ATLANTA — Jia Perkins hit a jumper with 44.4 seconds left to lift the Chicago Sky to a 99-98 overtime win over the Atlanta Dream on Tuesday.
Perkins, who shot 9 of 18 from the field, finished with 22 points for the Sky. Candice Dupree had 20 points and 10 rebounds, while Dominique Canty added 13 points.
From staff, wire reports
Led by rookie Angel McCoughtry, who finished with 26 points and eight assists, the Dream went on a 20-6 run to rally from an 18-point deficit in the fourth quarter. Atlanta took an 85-83 advantage — its first lead of the contest — on Jennifer Lacy’s layup with 1:09 remaining. But two free throws by Perkins sent the game into overtime.
A jumper by Sancho Lyttle, who scored 18 points, gave the Dream a 96-95 lead. Perkins then hit the jumper that put her team ahead.