After falling to 0-2 in the WNBA Finals on Tuesday, Angel McCoughtry questioned Maya Moore's physical play, while Atlanta coach Fred Williams noted the free throw discrepancy.
As if Atlanta didn't have enough to worry about with Minnesota's trio of stars, Monica Wright came off the bench to score a playoff career-high 20 points.
For the third time, Atlanta has reached the WNBA Finals, only to face a strong favorite from the Western Conference.
After wrapping up All-Star weekend, it's time to get back to the business of chasing a league title.
WNBA fans achieved an impressive balance between popular and productive in voting 10 players as All-Star Game starters. Elena Delle Donne became the first rookie to be the top vote-getter.
As the WNBA breaks for the 2013 All-Star Game, we hand out some unofficial hardware to some of the top performers of the season so far.
Overlooked in the preseason, Atlanta is off to a league-best 6-1 start -- and the rest of the WNBA is paying attention now.
Cappie Pondexter leads a talented group of players who are expected to vie for the 2013 WNBA MVP trophy.
Defense will determine an Eastern Conference finals rematch from last season.
The Dream's Angel McCoughtry netted a WNBA Finals single-game scoring record with 38 points in a Game 2 loss to the Lynx.
The Dream are happy to have their 6-foot-5 center back after her three-game absence to help Brazil qualify for the Olympics.
With Erika de Souza absent, Sancho Lyttle has been moved from power forward to center. In Sunday's game against the Lynx, she didn't score.
More than 15,000 fans turned out to support the Minnesota Lynx as they came back from a first-half deficit to beat the Atlanta Dream at home.
It's down to Atlanta and Minnesota for the WNBA title, and somebody's going home with their first championship ring.
For the second season in a row, Atlanta will be trying to slay the league's giant when the Dream and Lynx collide in the WNBA Finals, which open Sunday in Minnesota.
Atlanta has won nine of its last 10 and defeated Indiana in all four of their regular-season matchups, but the Fever keep finding a way.