On Tuesday night, the Atlanta Dream took the Phoenix Mercury into overtime at Phillips Arena. It made for the second-straight game that Atlanta went into an extra session, but this time yielded a better result. The home team bounced back from their loss to the Mystics with a 99-91 OT win over the Mercury. The game featured Atlanta's Layshia Clarendon recording a triple-double. Here's the latest Mercury vs. Dream game recap including the top performers and a look at what's coming up next for each of these WNBA squads.

WNBA game recap

Fresh off her recent WNBA All-Star Game appearance, Layshia Clarendon carried that momentum into Tuesday night's game.

The Atlanta Dream star finished the game with 15 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists to help her team grab the victory in overtime. Clarendon's feat made her the sixth player in WNBA history to do so and the first since Temekan Johnson recorded one back in July of 2014.

Clarendon wasn't the team's only top performer, though, as all of the Atlanta starters finished in double-digits. Brittney Sykes led all players with 21 points and also had 13 rebounds, while All-Star Tiffany Hayes had 19 points on 7-for-11 shooting. Erika Williams ended up with 16 points, while Sancho Lyttle had 14 points and nine boards.

For the Phoenix Mercury, All-Star Diana Taurasi scored 31 points on 10-for-23 shooting which included a 3-for-9 rate from downtown.

Danielle Robinson chipped in 11 points, while Leilani Mitchell added another 11 off the bench. The team is still without star Brittney Griner due to her injuries suffered just before the All-Star break.

Phoenix took a commanding 29-17 lead after the first quarter and was up 56-41 at the half. Atlanta battled back with a 30-12 third quarter to take the lead but Phoenix kept with them in the fourth.

With 1:44 to go in the game, the Mercury were down 82-77 but Diana Taurasi was fouled on her three-point shot attempt. She hit all three free throws, and then tied it moments later. She would put her team up 84-82 with eight seconds to go until Brittney Sykes scored a driving layup to tie things up before time expired. An 11-0 start to overtime ultimately gave Atlanta control of this game.

Standings & what's next

Today's victory moves the Atlanta Dream to 10-11 overall and 7-3 at home. If the WNBA playoffs began today, the Atlanta Dream would qualify as the eighth and final team. They'll play the Minnesota Lynx on Friday with game time set for 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time in Atlanta.

The Phoenix Mercury fall to 11-10 on their season with a 5-4 record on the road but are still fifth in the overall WNBA standings. They'll take on the Sky in Chicago this Friday with game time slated for 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time.