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7 is not a lucky number for the Atlanta Dream as they reach their 8th L

Back at home and with a 7- game losing streak the Atlanta Dream face off against the Connecticut Sun on Tuesday at McCamish Pavilion!

In the first quarter, the Dream was down 12 points.

Brittany Sykes scored a team high of 7 points.

At Halftime, the Dream  trailed behind the Sun 17 points.

Brittany Sykes scored a team high of 12 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists.

Atlanta Dream fell behind  28 points in the third.

Brittany Sykes scored 18 points and Layshia Clarendon scored 9 assists.

 

In the fourth quarter Brittany  Sykes finished with a team-high of 23 points. The Dream reached a devastating 8-game losing streak with a 75-96 loss to the Sun.

After the game Brittany Sykes spoke about the loss.

Coach Michael Cooper also spoke about the tough loss.

The next match up will be a away game. The Dream will go toe to toe with Dallas Wings in hopes of breaking their losing streak on Sat August 23, 2017.

Another tough loss for the Atlanta Dream

The Atlanta Dream faced the New York Liberty on Friday August 11, 2017 at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta

In the first quarter Tiffany Hayes put  a 3 -pointer on the scoreboard for the Atlanta Dream.

At halftime, the Liberty lead the Dream 47-34.

At the half, Tiffany Hayes had a team high of 7 points & 3 rebounds.

At 3rd quarter the Atlanta Dream lagged behind the Liberty 14 points.

With a W on the line to break the 5 game losing streak.  The Atlanta’s Dream win became deflated with a 77-83 loss against the New York Liberty.

Brittany Sykes finished the game with a team high of 16 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.

After the game Brittany Sykes and Layshiac Clarendon spoke about the tough loss.

 

Redemption time will be tonight!

The Atlanta  Dream will match-up against the San Antonio Stars at the AT&T center in San Antonio.

Atlanta Dream’s L reaches 5 games after loss to the Lynx

After coming off of the road with a 4 game losing streak the Atlanta Dream returned home on yesterday and matched-up again against Maya Moore and the Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday night at McCamish Pavilion.

 

 

At the  end o f the nail biting 1st quarter, the Lynx lead the Dream by 4 points.

 

At halftime the Lynx lead the Dream 49-43. (G) Tiffany Hayes and (C) Elizabeth Williams had a team high of 10 points.

 

 

In the third quarter, Tiffany Hayes had a team high of 13 points.

 

Elizabeth Williams posted her 4th double-double of the season with 16 points and 11 rebounds.

 

 

The Dream was unable to establish home court dominance and loss to the Lynx 71-82. Afterwards, this is what Coach Cooper had to say about the tough loss.

 

 

The Atlanta Dream have 4 more home games left in August. The next game will be on Friday, August 11, 7:30 PM against the New York Liberty at McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta, Georgia.

Beyonce interested in purchasing the Houston Rockets

Houston’s finest,  and superstar Beyonce is rumored to be interested in joining the group that former Atlanta Hawks  and Houston Rockets center Dikembe Mutombo, created to purchase the Houston Rockets.  Forbes estimates the Rockets’ is worth $1.65 billion it is expected that the team will sell for $2 billion or more.

Can Beyoncé help the @HoustonRockets put a ring on it? 💍 pic.twitter.com/aoTVuB0jQ3

Question of the day, do you think Beyonce joining the group would be a good look and if so do you think the purchase will help the Rockets put a ring on it?

The Atlanta Dream fall to the Washington Mystics

The Atlanta Dream failed to execute a win after falling to the Washington Mystics 70-77 on Sunday July 30, 2017 at McCamish Pavilion.

 

 

The starting lineup was, (G) Layshia Clarendon, (F)Tiffany Hayes, and (C)Elizabeth Williams.

 

 

At halftime, the Washington Mystics lead the Atlanta Dream 44-29. Brittany Sykes and Elizabeth Williams scored a team high of 8 points.

 

History was made ! With 7 assists made in last night game Layshia Clarendon passed  (G)Lindsey Harding guard of the Los Angeles Sparks for the most single assists  in Atlanta Dream’s franchise history.

 

 

After the game Elizabeth Williams and Layshia Clarendon both discussed  the tough loss and Clarendon also spoke about her historical milestone.

 

 

The Dream is headed on the road. They will match-up against the Minnesota Lynx on Thursday, August 3, 8:00 PM at The Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, Minnesota.

 

Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream

The Minnesota Lynx delivered a  heart wrenching defeat last night against the Atlanta Dream.

 

 

Tiffany Hayes and Brittany Sykes both commented about the tough 90-80 loss.

 

 

Retired WNBA player and friend to the Chicks into Sports Radio Show Chasity Melvin will be at the game tomorrow, Sunday July 30,2017 for her book signing “At, the end of the day.”

The Dream  will matchup against the Washington Mystic at McCarmish Pavilion. Kickoff begins at 3:00 pm est.