LAS VEGAS (June 14, 2019)—Las Vegas (3-3) picked up the win in its “revenge game” Friday evening with the New York Liberty (2-5) as the Aces led wire-to-wire in a 100-65 victory. Five days earlier, the Liberty handed Las Vegas an 88-78 defeat.
Las Vegas opened the game on a 13-2 run over the first two-plus minutes and never trailed, leading by as many as 42 points. Liz Cambage scored seven points in the opening run.
Las Vegas shot 54.1 percent from the floor in the game, including 68.6 percent (24-of-35) in the first half. New York connected on 32.4 percent from the field
The Aces outrebounded the Liberty 46-21 including 38-18 on the defensive glass.
Las Vegas made its first eight straight shots from the field
Liz Cambage scored in double figures for the 37th straight game, which is the longest active streak in the WNBA.
Kelsey Plum scored a season-high 19 points
Kayla McBride scored in double figures for the sixth straight time this season (18 points).
Kayla McBride connected on a three-pointer for the 24th straight game which is the second longest active streak in the WNBA (Diana Taurasi, 44).
The Aces led 66-31 at the half. The 35-point lead was the second largest halftime lead in WNBA history. Those 66 points are also the fourth most ever scored in a first half in WNBA history.
Las Vegas travels to Minnesota Sunday, June 16 for a 4:00 pm PT tip against the Lynx