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The Washington Mystics' quest for their first-ever WNBA championship rolls on in Atlanta Tuesday as the team looks to take a convincing 2-0 hold in their WNBA Semifinal series.

The No. 3 seed Mystics defeated the No. 2 seed Atlanta Dream Sunday in Game 1 of a best-of-five series, 87-84. 

Elena Delle Donne finished with a franchise-playoff high 32 points, adding 13 rebounds in as well.

If the Mystics take care of business with the Dream, they will advance to face either the No. 1 seed Seattle Storm or the No. 5 seed Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA Finals. 

Mystics vs. Dream Playoff Preview:


What: 2018 WNBA Playoffs, Semifinals (Game 2) 
Where: McCamish Pavilion. Georgia Tech. Atlanta, Ga. 
When: 8:00 p.m. ET. Tuesday, August 28
TV Channel: ESPN2


Elena Delle Donne (20.7 ppg, 7.2 rpg): Arguably one of the best players in the WNBA, Delle Donne can carry the Mystics to the mountaintop. The 5-time WNBA All-Star led all scorers in the Mystics’ Game 1 win with 32 points.

Kristi Toliver (13.9 ppg, 4.4 apg, 1.2 spg): The former Maryland Terrapin is the Mystics savvy veteran and the straw that stirs the drink on the offense. Delle Donne is the primary scoring option, but Toliver is the primary facilitator. The Dream held Toliver to 8 points on 3-13 shooting in Game 1. 


Natasha Cloud (8.6 ppg, 4.6 apg): Cloud is responsible for the team's defining moment of the regular-season, a hectic buzzer-beater to beat the Sparks in the final home game of the season. The 26-year-old chipped in with 13 points and 6 assists in the Game 1 victory. Her stock continues to rise. 


Tiffany Hayes (17.2 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 2.7 apg): The former Connecticut guard paced her team in Sunday afternoon’s Game 1 tallying 17 points in 32 minutes. 

Jessica Breland (8.3 ppg, 7.9 rpg, 42.8 FG%): At the power forward position, the North Carolina product brings a toughness to the defensive end of things. Breland scored 6 points while grabbing 9 rebounds in Game 1. 

Elizabeth Williams (9.1 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 54.8 FG%): Williams, the 2016 WNBA Most Improved Player, serves as rim protector for the Dream. The Duke product has her hands full with the assignment of guarding Elena Delle Donne. Williams notched a double-double in Sunday’s loss scoring 15 points and grabbing 14 rebounds.