LAS VEGAS (September 29, 2023)—The Las Vegas Aces are headed back to the WNBA Finals for the 3rd time in 4 years thanks to a series-clinching, 64-61 victory over the Dallas Wings Friday evening. The close win, which featured 12 lead changes and 7 tied scores, gave Las Vegas a 3-0 sweep of the Wings, and ran the team’s postseason winning streak to 6 consecutive games. Four Aces scored in double figures—Chelsea Gray led with 15 points, A’ja Wilson had a double-double of 13 points and 13 rebounds and Kelsey Plum and Jackie Young added 11 points each. Arike Ogunbowale tallied a game-high 18 points for the Wings.
Wilson’s double-double (13 points, 13 rebounds) is her 15th career playoff double-double, which ranks her tied for 7th in WNBA playoff history.
Chelsea Gray scored 13 points for her 31st (of 44) overall playoff game scoring in double figures.
Plum (11 points) has scored in double figures in 22 of 25 playoff games.