The two teams will meet for the first time in 2017
ATLANTA (May 25, 2017) – The Atlanta Dream return to the McCamish Pavilion floor this Saturday, May 27 when it hosts the Los Angeles Sparks (2-1) at 6 p.m.
The Dream (2-1), coming off a tough home loss against Chicago Sunday, are ready to return to the court as they welcome the reigning WNBA Champions. Guard Layshia Clarendon is back in action after being named the WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week (5/21) for the first time in her career.
The Dream, who are playing all of their home games this season in the McCamish Pavilion on Georgia Tech’s campus due to renovations in Phillips Arena, will meet Candace Parker and the Sparks in the first of three 2017 meetings on Saturday.
Dream guard Meighan Simmons, who played for the University of Tennessee like Parker, says their game plan for Parker is to “be mentally focused from beginning to end for forty minutes.” Small forward Bria Holmes adds that it will be a physical ball-game but the plan is to “not let anybody come in our house and take advantage.”
The Sparks come to Atlanta after dropping their first game of the season Wednesday night, a 93-90 defeat to the Indiana Fever. Reigning league MVP Nneka Ogwumike led the way for the Sparks with 24 points and five rebounds.
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, 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.