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Dream goes through the storm using a balanced attack

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Cheyenne Parker's best 21 points in the game are the Seattle Storm's 90-76 trampling at College Park, Georgia, where the Atlanta Dream won a significant victory on Sunday, putting five players in double digits. Leaded. Atlanta scored 16 points from the rookie Rhyne Howard and 13 points from the bench from Arimak Donald and AD Dahl until 10-11 this year. Tiffany Hayes contributed 10 points to the dream, shooting 47.1% of the shots from the field and dominating the board 44-30.

Breanna Stewart scored 19 points in Seattle (13-8), but she had only 5 out of 14 shots. The storm achieved only 34.9% of the field goals, 9 out of 32 (28.1%) from the 3 point range.

This was Atlanta's first victory over the team with the winning record of the season, and the second half was one-sided. Dream took a 24-point lead twice in the fourth quarter. Seattle closed the final margin with a 10-2 spurt at the final 2:29 of the game.

Sue Bird, a storm point guard who retires at the end of the season, scored 6 points in a 2of7 shot on his last trip to Atlanta.

Atlanta wasted a bit of time stamping this game. When Hayes drove for a layup, it established an 18-8 lead in just four and a half minutes of the game, hit 13 out of 17 shots from the field, and a margin of 32-18 after a quarter. Expanded to.

The advantage reached 41-25 when Hayes drove the bucket lane leaving 5:43 in the first half before Seattle made one meaningful run. It finished half with a spurt of 11-2, with Stewart's two foul shots remaining 25.2 seconds, pulling the storm within 46-41 during the break.

However, Dream owned the third period and regained a double-digit lead at 3:11 when Parker hit two foul shots. The margin increased to 72-54 when McDonald's converted a short floater with 3.8 seconds remaining.

– Field-level media