Atlanta Dream Fall to Minnesota Lynx, 113-67

Bria Holmes led Dream with 13 points

ST. PAUL, Minn. (May 5, 2017) – Bria Holmes scored 13 points as the Atlanta Dream fell to the Minnesota Lynx, 113-67, Friday night in the team’s lone preseason game.

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Brittney Sykes notched 11 points, five rebounds and four assists in her first professional game. Darxia Morris added 12 points in just 13 minutes of work. Starters Layshia Clarendon and Tiffany Hayes saw limited minutes for the Dream, combining for 13 points.

The Dream got off to a slow start, falling behind 8-0 over the first two minutes of the game and could never cut in to the Minnesota lead.

Five Lynx scored in double-figures, including a team-high 14 points by Rebekkah Brunson.

Atlanta opens the 2017 regular season next Saturday, May 13 at Connecticut as part of the WNBA Tipoff presented by Verizon.

The Dream home opener is scheduled for Sunday, May 21 against the visiting Chicago Sky. Season, group and single-game tickets are available now. For more information, visit or call 877.977.7729.

The Atlanta Dream, who is celebrating its 10th season in the WNBA in 2017, will play its home games in McCamish Pavilion on the Georgia Tech campus. Atlanta has qualified for the playoffs seven times, winning conference titles in 2013, 2011 and 2010.