PALMETTO, Fla. — Monique Billings’ third WNBA season got off to a phenomenal start.
Billings scored a career-high 30 points Sunday, and the Atlanta Dream defeated the Dallas Wings 105-95 at the Feld Entertainment Center. Her previous career high was 16 points in 2019.
The 6-foot-4 forward made 10 of 14 shots and 10 of 12 free throws, along with grabbing 13 rebounds in the win.
Atlanta also got big games from Betnijah Laney (career-high 19 points), Chennedy Carter (18 points, eight assists), Elizabeth Williams (17 points, seven rebounds) and Shekinna Stricklen (16 points). Williams went 7-for-7 from the field and 3-for-3 from the free-throw line.
The Dream played without Glory Johnson and Kalani Brown, who both tested positive for COVID-19.