The Las Vegas Aces unveiled their jerseys Thursday morning on Las Vegas TV station Fox 5, hours before the WNBA Draft in New York City.
South Carolina senior forward A’ja Wilson averaged 22.6 points, 11.8 rebounds and 3.2 blocks in 2017-18, sweeping all the major awards. She’s expected to be the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday’s WNBA Draft.
It was a fitting end to my college career being able to share the Naismith Trophy with the fans Monday night, knowing that this is the last time I’ll be around here until I graduate in May.
Presale single-game tickets are now available for the Aces home opener, which is May 27 versus the Seattle Storm at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.
The Aces are negotiating with the Las Vegas Sports Network on a radio deal for their inaugural season, which begins May 20.
A panel of WNBA coaches and general managers predict the first two rounds in next week’s draft.
Sequoia Holmes, guard for the Las Vegas Aces, stopped by for about an hour to talk with the teens about their dreams, what it takes to be a basketball player and shoot some hoops in the backyard.
Cardte Hicks and Musiette McKinney, who both played in first American professional women’s basketball league, were reunited at Cox Pavilion on Monday, and joined by Moriah Jefferson and Sequoia Holmes of the Las Vegas Aces.
The WNBA draft will be held April 12 at the Nike New York headquarters.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal welcomed Las Vegas Aces coach and president of basketball operations Bill Laimbeer to campus Wednesday to chat about the upcoming WNBA season.
The WNBA’s Aces will play two preseason games before opening their regular season slate May 20.
The Aces have re-signed guard Kayla McBride, the WNBA team announced Tuesday. Terms weren’t announced. McBride averaged 15.4 points in 2017 for the San Antonio Stars, who relocated to Las Vegas in October.
The Las Vegas Aces signed forward Ivey Slaughter, and re-signed wing Sequoia Holmes and forward Cierra Burdick, the team announced late Monday night.