A’ja Wilson Named Western Conference Player of the Week

NEW YORK, NY (August 15, 2022)—The WNBA announced today that Las Vegas Aces forward/center A’ja Wilson is the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from August 8-14.

The 2020 league M’VP averaged 20.3 points, 10.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.3 steals, and 1.3 blocks on the week while leading Las Vegas to a 3-0 record. The Aces secured the number one seed in the playoffs on the final day of the season behind Wilson’s 25-point, 10-reound double-double against the Seattle Storm.

Las Vegas takes on the Phoenix Mercury in Game One of the First Round of the 2022 WNBA Playoffs presented by google on Wednesday, August 17. Tip on ESPN is slated for 7 pm PT.