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WNBA Standings
Eastern
 1 Atlanta D. 0-0 
 2 Chicago S. 0-0 
 3 Connecticut S. 0-0 
 4 Indiana F. 0-0 
 5 New York L. 0-0 
 6 Washington M. 0-0 
Western
 1 Dallas W. 0-0 
 2 L.Angeles S. 0-0 
 3 Las Vegas Aces 0-0 
 4 Minnesota L. 0-0 
 5 Phoenix M. 0-0 
 6 Seattle S. 0-0 

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Points Per Game
 Elizabeth CAMBAGE
  Dallas W.
  (203-C-91)
  Avg: 22.9
 1. Cambage, Dallas W.22.9 
 2. Stewart, Seatt.22.4 
 3. Wilson, Las V.20.7 
 4. Taurasi, Phoen.20.7 
 5. Griner, Phoenix M.20.7 
 6. Delle-Donne, Washingt.20.4 
 7. Charles, New Y.19.7 
 8. Bonner, Phoenix M.18.4 
 9. McBride, Las V.18.2 
 10. Diggins, Dallas W.18.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Sylvia FOWLES
  Minnesot.
  (198-C-85)
  Avg: 11.9
 1. Fowles, Minnesot.11.9 
 2. Cambage, Dallas W.9.7 
 3. Breland, Atlanta D.8.3 
 4. Stewart, Seatt.8.1 
 5. Parker, L.Angele.8.1 
 6. Wilson, Las V.8.0 
 7. Thomas, Connecti.7.9 
 8. Bonner, Phoenix M.7.9 
 9. Griner, Phoenix M.7.8 
 10. Delle-Donne, Washingt.7.7 
Assists Per Game
 Courtney VANDERSLOOT
  Chica.
  (173-PG-89)
  Avg: 8.6
 1. Vandersloot, Chica.8.6 
 2. Bird, Seattle S.7.0 
 3. Diggins, Dallas W.6.2 
 4. Taurasi, Phoen.5.4 
 5. Boyd, New York L.5.3 
 6. Gray, L.Angeles S.5.1 
 7. Thomas, Connecti.4.7 
 8. Parker, L.Angele.4.6 
 9. Cloud, Washingt.4.5 
 10. Toliver, Washingt.4.4 
Steals Per Game
 Maya MOORE
  Minnesot.
  (183-SG-89)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Moore, Minnesot.1.7 
 2. Ogwumike, L.Angele.1.6 
 3. Williams, Chicago S.1.6 
 4. Beard, L.Angeles S.1.5 
 5. Diggins, Dallas W.1.4 
 6. Fowles, Minnesot.1.4 
 7. Bentley, Connecti.1.3 
 8. Bonner, Phoenix M.1.3 
 9. Stewart, Seatt.1.3 
 10. Parker, L.Angele.1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Brittney GRINER
  Phoenix M.
  (203-C-90)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Griner, Phoenix M.2.5 
 2. Breland, Atlanta D.2.0 
 3. Howard, Seattle S.1.9 
 4. Williams, Atlanta D.1.7 
 5. Cambage, Dallas W.1.7 
 6. Wilson, Las V.1.6 
 7. Sanders, Washingt.1.5 
 8. Stewart, Seatt.1.3 
 9. Delle-Donne, Washingt.1.3 
 10. Jones, Connecti.1.2 
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L.Angeles S May.26 Las Vegas Ac
Phoenix M. May.25 Seattle S.
Wash.M. May.25 Conn.S.
Chicago S. May.25 Minn.L.
Dallas W. May.24 Atlanta D.
Indiana F. May.24 New York L.
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Kayla McBride ignites Aces victory, tie for No. 8 - Aug 16, 2018


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Aces guard Kayla McBride (5'11''-G-92, college: Notre Dame) unproductively slogged through the first three quarters against the New York Liberty on Wednesday night, prompting a personal challenge from coach Bill Laimbeer before the start of the fourth. 'Are you ready to play?' McBride recalled Laimbeer asking. 'Are you ready to go back in the game and actually do something?' She certainly was. McBride scored all 15 of her points in the final quarter to help the Aces seal an 85-72 home victory over the pesky Liberty, and tie the Dallas Wings for the WNBA's eighth and final playoff spot with two games remaining. Both teams are 14-18, and Las Vegas plays at Dallas on Friday. The Wings won the first two meetings and hold the tiebreaker, but the Aces control their destiny and will make the playoffs if they win out - regardless of how Dallas concludes its season. 'I told (the players) at the start of the season, that at the end of the season, we wanted to be the team that no one wanted to play,' Laimbeer said. 'I think we've accomplished that goal, and I think that teams don't want to play us. We're at the point now where we have a chance.' That's right. The same Aces that lost seven of their first eight games this season still have a chance to qualify for the playoffs. The same Aces that lost their first five games in August still have a chance to qualify for the playoffs. 'We're trying to prove something,' McBride said. 'We're not San Antonio. We're not the losing team we've been the last couple years. We're trying to prove that to the whole league.' The Aces opened the game with a 22-3 run behind flurries of baskets from A'Ja Wilson (6'5''-F-96, college: S.Carolina) and Kelsey Plum (5'8''-G-94, college: Washington). Naturally, they relaxed in the second and third quarters, allowing the Liberty (7-25) to pull within nine points despite the absence of star center Tina Charles (6'4''-C-88, college: Connecticut), who sat out with back spasms. McBride, admittedly tired and sluggish early, ignited the Aces in the fourth with a trio of early baskets, and all but clinched the win with a 3-pointer and layup in the final 100 seconds. New York called timeout, McBride screamed in triumph and the season-high 7,159 in attendance roared in support of their potential playoff team. 'We just don't give up,' McBride said. 'We have this chip on our shoulder and we feed off of it, and that's what's continued our success. Obviously, we have a long way to go. There are a lot more experienced teams in the league. But that's what we're feeding off of right now.' The Aces depart for Dallas on Thursday and will have a day to prepare for the Wings, who have lost nine consecutive games and fired coach Fred Williams on Sunday. They're just as desperate as Las Vegas. Survive and advance. 'Starting off at 1-7, I don't think people even thought of us even having a chance at the playoffs,' Wilson said after scoring a game-high 19 points. 'Now look at us. We're right there.'
Courtesy of: reviewjournal.com   



Mercury Re-Signs Forward Sancho Lyttle - 14 hours ago
March 21, 2019 The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury today re-signed former WNBA All-Star forward Sancho Lyttle, as announce by the team. After signing with the Mercury as a free agent prior to the 2018 season, Lyttle started in the Mercury's first 18 games of the season before suffering a season-ending knee injury on June 30 in Washington. Prior to the injury, the 6-foot-4 forward averaged 7.9 points and 5.3 rebounds, while shooting 54.0 percent (61-of-113), her highest mark sin...   [read more]
Mercury Re-Signs Two-Time WNBA Champion Dewanna Bonner - 14 hours ago
March 22, 2019 The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury today announced the signing of two-time WNBA Champion and two-time WNBA All-Star, DeWanna Bonner. 'What DeWanna did last year on the floor after having twins was as impressive as it was unsurprising,' said Mercury General Manager Jim Pitman. 'Recent history shows us that championship teams need a 'Big Three' and having DB gives us three of the top 15 players in the world on our roster. More than that, DB and her daughters are a...   [read more]
New York Liberty sign Marine Johannes - 2 days ago
New York, New York (March 21, 2019)- The New York Liberty have signed French guard Marine Johannes, General Manager Jonathan Kolb announced today. The terms of the agreements were not disclosed, per team policy. The 5'10 guard has played for Tango Bourges Basket, located in Bourges, France. She was recently voted Best Guard by fans in the regular season awards in EuroLeague Women. Johannes joins the Liberty after averaging 15.1 points (45.7% from the field), 4.7 assists, and 2.8 rebound...   [read more]


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