The No. 1 seed Las Vegas Aces took control early and never looked back as they defeated the 8th-seeded Chicago Sky 87-59 in Game 1 of their best-two-out-of-three First Round playoff series Wednesday night at T-Mobile Arena. Chelsea Gray led the way with 20 points, Jackie Young had 18, Kelsey Plum contributed 16, A’ja Wilson finished with 14 and Alysha Clark chipped in 13. Kiah Stokes collected 14 rebounds. Kahleah Copper was Chicago’s leading scorer with 15 points.
The two teams meet again on Sunday, Sept. 17, at 12 pm PT at Michelob ULTRA Arena. If necessary, Game 3 will be contested on Wednesday, Sept. 20 in Chicago.