That Atlanta Dream rebounded from a slow start to take a ten point lead into the break 36-26 over the Tulsa Shock. The Dream came out promptly fell behind 11-2 after Tulsa started the game connecting on its first three attempts from beyond the arc. The Dream came around though and got defensive while Angel McCoughtry heated up in the second quarter.
Angel McCoughtry leads all scorers with 14 points going 6 for 11 from the field. Lindsey Harding and Sancho Lyttle each have five points for the Dream. Atlanta center Erika De Souza returned to the starting lineup after sitting out the last two games with an ankle injury. De Souza played five minutes and finished the half with two points, two rebounds, and two personal fouls.
Tiffany Jackson scored eight points for Tulsa with Amber Hold close behind with seven. The Shock shot just 31 percent during the first half and committed 11 turnovers. After making their first three attempts from behind the arc, Tulsa finished the half missing their last nine three point attempts.
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