Wings close out Dream in Game 2 to reach WNBA semifinals: Do they stand a chance against the Aces?


The No. 4-seeded Dallas Wings cruised to a 101-74 Game 2 win over the No. 5 Atlanta Dream on Tuesday night to complete a first-round series sweep and advance to the 2023 WNBA semifinals. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Wings guard Arike Ogunbowale had a team-best 20 points, while center Teaira McCowan added 16 rebounds and two blocks. Seven different Dallas scorers finished in double figures as the team shot 52.6 percent from the field.
  • Atlanta’s Rhyne Howard posted a game-high 21 points in the loss. Her 57 points in the series were the most ever by a WNBA player over their first two career playoff games.
  • Dallas advances to face the top-seeded Las Vegas Aces in the next round. Earlier Tuesday, the No. 2 New York Liberty advanced to the other semifinal and await the winner of the Connecticut Sun-Minnesota Lynx first-round series.

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