Young is set to represent USA Basketball’s three-on-three women’s basketball team from October 13 to 16 in the World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar, the organization announced earlier this week.
Aces center Liz Cambage was selected to the All-WNBA second team, the league announced Sunday afternoon.
The Aces finished the regular season 21-13 and are expected to bring back the core that helped them become one of the WNBA’s best teams.
A panel of executives representing professional sports franchises explained how the city benefits from the popularity of the teams and dropped hints about what’s next.
The leading scorer for Las Vegas during the season, Wilson took just four shots in a 94-90 loss to Washington as the WNBA playoff semifinal series came to a close.
Dearica Hamby missed a potential game-tying corner 3-pointer Tuesday night, and the Aces fell 94-90 to the Washington Mystics in Game 4 of the WNBA semifinals.
The new baby dolphin at The Mirage was named in honor of the WNBA team currently in the playoffs, the casino announced Tuesday.
McBride has returned to All-Star form during the postseason, averaging 15.5 points on 51.4 percent shooting, including 50 percent 3-point shooting.
Liz Cambage and A’ja Wilson asserted their will early and often, combining to score 14 of their team’s first 16 points, and battered smaller opposing defenders.
The Aces extended the WNBA semifinals Sunday with a decisive win at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Las Vegas trails 2-0 and is seeking to become the first team in WNBA history to win a series after losing the first two games.
Emma Meesseman led Washington in scoring in each of the first two games, and is shooting 62.1 percent from the field — including 63.6 percent from 3-point distance.
Here’s a look at some of the memorable Las Vegas sports finishes we’ll never forget — buzzer beaters and other heart-stoppers that proved Yogi Berra was right when he said “It ain’t over till it’s over.”
The Washington Mystics defeated the Aces on Thursday at Sports and Entertainment Arena to take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five playoff series. Game 3 is Sunday in Las Vegas.
The 5-foot-8-inch guard is averaging 14.2 points and 4.7 assists on 47.1 percent shooting, including 48 percent on 3-pointers, in her last six games coming off the bench.