Swift sat out the high school season after transferring from Durango to Desert Pines, but returned to competitive basketball during the club season with the Las Vegas Knicks, with whom he reached the under-16 championship game Sunday in the Fantastic 40 at the Tarkanian Basketball Academy.
The two WNBA powers are set to finish Monday what they started last month, this time at 7 p.m. inside T-Mobile Arena because of a scheduling conflict at Mandalay Bay.
The same gambler returned to the Westgate sportsbook Thursday to make a $10,000 bet to win $100 on the Bucks (-10,000) to reach the postseason.
Kayla McBride made a corner 3-pointer with 29.6 seconds left Saturday and converted two free throws with 18.9 seconds left to help the Aces clinch a 75-70 win at Dallas.
The 6-foot-2-inch junior point guard has received offers from Long Beach State, Fresno State and UNR during his club basketball season with the Las Vegas Knicks.
The 25-year-old was diagnosed with the condition before the 2018 season and never played for the Aces. She was traded to Dallas and is averaging 7.7 points and 4.8 rebounds.
Coaches, players and WNBA executives were thrilled with the show that Las Vegas put on for the All-Star Game last weekend.
Kayla McBride scored 19 points Thursday night, but the Aces sputtered in the fourth quarter en route to a 76-68 road loss to the Los Angeles Sparks at Staples Center.
Andre Drummond and Montrezl Harrell withdrew from USA Basketball’s upcoming training camp in Las Vegas, and Bam Adebayo was named as a replacement.
The NCAA revised its recruiting calendar last year and reduced the number of weekends college coaches can watch and recruit during the club season.
The 6-foot-3-inch forward has started the past three games in place of the injured Wilson and is averaging 18.7 points and 9.0 rebounds and shooting 65.7 percent.
Before he played for the Detroit Pistons and then went on to be a successful WNBA coach, Bill Laimbeer spent a season playing a Sleestak on the hit television show ‘Land of the Lost.’
Saints coach Sean Payton says Zion Williamson’s athleticism and physical stature would make the Pelicans rookie and top NBA draft choice an intriguing NFL prospect at a handful of positions, starting with the defensive line or tight end.
The Aces returned to practice Monday for the first time since the All-Star break, and are focused on building on the positives of the first half of the season — and improving some of the negatives.