Angel McCoughtry left the game 2:49 into the first quarter after landing awkwardly while grabbing an offensive rebound in a scrimmage against the Los Angeles Sparks at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Slocum is winning over her teammates with her preparation, pace and passing, and will look to impress some more Saturday in another scrimmage against the Sparks in Los Angeles.
Shakayla Thomas is vying for a roster spot with the Aces, after she was drafted by the Los Angeles Sparks in 2018 and waived as a tweener with no true position.
Aces rookie Lauren Manis was drafted No. 33 overall in 2020, but could not attend training camp because of the COVID pandemic. But she’s in camp this year and has been impressive.
The Aces lost to the Los Angeles Sparks in a closed-door scrimmage Sunday at Mandalay Bay. They were without projected starting point guard Chelsea Gray.
The Las Vegas Aces announced their preseason schedule on Tuesday.
Dearica Hamby and the Aces opened training camp Sunday. She is the two-time WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year who partially tore the MCL in her right knee in the playoffs last season.
Nikki Fargas resigned Saturday as the Louisiana State women’s basketball coach and could be on the verge of replacing Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer as team president.
The Aces begin training camp on Sunday at Michelob Ultra Arena, thus beginning their quest for the franchise’s first championship after reaching the WNBA Finals last fall in the league’s bubble setting in Florida.
Rookie wing Lauren Manis will join the Aces, one year after she was selected with the No. 33 overall pick in the 2020 WNBA draft. Two free agents also will attend camp.