The Las Vegas Aces are headed to the WNBA finals after a 66-63 win against the Connecticut Sun in Game 5 of the semifinals.
The outcome didn’t look too bright for the Aces during the first 10 minutes. The Sun dominated the first quarter, outscoring the Aces 30-17.
Las Vegas didn’t take long to fly out of their slump. They snatched their turn to pour in buckets in the second quarter when they outscored the Sun 22-15. By the end of the third quarter, the Aces were just one point behind the Sun.
The fourth quarter was tight the whole way with the Aces and Sun consistently within a point of each other. A’ja Wilson took the final lead for the Aces when she sunk two free throws that brought her team up 64-63. She finished the game with 23 points.
The Aces will face the Seattle Storm in the WNBA finals.
Featured photo: A’ja Wilson and Alyssa Thomas (Courtesy of The Canadian Press)