FILE - In this June 10, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Dream guard Tiffany Hayes
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Dream earn No. 2 seed in WNBA Playoffs with win over Aces

The Atlanta Dream clinched a No. 2 seed in the 2018 WNBA Playoffs Sunday with a 93-78 win over the Las Vegas Aces.

The Dream (23-11) sit at first place in the Eastern Conference one year after missing the playoffs and winning 12 games.

Led by first-year head coach Nicki Collen, the Dream will have a double-bye and begin their playoff run in the semifinals on Sunday at McCamish Pavilion.

The Dream’s first playoff game in two years is expected to tip off at 3 p.m. and will be broadcast by ESPN2.

The schedule and broadcast information for the first two rounds and semifinal round of the 2018 WNBA Playoffs can be found below:

First round, Aug. 21

Dallas at Phoenix, 8:30 p.m. ET (ESPN2)


Minnesota at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. ET (ESPN2)

Second round, Aug. 23

Team TBD at Washington, 6:30 p.m. ET (ESPN2)

Team TBD at Connecticut, 8:30 p.m. ET (ESPN2)

Semifinal round

Seattle Storm

Aug. 26: TBD at Seattle, Game 1 at 5 p.m. ET (ESPN2)

Aug. 28: TBD at Seattle, Game 2 at 10 p.m. ET (ESPN2)

Aug. 31: Seattle at TBD, Game 3 (ESPNews/NBA TV)

Sep. 2: Seattle at TBD, Game 4, if necessary (ESPN2)

Sep. 4: TBD at Seattle, Game 5, if necessary (ESPNews/NBA TV)

Atlanta Dream

Aug. 26: TBD at Atlanta, Game 1 at 3 p.m. ET (ESPN2)

Aug. 28: TBD at Atlanta, Game 2 at 8 p.m. ET (ESPN2)

Aug. 31: Atlanta at TBD, Game 3 (ESPNews/NBA TV)

Sep. 2: Atlanta at TBD, Game 4, if necessary (ESPN2)

Sep. 4: TBD at Atlanta, Game 5, if necessary (ESPN2)

Tipoff times for games in the latter part of the semifinal round will be updated when announced.

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