Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - Angel McCoughtry scored 27 points and the
Atlanta Dream advanced to the WNBA Finals with a 67-53 victory over the
Indiana Fever on Sunday.
Erika de Souza added 12 points and eight rebounds for the Dream, who swept the
best-of-three Eastern Conference finals. They will play in the WNBA Finals for
the third time in the last four years.
Atlanta will be on the road for Game 1 of the WNBA Finals against Minnesota
next Sunday night. The Lynx wrapped up the Western Conference finals in a
sweep of the Phoenix Mercury.
Tamika Catchings had 24 points and six rebounds for the Fever, who beat
Minnesota to capture the title last year.
Atlanta, which led 34-33 at the break, outscored Indiana by a 16-9 margin in
the third quarter. The Dream took a 50-42 lead into the fourth.
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