By Shawn McCullough
The Aces got a late bucket from Jackie Young to beat the Mercury in Phoenix, 84-83.
Young grabbed a rebound off a Kelsey Plum miss and put it back with just 4.3 seconds left in the game to secure the win for Las Vegas.
Young finished the game with 10 points, while Plum came off the bench and scored a game high 23 points.
Liz Cambage played 9:31 and had four points with four rebounds after coming out of the health and safety protocol.
With the win, the Aces finished the regular season 24-8 and secured the double bye by finishing in second place in the standings.
The WNBA playoffs will begin on Thursday, September 23rd.
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– The Aces shot 46.4% from the field.
– Each team pulled down 33 rebounds.
– Ten Aces players saw substantial minutes in a game that didn’t matter in the standings.
F – 22 A’ja Wilson
F – 3 Riquna Williams
C – 41 Kiah Stokes
G – 0 Jackie Young
G – 12 Chelsea Gray
Aces Injury Report:
Angel McCoughtry—Out, right ACL