The Atlanta Dream have been rolling without Sancho Lyttle, and they may be even more dangerous with one of the league's best interior threats potentially returning.
The Minnesota Lynx hope Seimone Augustus won't have to miss any time as they seek a seventh straight victory in a battle of the WNBA's two best teams Tuesday night in Minneapolis.
Lyttle was averaging 15.4 points and 9.0 rebounds through five games before leaving to play for Spain's national team. Atlanta (10-1) hasn't skipped a beat without her, though, winning its last six contests, and it could get Lyttle back Tuesday.
Tiffany Hayes scored a game-high 19 points off the bench and Angel McCoughtry added 15 and nine assists as the Dream defeated San Antonio 93-67 on June 30.
"It's special to be 10-1,'' Hayes said. "For us, it's all about effort. Every win is a team win."
McCoughtry has been one of the major reasons for the team's current surge. She's averaging 20.2 points to rank second in the league, and leads the ...