Liberty vs Dream Final: 85-78 - Recap
|Liberty vs Dream Final: 85-78 - Recap|
The Liberty grabbed an 85-78 win over the Dream on Sunday, behind a 23-point effort from Cappie Pondexter at Madison Square Garden.
The Liberty were a 4.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 153.5.
New York got 13 points from Ta'shauna Rodgers and another 12 points from Alex Montgomery. Cappie Pondexter contributed 8 assists, while Tina Charles cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Dream got a 33-point performance from Angel McCoughtry, who was supported by 12 points from Sancho Lyttle. Sancho Lyttle had 3 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Erika de Souza grabbed 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 40-38 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 42 boards, while New York only had 31.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face San Antonio.