Mystics make 15 three-pointers in victory over Dream

Washington Mystics' Natasha Cloud drives up the court against the Las Vegas Aces during the second half of Game 4 of a WNBA playoff basketball series Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Las Vegas. John Locher/AP)

WASHINGTON — Natasha Cloud scored 18 points, Ariel Atkins added 15 and the Washington Mystics made 15 three-pointers in a 92-74 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Tuesday night.

Washington was 8-of-12 from three-point range in the first half to help build a 52-32 lead. Atkins and Cloud each made three three-pointers in the first half, while Atlanta was just 3-of-11.

Cloud, who did not play in the fourth quarter, finished 4-of-5 from distance. Atkins was 4-of-6 as Washington shot 60% (15 of 25) from three-point range.

Elena Delle Donne and Myisha Hines-Allen each had 11 points for Washington (13-9). Shatori Walker-Kimbrough added nine points on three three-pointers.

AD Durr scored 13 points and rookie Naz Hillmon added a season-high 11 for Atlanta (8-11). Rookie Rhyne Howard, who was selected as a reserve for the WNBA All-Star Game, was held to five points on 2-of-14 shooting.

The WNBA record for threes is 18 in a game, shared by the Mystics, Las Vegas and Seattle.

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