The Aces (12-14) are two games out of the No. 8 playoff seed and play three road games against three playoff teams in five days.
Las Vegas succumbed to the incomparable greatness of the legendary Diana Taurasi, and stumbled to a 104-93 loss to her Phoenix Mercury at Mandalay Bay Events Center before an announced crowd of 5,129.
Speaking on “The Dan Patrick Show” on Wednesday, the day after announcing a landmark sponsorship deal with the NBA, Jim Murren thinks the city is too attractive not to have a franchise.
Moriah Jefferson is back from the right knee injury that cost her 13 games of the 2017 season and the first 17 of the 2018 season. She’s still easing her way into form, averaging 4.8 points and 2.8 assists in 14.8 minutes per game.
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.