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WNBA Playoffs: Atlanta Dream Vs. Connecticut Sun First Round Schedule

The Atlanta Dream will begin defense of their 2010 Eastern Conference crown on Friday in Connecticut against Tina Charles and the Sun. Game time is set for 7:00 p.m. and will be broadcast on NBA TV.

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The Atlanta Dream are set to begin their defense of their 2010 Eastern Conference Championship on Friday Sept 16 in Connecticut against the Sun. Atlanta clinched the No. 3 seed in the East on Sunday with a 93-88 victory over Indiana. Atlanta set a franchise record with their 20th win of the season successfully overcoming a 3-9 start.

Atlanta split the regular season series against Connecticut 2-2 with both teams winning on their home court. If Atlanta is going to advance, then they are going to have to find a way to capture a win in Connecticut. The Dream were 11-6 at home and 9-8 on the road during the regular season. The series will match up two All-Stars in Atlanta's Angel McCoughtry and Connecticut's Tina Charles.

Friday night's game in Connecticut will tip at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast on NBA TV. The series shifts to Atlanta for Game 2 on Sunday, September 18 with a 3 p.m. start time. Game 2 will be televised on ESPN2. The series will conclude on Tuesday, September 20 back in Connecticut if necessary.

WNBA Playoffs - Connecticut Vs. Atlanta Series Schedule

Game 1 - Friday, September 16 @ Connecticut 7:00 p.m. NBA TV
Game 2 - Sunday, September 18 @ Atlanta 3:00 p.m. ESPN2
Game 3 - Tuesday, September 20 @ Connecticut TBD TBD

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