While Atlanta moves closer to clinching a fifth straight postseason berth, the Dream are one team the Indiana Fever hope to catch as they try to improve their playoff positioning in the Eastern Conference.
The Fever, however, will be trying to avoid a fourth consecutive regular-season road loss to the Dream on Wednesday night.
Atlanta (15-13) averaged 67.0 points during a four-game slide that ended when it shot 53.2 percent in a 92-82 home win over Los Angeles on Monday. Erika de Souza had a season-high 27 points, Jasmine Thomas added 19 and Angel McCoughtry overcame six turnovers to score 16.
The Dream have won five times in their last 17 contests.
"This feels so good,'' said McCoughtry, averaging a league-leading 21.6 points. "To get a win creates such a different atmosphere. We have to build off this.''
Second in the East to a Chicago team that's clinched home-court advantage throughout the conference playoffs, Atlanta is 1 1/2 games ahead of Washington and two in front of f...