Aces Even Record With Wire-To-Wire Win Over Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA (June 6, 2019)—The Las Vegas Aces scored the first 10 points of the game, and 19 of the first 21 en route to a 92-69 road win over Atlanta Thursday evening. The win improved the Aces record to 2-2 on the season, dropping the Dream to 1-3.

KEY RUNS

The Aces scored the first 10 points, and opened the game on a 19-2 run.

Atlanta sliced the Las Vegas’ lead to nine with 2:02 gone in the second quarter, but the Aces closed out the half by scoring 13 straight points, and never led by fewer than 18 the rest of the way.

KEY STATS

The Aces never trailed in the game

Las Vegas made 51.3 percent of its shots compared to 33.3 percent for Atlanta

The Aces out-rebounded the Dream 47-33.

Las Vegas had assists on 27 of their 39 made baskets.

The Aces outscored the Dream in the paint 46-22.

GAME NOTES

Las Vegas’ 23-point margin of victory is its fourth largest ever on the road (42, August 19, 20120 at Phoenix, 89-47).

Rookie Jackie Young handed out a career high 8 assists.

A’ja Wilson scored in double figures for the 37th consecutive game to start her WNBA career. That is the second longest such streak in league history (Cynthia Cooper).

Liz Cambage scored in double figures for the 35th straight game.

The 25 points the Aces allowed in the first half are the fewest they have allowed in a half since June 10, 2018 when Las Vegas held the Mercury to 22 points in the second 20 minutes of play.

The 69 points allowed by the Aces are the fewest they have allowed in a game since June 13, 2018 against New York.

NEXT GAME

Las Vegas travels to New York on June 9 for a 12 pm PT tilt against the Liberty.