Las Vegas Opens Inaugural Season May 20 At Connecticut

Home Opener Slated For Sunday, May 27 Against Seattle

LAS VEGAS (February 8, 2018) — The WNBA released the 2018 schedule for each of the league’s 12 teams, and Las Vegas will begin its inaugural campaign on the road with a two-game swing through Connecticut (Sunday, May 20 at 10 a.m. PDT) and Washington (Tuesday, May 22 at 4 p.m.). Click here to view the entire Las Vegas aces 2018 schedule. The Aces’ home opener at the Mandalay Bay Events Center is slated for Sunday, May 27 against the Seattle Storm at 5 p.m.

The defending WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx travel to Las Vegas for games Sunday, June 24 at 3 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. Last year’s runner-up, the Los Angeles Sparks, also makes two trips to the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Friday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, July 15 at 3 p.m.

The Aces make their national television debut Friday, June 22 when they host the three-time defending Eastern Conference Champion New York Liberty. Tipoff on ESPN is scheduled for 7 p.m. Las Vegas also hosts New York on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 7 p.m.

The 2018 regular season concludes Sunday, Aug. 19 as the Aces host Atlanta at 3 p.m.

Other Schedule Notes

  • Las Vegas is on the road for nine of its first 13 games.
  • The Aces close out the schedule with four of five games at home.
  • The team’s longest home stand is four games, June 22 through June 29.
  • The Aces longest road trip is four games, June 10 through June 15.
  • Las Vegas has two back-to-backs—at Seattle on May 31 and vs. Washington on June 1; at Indiana on June 12 and at New York on June 13.