Chicago Sky v Las Vegas Aces

Monique Billings (25) of the Atlanta Dream drives to the basket against the Dallas Wings on July 26, 2020 at Feld Entertainment Center in Palmetto, Florida.

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.

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