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The Dallas Wings, with a full and healthy roster, are riding a four-game winning streak heading into Saturday night's home game against the Indiana Fever.

The Wings (7-7) have averaged 100.5 points per game during their winning streak. Indiana (5-9) has lost five of its past six games.

Earlier this month, Dallas point guard Skylar Diggins returned from a knee injury and forward Glory Johnson made her season debut after serving a seven-game suspension for a 2015 domestic violence incident with then-partner Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury.

Diggins, a 2014 WNBA All-Star who suffered a torn ACL last season, is averaging 12.9 points and 3.1 assists. She played in the 2016 season opener but wasn't quite ready and sat for the next seven games.

Johnson, a two-time All-Star, is averaging 11.3 points and 7.9 rebounds. She has three double-doubles in seven games, including one Thursday night in a 97-90 overtime home win over San Antonio. The Wings squandered a 16-point second-half lead in that one.

"Having a lead and sustaining a lead is pretty tough," Dallas coach Fred Williams said on WNBA.com. "We've got to stay focused. I wasn't pleased with how we let that lead slip away. But in the end, we made some great plays defensively and made some key shots all around from all of our players.

"We just have to build on this game and learn from this game, learn how to finish out regulation."

The Wings' winning streak came after they had lost six consecutive games. They look much more formidable now in the Eastern Conference with Diggins and Johnson getting comfortable in a rotation that includes guard Odyssey Sims (16.3 points per game) and wing Karima Christmas (14.1).

Dallas is shooting a league-worst 40.8 percent from the field but is hitting its stride offensively.

Indiana is the second-lowest scoring team in the WNBA at 77.5 points per game and is coming off a 76-62 loss at Washington on Wednesday night. Forward Tamika Catchings (12.9 points per game) and guard Tiffany Mitchell (11.9) are the only Fever players averaging double-digit points.

Dallas won the first meeting of the season, 90-79, at Indiana in the season opener for both teams.

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