Arlington, TX – Glory Johnson recorded her fourth 20-point game of the season to help the Wings get their second consecutive win over the Stars, 81-78. Johnson ended the day recording her sixth double-double with 25 points and 10 rebounds.
Throughout the game, the Wings found themselves down by as much as 14, then were lifted back up when Skylar Diggins-Smith drove it up the lane late in the fourth quarter sinking a layup and a chance to make the 3-point play, when a foul was also called on San Antonio’s Erica deSouza. At the line, Diggins-Smith completed the play to give the Wings a one point lead over the Stars 79-78. The team sealed the win, when Karima Christmas-Kelly was sent to the foul line and sunk one to put the Wings up 81-78.
Three Wings players recorded double figures for the day. Diggins-Smith and Christmas-Kelly scored 16 points, with Diggins-Smith leading the team in assists dishing out six.
After today’s game, the Wings will head south to face San Antonio on their court this Friday for a 7 p.m. tip-off. Following Friday’s road game, the team will return home to host Connecticut. It will be the first time this season the Wings will face the Sun for the 2017 season. Fans can purchase their tickets now by calling 817.469.9464 or by visiting www.dallaswings.com.