Las Vegas guard Kelsey Plum was bumped on her potential game-tying 20-footer, but no foul was called and time expired.
The Aces chartered a plane to Washington, D.C., on Monday, under the direction of WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert, who also made the allowance for the Los Angeles Sparks.
Cambage in four games against the Sky averaged 22.5 points, 11.8 rebounds and shot 56.4 percent from the field.
Dearica Hamby made a 3-pointer from near halfcourt with five seconds left in regulation Sunday afternoon to lift the Aces to a 93-92 playoff victory over the Chicago Sky at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The fifth-year forward averaged career highs of 11 points and 7.6 rebounds in 34 games, 25 of them as a reserve, and shot 48.8 percent from the field.
The San Antonio Stars were 23-79 in the three seasons before relocating to Las Vegas in 2017. The franchise will host the Chicago Sky on Sunday in the WNBA playoffs.
The Aces purchased a two-page advertisement in the Review-Journal’s sports section, featuring a letter by Laimbeer urging the community to attend the team’s playoff game 2 p.m. Sunday against the Chicago Sky at Thomas Mack Center.
Among the men who have practiced with the Aces are former Desert Pines and Baylor standout Pierre Jackson and ex-UNLV players Stephen Zimmerman and Ike Nwamu.
The fifth-year forward was named Sixth Woman of the Year by The Associated Press on Wednesday after averaging career highs of 11 points and 7.6 rebounds in 34 games.
The eight-team field is set, and play opens with a pair of single-elimination games that will determine who the Aces play Sunday in the franchise’s first playoff game since 2014.
As the No. 4 seed, Las Vegas (21-13) will host a playoff game at Thomas & Mack Center on Sept. 15.
The Aces hold the tiebreaker over the Chicago Sky and will clinch the No. 4 seed if they win Sunday at the Phoenix Mercury in the regular-season finale.
The Aces played most of the second half without All-Star center Liz Cambage, who sustained a lower leg injury and had ice taped to her left ankle.
The Aces conclude their second regular season in Las Vegas with one more trip and two more games — against the Alanta Dream on Thursday and the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday.