Kayla McBride scores 28 points, Stars beat Dream 73-69
SAN ANTONIO (AP) Kayla McBride scored 11 of her 28 points in the fourth quarter, including nine straight in the final 4:13, to lead the San Antonio Stars to a 73-69 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Saturday night.
McBride hit a 3-pointer to break a 63-all tie with 4:13 left, made a pair of free throws at the 1:21 mark for a 70-67 lead and made two more from the line with 19.9 seconds remaining to make it 72-69.
After Angel McCoughtry's 3-pointer barely grazed the rim for Atlanta, Alex Montgomery grabbed the rebound and iced the game with 2.4 seconds left by making one of two free throws.
Dearica Hamby scored the first four points of the game for San Antonio and McBride followed with a 3 as the Stars (3-11) jumped to a 7-0 lead. McCoughtry, who had 17 of her 23 points in the first half, quickly rallied the Dream (8-6) and neither team led by double figures.
Hamby finished with 14 points, and Layshia Clarendon had 13 for Atlanta.