Atlanta Dream guard Tiffany Hayes, right, shoots as Los Angeles Sparks forward Tiffany Jackson-Jones defends during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Sparks won 81-56. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Photo: Mark J. Terrill/AP
Photo: Mark J. Terrill/AP

Dream’s Tiffany Hayes named WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month

Atlanta Dream guard Tiffany Hayes was named the WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month for her performance during July.

Hayes, who played a major role in the Dream’s 9-2 record during July, finished the month averaging 17.6 points— third in the Eastern Conference— while shooting 50.7 percent from the field and 38.5 percent from the 3-point line.

Hayes also averaged 3.7 rebounds and 2.9 assists in July.

Along with Hayes, Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart earned Western Conference Player of the Month honors.

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