Rhyne Howard, the 2022 No. 1 overall WNBA draft pick, stuffed the stat sheet and led the Atlanta Dream with 16 points in their 66-59 season-opening win Saturday at the Dallas Wings.

Howard, who played a team-high 35 minutes and change, also finished with 4 assists, 4 blocks, 3 rebounds, 2 steals and just 1 turnover. All four of her makes from the field came from beyond the 3-point arc, where she took 12 of her 15 shots. Though she misfired on all three attempts from inside the arc, she got to the free throw line multiple times, going 4-for-5. Read More