Wednesday night's WNBA schedule brought three games, several of which carried potential playoff implications. After losing nine-straight games, the Atlanta Dream seemed about done for their season. However, the team surged in the second half to grab an 89-83 win over the visiting Seattle storm. That not only snapped their serious losing streak but also keeps them alive in the WNBA Playoff chase. Here's the latest Storm vs. Dream game recap with top performers, stats, a standings update, and what's next for these two teams.

WNBA game recap

Seattle entered tonight's game on a four-game winning streak.

Despite a poor record on the road, Seattle managed to hang around. However, Atlanta put together an impressive second half to take the game 89-83. All five starters for the Atlanta Dream finished in double-digit scoring. That included a double-double for Layshia Clarendon who scored 17 points and dished out 14 assists. Sancho Lyttle scored 18 points and had nine rebounds, while Brittney Sykes had 15 points on 5-for-10 shooting.

The Seattle Storm were led by Crystal Langhorne who scored 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds. Breanna Stewart had 18 points and eight rebounds, while Sue Bird finished with 15 points and six assists. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis came off the bench to shoot 5-for-8 and finished with 12 points.

Both teams shot well in tonight's contest, but the Atlanta Dream hit 35-of-63 shots for a 55.6 percent rate while Seattle shot at a rate of 50.8 percent. The Dream also won the battle of the boards 32-26, while the two teams combined for 22 turnovers in tonight's matchup.

Standings & what's next

With the home victory, the Atlanta Dream boosted their record to 8-8 at home and 11-20 overall.

The team is still alive in the chase for a playoff spot but they're about three games behind both Seattle and Dallas for one of the final spots. In addition, the Chicago Sky are a spot above the Dream in the playoff chase with a record of 11-18. Next up for Atlanta is a home game on Saturday night at 6 p.m. Eastern Time against the Indiana Fever.

Tonight's loss prevented the Seattle Storm from clinching a playoff spot. They're now 14-17 overall and just 4-11 on the road. Seattle holds the No. 7 spot in the playoff standings and is tied record-wise with the Dallas Wings. The Storm have just three games remaining on their schedule. Next up is a matchup with the Phoenix Mercury in Seattle. That game is slated for Sunday night at 9 p.m. Eastern Time.