Angel McCoughtry scored 23 points and Sancho Lyttle added 19 to lead the Atlanta Dream to a 74-64 victory over the New York Liberty on Sunday.
The loss snapped a three-game win streak for the Liberty, playing their fourth game in seven days.
New York’s past four losses have all been by double digits, by a combined 82 points. The teams play again Sunday at New York.
13-year NBA veteran Orlando Woolridge died at 52 on Thursday. He spent two seasons with the New Jersey Nets.
Tina Charles scored 18 of her 25 points in the second half and the Connecticut Sun overcame an early double-digit deficit to beat New York 92-77.
Connecticut Sun went on to a 78-73 victory over the New York Liberty in the season opener for both teams Saturday.
Liberty center Kia Vaughn received the WNBA’s most improved player award before New York faced Indiana in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Saturday.
Maya Moore scored 19 points and the Minnesota Lynx cruised to an 86-68 victory over the New York Liberty on Sunday.
The Connecticut Sun have signed 6-foot-3 rookie forward Jessica Breland to a seven-day contract.
East All-Stars hung on to beat the West in one of the closest WNBA midseason showcases in history, 118-113 on Saturday.
Newark’s Prudential Center and the Izod Center in East Rutherford have seen an increase in concerts this summer because the Garden is closed.
Essence Carson and Cappie Pondexter scored 18 points each to rally the New York Liberty to an 80-73 victory over the Chicago Sky on Sunday.
With the New York Liberty facing the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday, the matchup falls on the anniversary of the game the teams played to begin the league’s inaugural season.
Charles scored 31 points as the Sun (4-1) assumed sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference with an 83-68 victory over Chicago.
Plenette Pierson scored 25 points to lead the Liberty in the opener for both teams, a rematch of last year’s Eastern Conference finals won by Atlanta in a sweep.