Las Vegas star A’ja Wilson injured her left leg after colliding with Liz Cambage in the third quarter of a 69-66 road loss to the Seattle Storm on Friday night.
The 62-year-old was hired as Las Vegas’ president of basketball operations in October 2017 before its inaugural season, but also managed the daily business operations.
Las Vegas Aces guards Sydney Colson and Sugar Rodgers hosted a basketball clinic for camp attendees at SkyView YMCA.
The Aces overcame an early 14-point deficit to score an 85-81 victory over the Washington Mystics — sans star forward Elena Delle Donne — at Entertainment Sports Arena in Washington D.C.
Las Vegas, at 10-5, has the best record in the WNBA, but was annihilated by Washington in their first meeting June 20, and was in the midst of getting annihilated last Friday before an earthquake forced a postponement.
A’ja Wilson made a layup with 15.1 seconds left Wednesday morning and two free throws on the ensuing possession to lift the Aces to a 74-71 victory over the Indiana Fever.
Colson leads the Aces onto the court with a variety of “Lady Aces” chants that typically include a rhythmic clap coupled with an empowering, enthusiastic march.
Kayla McBride scored 24 points on 8-for-11 shooting and made a season-high five 3-pointers, and Liz Cambage added a season-high 21 points to go with 11 rebounds.
The Aces moved past the postponement of Friday night’s game and embarked Saturday on three-game, eight-day road trip that coincides with NBA Summer League — an 11-day event that several players had hoped to be a part of.
Kelly Raimon, who played pro basketball for nine years in the WNBA and pro volleyball for six years on the AVP Tour, is in her second year as an assistant coach with the Aces under Bill Laimbeer.
The 16th WNBA All-Star Game will take place in Las Vegas on July 27.
A’ja Wilson scored eight of her 16 points in the fourth quarter Tuesday afternoon to power the Aces to an 90-82 win over the Chicago Sky at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
A’ja Wilson has a new tradition this year and it involves Las Vegas Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer.