Dallas Wings Week 2 Recap

The Dallas Wings were on the road in New York and at home versus the Seattle Storm this week. Week 2 of the WNBA season for the Wings ended with a 1-1 record. The Wings are now 3-3 on the season.

The Dallas Wings had two games this week, one of which was on the road against the New York Liberty and a home game against one of the early top teams in the Seattle Storm. They lost to the Liberty and held on to win versus the Storm and finished with a 1-1 record this week. Listed below are the main points of their two games this week.



  • The Dallas Wings were red hot early and quickly were up by a score of 22-6 midway through the first.
  • Skylar Diggins-Smith had 12 first-quarter points and Dallas as a team shot 7/12 from the three-point line.
  • Dallas led by 17 after the first quarter.
  • It was BY FAR the best quarter Dallas had played in up to that point.
  • Tempers flared in the second quarter and the Liberty players picked up technical fouls
  • Dallas led by nine (46-37) at half
  • The Wings maintained their lead in the third and led by nine going into the fourth.
  • The Wings led 71-59 early in the fourth before the wheels started to fall off for Dallas.
  • NY had an 18-6 run in the early part of the fourth and they picked up their pressure defense.
  • The Wings were tied at 86 all when Shavonte Zellous hit the go-ahead three with 32 seconds left in the game.
  • The Wings were able to make it a two-point game with 20 seconds left but could not get any closer.
  • The Wings had one last shot to tie the game but Dallas forward Azura Stevens missed the game-tying three-pointer with 10 seconds left.
  • NY hit free throws to seal the game
  • NY Liberty forward Tina Charles was excellent during the fourth quarter.
  • Dallas let this game slip from their fingers due to turnovers and bad shot making decisions
  • They fell to 2-3 on the season and let New York win their first game of the season.



  • Dallas's defense was on display early and they led 15-7 midway through the first.
  • Dallas shot 79% in the first quarter and were up by 14 heading into the second quarter.
  • Another great start for Skylar Diggins-Smith as she had 14 first-quarter points.
  • Dallas opened up their lead in the second and were up by 25 at one point.
  • Dallas led 53-36 at the half. They shot 69% in the half.
  • Skylar Diggins-Smith had 20 first-half points.
  • Dallas saw it's lead cut down significantly thanks in large part due to Seattle's defense, especially that of Breanna Stewart and Natasha Howard.
  • DAL led 62-55 entering the fourth quarter.
  • Seattle cut Dallas's lead to just two points midway through the fourth.
  • Liz Cambage came up big for the Wings as she scored 18 points in the final quarter.
  • It went back and forth between the two teams and Seattle's Breanna Stewart made it a two-point game (88-86) with about 18 seconds left.
  • Dallas hit free throws to win the game and avoid yet another collapse as they did previously against New York
  • One of Dallas's big problems this year is finishing strong in the third and fourth quarters.
  • With this home win, Dallas improved to .500 on the season with a 3-3 record. SEA fell to a 5-2 record on the season.
  • Both Skylar Diggins-Smith and Liz Cambage led the way for the Wings once again.
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