The Las Vegas Aces has been the talk of the league ever since acquiring newly hired head coach Becky Hammon this past offseason back in March when she wasn’t offered any head coaching jobs in the NBA.
Star players in the lights of guard Chelsea Gray, Kelsey Plum, forward and reigning MVP and Defensive Player of the Year A’ja Wilson, along with forward Dearica Hamby without questions makes Coach Hammon’s life easier as she is working her way through the WNBA.
After not being offered any head coaching jobs in the NBA, she decided to go back her professional roots and take the head coaching position for the Aces and well it has played out well in there favor as they you can say cruised their way to the WNBA Finals and is now one game away from winning their first WNBA finals championship.
Along with that, Hammon this season was awarded WNBA “Coach of the Year” award for her outstanding work in her WNBA debut as a head coach. She led the aces to a 26-10 record on the regular season, while leading them to the WNBA Finals to play the Connecticut Sun where they’re now leading the series 2-0.
The Aces took down the best that the western conference had offer, which included two WNBA finals champion teams in the names Natasha Cloud and the Washington Mystics, WNBA legend and future Hall of Fame inductee Sue Bird, Breanna Stewart, Tina Charles, and the Seattle Storm.
With the defending WNBA champions Candace Parker and the Chicago Sky being eliminated at home in the semifinals, the Aces without question is favored to now the it all with no one standing in their way and that includes the Connecticut Sun who they’re facing.
Game 3 of the WNBA finals will take places in Mohegan Sun Arena (Montville, Connecticut) as the Sun will host the Aces. Will the Sun force a game 4 or will the Aces take it all with a clean sweep?
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