home games in State Farm Arena in downtown Atlanta. The Dream have qualified for the playoffs nine times, winning conference titles in 2013, 2011 and 2010.