BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Betnijah Laney had 16 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds to help the Atlanta Dream end a 10-game losing streak with a 78-75 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday.
Monique Billings added 16 points, 13 rebounds and a career-high three steals for the Dream (3-11). Courtney Williams scored 14 points and Blake Dietrick 13 for Atlanta.READ MORE: 'I Feel Like It's Worse': Parts Of South Minneapolis Still Plagued By Needle Littering
The Lynx went scoreless for three-plus minutes as Atlanta scored 10 consecutive points, including back-to-back 3-pointers by Shekinna Stricklen and Dietrick, to make it 71-65 midway through the fourth quarter and the Dream led the rest of the way.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine For Younger Kids 'Would Be Absolute Relief' For Families With Immunocompromised Members
Napheesa Collier scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Lexie Brown had 17 points and Crystal Dangerfield 14 for Minnesota (9-4), which had its three-game win streak snapped.
The Lynx shot 56.3% (18 of 32) in the second half as they outscored Atlanta 48-34.MORE NEWS: How Did Pumpkin Spice Become The Flavor Of Fall?
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