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NY shoots down Dream
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Shameka Christon scored a career-high 32 points, including a 3-pointer from way behind the arc to break a late tie, and the New York Liberty beat the Atlanta Dream, 89-86 on Sunday in New York.

Janel McCarville added 21 for the Liberty (5-8), who blew an 18-point lead in the third quarter before rallying for the win.

With the game tied at 84, Christon hit a 3-pointer from well beyond the top of the key with 20.7 seconds left.

Sancho Lyttle cut the deficit to one with a putback with 14.2 seconds to go, but Christon hit two free throws to extend the lead. Chamique Holdsclaw missed a contested 3-pointer at the top of the key as time expired that would have sent the game to overtime.

Holdsclaw led the Dream (7-10) with 26 points.

Lindsay Whalen had 15 points, eight rebounds and six assists and the Connecticut Sun snapped the Indiana Fever’s 11-game winning streak with a 67-61 victory on Sunday.

The Sun had a 60-40 lead with 4:53 remaining, but went scoreless for more than four minutes. Indiana went on a 16-0 run to get within four until Asjha Jones made a free throw with 22.6 seconds remaining.

Indiana (11-3) had the longest winning streak in the WNBA since 2006.

Connecticut (8-6), which moved within three games of the Fever in the Eastern Conference, has won three straight.

Jones and Erin Phillips scored 12 points apiece for Connecticut and Sandrine Gruda had 10 points, nine rebounds and four assists.

Katie Douglas and Ebony Hoffman each scored 15 points to lead Indiana. The Fever shot a season-low 29 percent from the field.

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