GAME RECAP: Aces Quiet Storm, 79-62, To Move Into Sole Possession Of First Place

LAS VEGAS (July 23, 2019)—Las Vegas got another double-double from Liz Cambage (15 points, 12 rebounds) and all five Aces starters scored in double figures, as Las Vegas upended the Settle Storm, 79-62. The Aces are now 13-6, and have the best record in the WNBA heading into the All-Star Break.


Neither team led by more than five points in the first half.

Las Vegas led by two, 50-48 with 3:19 to go in the third quarter. The Aces scored the next five points to close out the period, and 19 of the first 27 of the fourth to go up by 18, 74-56 with 5:43 to go.


In the second half, Las Vegas shot 43.8 percent from the field, while the Storm made 25.8 percent.

Las Vegas went 16 for 20 from the free throw line while Seattle made 11 for 17.

All five of the Aces starters scored in double figures, outscoring the Storm starters, 75-43.

Las Vegas tied its season low with 10 turnovers, while forcing Seattle into 19 miscues (which they turned into 20 points)


Aces streaks and statistics do not include the Las Vegas vs. Washington game from July 5 which was suspended at halftime due to an earthquake.

The Aces were once again without the services of two-time All-Star and 2018  WNBA Rookie of the Year A’ja Wilson (2-0 in those games)

Liz Cambage scored in double figures for the 50th straight game which is the longest active such streak in the WNBA (15 points). She also added 12 rebounds for her sixth double-double of the season.

Jackie Young scored a career-high 13 points, reaching double figures in scoring for the second time.

Kayla McBride scored in double figures for the 17th time this season (11 points).

Kelsey Plum scored in double figures for the 12th time this season (10 points).

Dearica Hamby scored in double figures for the 10th time this season, and 20 or more points for the second time (24 points).


The Aces remain at home following AT&T WNBA All-Star 2019, as they host the Dallas Wings on Tuesday, July 30 at 7 pm PT.