Las Vegas Aces guard Jackie Young is starting to find her groove late in the season, adding 17 points in the 94-90 win over the Atlanta Dream.
Shaquille O’Neal was in Las Vegas today at Zappos’ headquarters to participate in their “Shaq to School” event. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
The Las Vegas Aces showed no signs of fatigue after the WNBA All-Star break, beating the Dallas Wings 86-54. Head coach Bill Laimbeer is proud of his team for getting a big win at home and being able to do so with bench players.
The Las Vegas Aces are tied at the top of the standings and are looking to keep up the success from the first half of the season.
The Las Vegas Aces came away with a 79-74 win over the Minnesota Lynx, despite being down one of their leading scorers in A’ja Wilson (ankle injury). Dearica Hamby stepped up in Wilson’s place, making her first season start and notched 14 points. LVRJ host Cassie Soto and Aces beat writer Sam Gordon break down the win and discuss how long Wilson will be out.
The Las Vegas Aces are on a mission to encourage the love of basketball in the city of Las Vegas. To help grow that passion, Las Vegas Aces guards Sydney Colson and Sugar Rodgers hosted a basketball clinic for camp attendees at SkyView YMCA.
The 2019 NBA Summer League set a new average daily attendance record, with just over 12,000 people coming over the 11-day timespan to enjoy some basketball. After 83 games it was the Memphis Grizzlies that raised the championship trophy, defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves 95-92.
The Las Vegas Aces claimed the best record in the WNBA with a 74-71 win over the Indiana Fever on July 10, 2019, (WNBA)
The Aces moved past the earthquake-postponement of Friday’s home game against the Washington Mystics by opening a four-game road trip Sunday with a resounding 90-58 WNBA win over the New York Liberty at Westchester County Center in White Plains, New York. (Las Vegas Aces)
Earthquake was felt during a Vegas Summer League game at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 5, 2019. (Cassie Soto/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Croatian basketball player Antonio Vrankovic talks about his country’s proud basketball past and recovery from civil war on opening day of the Vegas Summer League in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 5, 2019. (Ron Kantowski Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Las Vegas Aces are a third of the way into the season and are finally coming together as a team to figure out what works best on the court. Las Vegas Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer says he is looking for Liz Cambage to play a big role in the team’s success and Aces guard Kayla McBride says the team can be unstoppable if they keep up this pace of play.
The Las Vegas Aces were able to come away with a win over the Chicago Sky on Tuesday afternoon. The Aces had five players scored in double-digits in the 90-82 victory. LVRJ host Cassie Soto and Aces beat writer Sam Gordon break down the win.
Las Vegas Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer and Aces forward A’ja Wilson discuss her recording setting night. Wilson scored a career-high 39 points, tying for the most in franchise history.
The Las Vegas Aces suffered an 86-74 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks at Staples Center on Thursday, June 27, 2019. (WNBA)
Las Vegas Aces forward Dearica Hamby helped guide her team to a win over the Dallas Wings with a career-high 27 points in the 86-68 victory.
Kayla McBride scored 22 points and Kelsey Plum scored 21 Sunday to propel the Aces to an 80-75 win over the Minnesota Lynx at Target Center in Minneapolis. (WNBA)
Kayla McBride scored 25 points Sunday, but the Aces shot 35.9 percent from the field and fell 88-78 to the New York Liberty in White Plains, New York.
The Aces opened the game with a 19-2 run and coasted to a 92-69 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Thursday at State Farm Arena in Atlanta.
Las Vegas Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer blames his team’s laziness and lack of energy as the cause for Sunday’s 80-74 loss to the Connecticut Sun.
The Las Vegas Aces suffered another heartbreaking loss, this time on Sunday afternoon to the Connecticut Sun. The Aces 21 turnovers were a major factor in the 80-74 loss.
UNLV men’s basketball head coach T.J. Otzelberger and staff made a stop at the UFC Performance Institute as part of the Runnin’ Rebel Caravan. Otzelberger was led around the facility by UFC legend Forrest Griffin.
UNLV men’s basketball head coach T.J. Otzelberger learned how to power punch from UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin at the UFC Performance Institute on Monday. Otzelberger went through various mixed martial arts drills and got a tour of the state-of-the-art facility as part of the Runnin’ Rebel Caravan. (Heidi Fang & Cassie Soto/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
It’s been over a month since UNLV hired new men’s basketball head coach T. J. Otzelberger. Since then, Otzelberger has kept his promise in trying to keep as many former players on the team as possible, while at the same time, adding new recruits of his own. Otzelberger has also brought in a new coaching staff that includes former Runnin’ Rebel, Kevin Kruger.
The Huskies scraped by the Buffaloes and the no. 6 seeded Oregon upset the tournament’s no. 2 team, Arizona State, in overtime to advance to the Pac-12 tournament final. (Heidi Fang / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Over the past 6 years, the Arizona State student section has become known for holding up the “Curtain of Distraction” during basketball games to throw their opponents off their game when shooting free throws. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
St. Mary’s head coach Randy Bennett and his players knew that if they played smart and set the tempo early, they could beat the number one team in the country. The Gaels did just that in a 60-47 victory over Gonzaga in the 2019 West Coast Conference tournament championship game on March 12.
The No.1 team in the nation did not stand a chance against a determined St. Mary’s team. The Gaels defeated the Gonzaga Bulldogs 60-47 in the 2019 West Coast Conference tournament at the Orleans Arena on March 12.
Ben Gotz and Elaine Emerson go over all the high school basketball matchups to watch as teams are starting to look for a playoff opportunity.
UNLV completed the conference sweep over New Mexico with a 74-58 win on Tuesday night. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson break down the win, as well as preview the Rebels next matchup against San Diego State on Saturday night.