Chennedy Carter shines in Dream’s first win of the season.


The Atlanta Dream got their first win of the season Friday night on the road against the Indiana Fever.

The game remained close until the final minutes, when a fourth-quarter burst from Chennedy Carter pushed the Dream to an 83-79 win.

Carter dropped a season-high 23 points Friday night, shooting 53 percent from the field. Last season, Carter scored in double digits 13 times and averaged 17.4 points per game, putting her in the Rookie of the Year conversation.

If Carter can keep pace with her 2020 numbers and play to the level she did against the Fever, Atlanta’s offense will become its biggest weapon as it tries to make the playoffs for the first time since 2018.

The Fever (0-4) will look for their first victory against the Mystics on Sunday. The Dream will stay on the road to face the Chicago Sky on Tuesday.