Atlanta Dream Defeats Connecticut Sun 89-84
Connecticut Sun lost to the Atlanta Dream 89-84 in game 1, of a best of 3 series. Despite Connecticut shooting 57.1% from 3 point land and over 80% for a large duration of the game, Connecticut lost for only the 3rd time at home all season. The major key was a 47-29 rebounding advantage for the Dream and Connecticut being held to 38.9% shooting.
Atlanta was lead by Lindsay Harding with 21 points, Angel McCoughtry and Erika DeSouza with 16. The Sun were lead by Asjha Jones and Renee Montgomery with 16 points each.