The 6-foot-8-inch center suffered Achilles tendinitis during the WNBA’s offseason and has been working her way back slowly since joining the team last week.
The Las Vegas players were the past three No. 1 overall picks in the WNBA draft. The three, along with Kayla McBride and Liz Cambage, comprise the team’s nucleus.
The team opens its second season in Las Vegas as the betting favorite to win the WNBA championship. Here are five games to watch that could determine its fate.