New York Liberty (13-19, 8-8 Eastern Conference) at Dallas Wings (16-16, 7-9 Western Conference)
Arlington, Texas; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Arike Ogunbowale and Sabrina Ionescu meet when Dallas takes on New York. Ogunbowale is third in the WNBA averaging 19.4 points per game and Ionescu is eighth in the league averaging 17.6 points per game.
The Wings have gone 7-9 in home games. Dallas is ninth in the WNBA with 34.0 points in the paint led by Teaira McCowan averaging 7.8.
The Liberty are 5-10 on the road. New York ranks fourth in the Eastern Conference shooting 34.4% from 3-point range.
The teams play for the second time this season. The Wings won the last matchup 81-71 on May 15. Ogunbowale scored 21 points to help lead the Wings to the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ogunbowale is shooting 34.7% from beyond the arc with 2.8 made 3-pointers per game for the Wings, while averaging 19.4 points, 3.6 assists and 1.5 steals. McCowan is shooting 58.2% and averaging 16.4 points over the past 10 games for Dallas.
Ionescu is scoring 17.6 points per game and averaging 7.0 rebounds for the Liberty. Natasha Howard is averaging 15.6 points and 8.7 rebounds over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Wings: 6-4, averaging 84.5 points, 32.1 rebounds, 20.2 assists, 8.9 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 44.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 83.8 points per game.
Liberty: 4-6, averaging 78.8 points, 34.2 rebounds, 21.3 assists, 7.3 steals and 3.6 blocks per game while shooting 41.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 82.3 points.
INJURIES: Wings: None listed.
Liberty: Betnijah Laney: out (knee), Jocelyn Willoughby: out (quad).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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