A’ja Wilson Named Western Conference Player of the Week For Franchise-Record 8th Time

NEW YORK (May 31, 2022)—The WNBA announced today that A’ja Wilson is the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from May 23-29. It is Wilson’s 8th player of the week award, which is the most in franchise history.

Las Vegas ran its winning streak to six straight with a 2-0 week and wins over Los Angeles and Chicago.

The 2020 WNBA M’VP averaged 23.0 points and 11.0 rebounds while connecting on 52.9% of her field goal attempts for the week. She scored a game-high 24 points in just 19 minutes in Las Vegas’ 104-76 win over the Sparks. Wilson then scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed a career-high tying 16 rebounds on the road at Chicago.

The Aces are at home for three games this week beginning with a 6 pm PT tip at Michelob ULTRA Arena this evening vs. Connecticut on ESPN.