WASHINGTON (AP) — Armintie Price paced five double-figure scorers with 19 points and the Atlanta Dream won their second straight game without Olympic gold medalist Angel McCoughtry, 81-69 over the Washington Mystics on Friday night.
Tiffany Hayes and Lindsey Harding each scored 16 points for the Dream (12-11), who climbed above .500 for the first time this season. Atlanta established an early double-digit lead by repeatedly forcing turnovers in the first quarter and shooting 56.8 percent from the field before halftime.
McCoughtry, the WNBA’s leading scorer, sat out for personal reasons, according to Dream coach and general manager Marynell Meadors.
Matee Ajavon scored 20 points and Crystal Langhorne had 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Mystics (5-18). Washington has lost four of five since returning from the Olympic break, including two straight.