With the WNBA regular season winding down, there are several teams still vying for playoff spots. The Dallas Wings are one of those teams, as are the Atlanta Dream. However, the Wings are looking like they're in a much better position to secure a postseason spot after handing the Dream their ninth-straight loss on Saturday night. Glory Johnson led the way in the latest Dallas victory.

Here's the latest Dream vs. Wings recap with stats, top performers, a standings update, and what's next.

How Dallas won

Leading the way for the Dallas Wings in their latest victory was Glory Johnson.

She scored 23 points and pulled down 13 rebounds for her team. Skylar Diggins-Smith also had a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Adding a third double-double was Theresa Plaisance with 12 points and 10 rebounds.

On the losing side, WNBA All-Star Tiffany Hayes scored 22 points to lead the Atlanta Dream. Rookie Brittney Sykes had 17 points on 7-for-15 shooting along with seven rebounds and three assists. Elizabeth Williams had 13 points and seven rebounds as well.

The home team had a 50-43 lead at the half and maintained that lead with a 21-20 third quarter.

In the fourth, Atlanta staged a comeback and outscored Dallas 23-19. However, the comeback fell short as the Wings managed to hold them off in the late moments of the game.

With six seconds remaining, Tiffany Hayes made two free throws to close the lead to just three points for Dallas. Several moments later, Allisha Gray was fouled by Britney Sykes. Gray hit one of her two free throws to extend the lead to four and time ran out on the visiting Dream.

For the contest, Atlanta actually shot better than Dallas with a 43.8 percent performance compared to 37 percent for the Wings.

However, the home team shot a 57.1 percent rate from downtown, connecting on 12 of the 21 3-point shots they tried. Dallas also outrebounded Atlanta 43-37 and had just eight turnovers compared to 22 for the visitors.

What's coming up next?

With their ninth-straight loss, the Atlanta Dream are now at 10-20 on the season with a 3-12 road record. The team sits in the No. 10 spot for the overall WNBA standings and is 3.5 games behind Seattle for the final playoff spot. Chicago is just above the Dream and1.5 games behind Seattle.

Next up for Atlanta is a home game on Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. Eastern Time.

The Dallas Wings are continuing to look like a team destined for the WNBA Playoffs. After Saturday's win, they boosted their record to 14-16 overall and 10-6 at home. They are holding the No. 7 spot in the current playoff standings with four games left on their schedule. The next game is at the Connecticut Sun on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. Eastern Time.

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