The Aces secured a 78-71 victory over the Dream and extended Atlanta’s 10-game losing streak on Thursday night.
— Atlanta Dream (@AtlantaDream) August 27, 2021
Atlanta’s record against the Las Vegas/San Antonio franchise moves to 16-16 all-time.
Monique Billings recorded her second career 20-point game, finishing with 21 points, 6 rebounds, a steal and 4 blocks.
Tough one out there for our team but we will continue to work! Hope y’all continue to ride with us Dream Fans! https://t.co/uv0UAAxUX0
— Monique Billings (@moniquebillings) August 27, 2021
Can we talk about Angel McCoughtry?
The guard/forward who is in her second season with the Aces returned to Atlanta for the first time as a member of the Aces.
The five-time All-Star who spent a decade with the Dream still calls Atlanta home. McCoughtry who has done so much for the team and city of Atlanta, received a standing ovation from the Atlanta Dream fans.
"Checking in for the Las Vegas Aces, Angel McCoughtry!"@angel_35 // #ALLIN pic.twitter.com/c7bZ5UFNWF
— Las Vegas Aces (@LVAces) August 27, 2021
After the game Atlanta Dream players gave McCoughtry hugs and handshakes.
“When Bill asked me did I want to play today, get in the game for a couple of seconds, I was ecstatic,” McCoughtry said There’s no word that’s going to describe the feeling. It was an amazing day. It’s good to be back home because I live here. I had a great time.”
Team owner Renee Montgomery embraced and exchanged pleasantries with McCoughtry. Montgomery also took a photo of Angel on the court.
My Cuzzo @angel_35 ?? Nothing but love for #️⃣3️⃣5️⃣ https://t.co/KF6Nl7eXZG
— Renee Montgomery (@ReneeMontgomery) August 27, 2021
Next Up: Atlanta looks to break their losing streak when the team head to Dallas to face the Wings on Sept. 2. Tip off is at 8:00.
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