On Tuesday night, the #Minnesota Lynx played in their second road game since losing guard Lindsay Whalen for an indefinite amount of recovery time. This time around, the team managed to grab a victory, thanks to another double-double from WNBA All-Star Sylvia Fowles. Here's the latest Lynx vs. Dream game recap including stats, top performers, standings update, and what's coming up next for these two WNBA teams in the future.

WNBA game recap

Center Sylvia Fowles came through for the Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday night as she scored 27 points and snatched 13 rebounds to lead her team to the 81-72 win. Maya Moore chipped in 16 points while Rebekkah Brunson had 10 points and nine rebounds.

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Renee Montgomery filled in for Lindsay Whalen who is recovering from her recent surgery. Montgomery finished with 13 points and six assists while her backcourt mate Seimone Augustus had five points and five assists.

For the #Atlanta Dream, Erika Williams had 16 points on 7-for-13 shooting in a losing effort. Williams also had 11 rebounds as did Sancho Lyttle. WNBA All-Stars Tiffany Hayes and Layshia Clarendon each had 13 points for the starters. The Dream also managed to outbound their opponents 39-33 but shot just 36.5 percent for the game.

The Minnesota Lynx shot at a rate of 47.5 percent including 37.5 percent from downtown. The two teams combined for 23 turnovers as well. However, it was Minnesota who seemed to control the game from the onset, leading 49-43 at the half. Atlanta made a comeback with a 21-17 third quarter but #The Lynx closed out the final quarter with a 15-8 effort.

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Minnesota's bench supplied just 10 points for the team in tonight's win, but it didn't matter as Fowles had the double-double performance to lead the way. For Atlanta, the bench came through with 19 points scattered amongst four reserve players.

Standings & what's next

Tuesday night's victory moves the Minnesota Lynx to 21-3 overall on the 2017 WNBA season. The team is also 10-2 when playing on the road. Minnesota has already clinched a playoff spot and continues to lead the standings with the best record. Their next game is scheduled for Friday night at home when they host the Los Angeles Sparks starting at 8 p.m. Eastern Time.

For the Atlanta Dream, the latest loss puts their record at 10-16 overall and 7-6 at home. The team has fallen out of the playoff standings despite being tied record-wise with the Chicago Sky and Seattle Storm. Next up, Atlanta will battle the New York Liberty at home with game time set for 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday night.