COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Shey Peddy made three free throws with 3.8 seconds left and the quick-handed Phoenix Mercury rallied to beat the Atlanta Dream 76-75 on Wednesday evening for his or her 10th straight victory.
Peddy scored 10 of her 18 facets in the fourth quarter, with her closing free throw giving Phoenix — enjoying without stars Diana Taurasi (ankle) and Brittney Griner (personal reasons) — its first lead of the game. The Mercury trailed by 16 facets in the second half of.
Atlanta’s Courtney Williams went 1 for 2 at the street with 33.9 seconds left to present Atlanta a 75-71 lead. Peddy made a floater in the lane at the opposite conclude and Williams ignored a long jumper, constructing Peddy’s play in transition. Peddy dribbled down and stopped at the tip of the 3-level line earlier to getting fouled from in the benefit of by Elizabeth Williams as she became shooting a shot that on the topic of banked in.
Peddy started for honest the second time this season. Skylar Diggins-Smith added 13 facets for Phoenix (19-10), and Sophie Cunningham had 10.
Atlanta (7-21), which ended an 11-sport losing hunch Sunday, became having a seek to win consecutive games for the most most vital time since May possibly possibly possibly.
Courtney Williams had 20 facets, 14 rebounds and 5 assists for Atlanta. Monique Billings scored 13 facets, and Elizabeth Williams added 12 facets and 9 rebounds.
Atlanta built a 48-34 lead at halftime after shooting 59.5% from the sphere.
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