The defending WNBA champion Aces will open the 2023 season May 20 at Seattle, according to the 40-game schedule announced by the league Wednesday.
Members have scattered across the globe since winning the franchise’s first WNBA championship. But for the players and coaches, there’s never truly an offseason.
The defending WNBA champion Aces will move into a new training facility ahead of the 2023 season, across the street from Raiders headquarters.
Becky Hammon, who led the Aces to their first WNBA championship, is expected to contribute to several ESPN shows, including “First Take” and “SportsCenter.”
Aces guard Kelsey Plum underwent surgery Wednesday for her right labrum. She is coming off the best season of her career, finishing second in the league in scoring.
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