As a 21-year-old rookie for the Aces, A’ja Wilson is emerging as the face of the WNBA. She’s one of the world’s best female basketball players, and by many accounts, one of its most genuine people.
Host Bryan Salmond is in studio with Las Vegas Aces beat reporter Sam Gordon talking about the season so far and how the Aces have gone from the worst team in the WNBA to just 1.5 games out of the playoffs.
The Aces are a legitimate playoff contender, constructed around all-stars A’ja Wilson and Kayla McBride, and a brigade of youthful contributors like Kelsey Plum, Moriah Jefferson and Dearica Hamby — all 26 or younger.
The suspension, announced Monday, came after Taurasi received two technical fouls and was ejected for arguing a call in the second quarter of Saturday’s game against the Minnesota Lynx.
The Blue Man Group performed at halftime during the Las Vegas Aces game Sunday at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
A’ja Wilson scored 24 and Kayla McBride added 16 points to lift the Aces to an 88-74 victory over the Indiana Fever at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Sunday.
The Aces are building a rapport with the Las Vegas Valley with their improved play and concerted effort to engage the community.
Kayla McBride scored 27 points, including a late layup off a steal, as the Aces beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-82 on Thursday night.