The Aces (6-11) played their best basketball of the season to beat the Sparks on Friday night. Can they do it again for the second time in three days?
Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather and Raiders owner Mark Davis were among 5,124 who showed up at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Friday night to watch the Aces score a victory over the Los Angeles Sparks.
The Aces host the Los Angeles Sparks in a WNBA game at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
The Aces (5-11) piddled away a potential victory by surrendering a 10-2 run to the Wings over the final 2 minutes, 43 seconds Wednesday night.
Rushia Brown, who played seven years in the WNBA, is the Aces’ player program and franchise development manager. She helps Aces players curate their personal brands away from the court.
The Aces surrendered a 3-pointer 44 seconds into their showdown with the defending WNBA champion Lynx at Mandalay Bay EventsCenter and trailed the entire game en route to an 88-73 loss.
Vickie Johnson coached the San Antonio Stars last season and was retained as an assistant by Bill Laimbeer after he took over the Aces’ franchise in October.
Former Mojave High and UNLV star Sequoia Holmes saw action in the first three games of the Aces’ recent four-game trip. Then she was cut. Again.
The Aces opened a four-game homestand Friday night with an 88-78 victory over the New York Liberty at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Bill Laimbeer and the Aces will play the New York Liberty, the team Laimbeer coached from 2013 to 2017 before leaving for Las Vegas, at 7 p.m. Friday at Mandalay Bay Events Center.