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Lynx overcome 18-point deficit, beat Dream for 3rd time

The Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 87-85 on Wednesday night.
Credit: AP
Minnesota Lynx' Layshia Clarendon is defended by Atlanta Dream center/forward Elizabeth Williams (1) and Atlanta Dream forward Cheyenne Parker (32) as she drives to the basket during the first half of their WNBA basketball game Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in College Park, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. — Sylvia Fowles had 26 points, 19 rebounds and five blocks, Damiris Dantas added 23 points and the Minnesota Lynx overcame an 18-point first-half deficit to beat the Atlanta Dream 87-85 on Wednesday night.

Napheesa Collier added 12 points to help Minnesota (6-7) beat Atlanta (5-8) for the third time this season. Courtney Williams led Atlanta with 24 points, making 11 of 19 field goals. Chennedy Carter added 16 points and Odyssey Sims 13.