The defending champion Seattle Storm lost league MVP Breanna Stewart to an Achilles injury, and star guard Sue Bird might miss the season after undergoing knee surgery.
The WNBA team starts its second season in Las Vegas on Sunday when it hosts the Los Angeles Sparks at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
The program won three National High School Invitational championships and had a run of 11 consecutive appearances in the national tournament halted this year.
A look at the 2019 WNBA schedule for the Las Vegas Aces, who play their home games at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
The Aces finished their first season in Las Vegas with a 14-20 record. They open their second season as the betting favorite to win the league championship.
The NCAA had declared Silvio De Sousa ineligible this past season and next season in early February.