New York Defeats Atlanta 88-82 - Recap
Cappie Pondexter went off for 33 points and added 6 rebounds leading New York to an 88-82 win over Atlanta on Sunday at Philips Arena.
New York won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 149.5.
Plenette Pierson had 16 points for New York and Kara Braxton chipped in with 12 points. Cappie Pondexter had 7 assists for the Liberty, while Plenette Pierson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
The Dream got a 30-point performance from Angel McCoughtry, who was supported by 23 points from Erika de Souza. Angel McCoughtry had 5 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Erika de Souza grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 42-37 at the break.
New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-30.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Washington looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Connecticut.