The Washington Mystics are one win away from reaching the franchise's first-ever WNBA Finals.
The team heads back to Atlanta Tuesday night for a pivotal Game 5 against the No. 2 seed Atlanta Dream, with the series tied 2-2.
How much the five-time All-Star can contribute will be a key to their success. In Game 4, Delle Donne posted 15 points and 10 rebounds in addition to putting up a double-double in each game vs. the Dream.
Guard Kristi Toliver ended Game 4 with 22-points, was 4-9 from three-point range and had seven assists.
MYSTICS vs. DREAM GAME 5 PREVIEW
How to Watch Mystics vs. Dream
What: 2018 WNBA Playoffs, Semifinals (Game 5)
Where: McCamish Pavilion. Georgia Tech. Atlanta, Ga.
When: 8:00 p.m. ET. Tuesday, September 4
TV Channel: ESPN2
3 Things to Watch:
1. Can Atkins shine again? Rookie forward Ariel Atkins posted a playoff career-high 19 points vs. the Dream in Game 4. She is averaging 14 ppg in the playoffs.
2. Live by the 3, Die by the 3 Mystics were third in the WNBA in 3-pointers made per game in regular season (8.4). Against the Dream, however, it's been a bit hit or miss.
- Game 1: 11-26, 42.3% W
- Game 2: 6-20, 30% L
- Game 3: 5-23, 21.7% L
- Game 4: 12-26, 46.2% W (shot 10-16 in 2nd half after starting off 2-10)
3. Crash the glass. Mystics outrebounded in both road playoff games vs. the Dream, but won the battle on the glass at home in Game 3 and Game 4.
- Game 1: ATL 40-37
- Game 2: ATL 44-26
- Game 3: WSH 46-43
- Game 4: WSH 40-31
Mystics vs. Dream Game 5 Notes
Mystics: Six players scored in double figures in Game 4.
Dream: Tiffany Hayes (17.3 ppg) and Alex Bentley (15.5 ppg) in this series held in check in Game 4 (Hayes 12 pts, Bentley 11 pts). The Dream are 18-0 when leading going into the fourth quarter this season.