The Las Vegas Aces win the 2022 WNBA title behind Becky Hammon as a first-year head coach
In her first season a head coach, Becky Hammon has taken the Las Vegas Aces to the top of the WNBA.
With the win on Sunday, the Aces have captured the 2022 WNBA title, besting the Connecticut Sun 3-1 in the Finals. The Aces took a 2-0 series lead early before wrapping up the series with a 78-71 win over the Sun in Game 4. The title win is the first in franchise history, delivering the city of Las Vegas a much-needed title.
Guard Chelsea Gray led the way with 20 points and six assists, earning WNBA Finals MVP honors for the series.
Re-live the final seconds of the game below:
The Las Vegas Aces are bringing home the first major professional title in the city's history ♠️pic.twitter.com/1XM2xwgBcU
— Front Office Sports (@FOS) September 18, 2022
Riquna Williams had 17 points while Kelsey Plum added 16 of her own. Williams hit a few key buckets down the stretch to help the Aces hold their lead and fight off a rally by the Sun.
The Aces ended the game on a 8-0 run. A’ja Wilson added 11 points and 14 rebounds while playing all 40 minutes of the game.
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