Tiffany Hayes averaging 17.5 points per game for the Dream
ATLANTA – The Atlanta Dream return to action this Sunday, June 3 at McCamish Pavilion to face the Phoenix Mercury beginning at 3 p.m. The mid-afternoon matchup will air on FOX Sports Southeast.
The Dream (2-2) are coming off an impressive come-from-behind, 76-74, victory over the reigning WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx. Tiffany Hayes led the team with 20 points and Angel McCoughtry added 18, including the game-winning three-point shot with 01.5 left on the clock.
Phoenix (2-3) are in the middle of a three-game road trip, which begins tonight at Minnesota. Phoenix has won three of the last four meetings with the Dream, though Atlanta picked off the Mercury in overtime, 99-91, in the only matchup in McCamish Pavilion last season.
Atlanta Dream Stat Watch
- Tiffany Hayes is closing in on 2,500 career points. The seventh-year guard has 2,451 in her career and is averaging 17.5 points per game.
- Guard Renee Montgomery is also chasing a few milestone numbers. Now in her 10th season in the WNBA, Montgomery has 2,897 career points, 940 assists and 394 three-point field goals made.
- We are only four games in but the Dream have shown a knack for taking away the ball from opponents in 2018. As a team, Atlanta leads the league with 10.8 steals per game and Jessica Breland and Angel McCoughtry are tied for the league lead with 2.3 steals per game apiece.
Atlanta Dream season, group tickets and single game tickets are available now. For more information, visit atlantadream.net or call 877.977.7729.
The Atlanta Dream will play its 2018 home games at McCamish Pavilion on the Georgia Tech campus. Atlanta has qualified for the playoffs seven times, winning conference titles in 2013, 2011 and 2010.