LAS VEGAS (June 22, 2019)–Dearica Hamby scored a career-high 27 points off the bench, Saturday evening, as the Las Vegas Aces ended a 10-game losing streak to the Dallas Wings in an 86-68 victory. The win moves the Aces back over the ,500 mark to 5-4, while Dallas falls to 2-6.
The Aces trailed by two, 28-26 with 1:44 gone in the second quarter, but they scored 23 of the next 27 points and went into the locker room up 15, 49-34. Las Vegas extended the lead to as many as 27, and led by at least 12 the rest of the way.
The Aces shot a season-high 53.0% from the field, while Dallas shot 28.6%.
Dallas’s bench outscored its starters 45-23.
The Wings made 18 for 20 free throws, while the Aces made 9 of 10.
Las Vegas went 7 for 17 from three-point range, while Dallas went 6 for 31.
The Aces outscored the wings 48-24 in the paing
A’ja Wilson scored in double figures for the 41st time in 42 career games as a pro (20 points), and scored 20 or more points for the 21st time in her career.
Liz Cambage scored in double figures for the 40th straight game which is the longest active streak in the W.
Sydney Colson scored a season-high 10 points
Liz Cambage handed out a career high 6 assists. She tied her career high with five in the first half.
Jackie Young handed out a career-high tying 8 assists.
The last time the Aces beat the Wings was July 17th, 2015, when the then San Antonio Stars beat the then Tulsa Shock.
Las Vegas hosts the Seattle Storm on Tuesday, June 25 at 7 pm PT.