Shakayla Thomas is vying for a roster spot with the Aces, after she was drafted by the Los Angeles Sparks in 2018 and waived as a tweener with no true position.
Aces rookie Lauren Manis was drafted No. 33 overall in 2020, but could not attend training camp because of the COVID pandemic. But she’s in camp this year and has been impressive.
The Aces lost to the Los Angeles Sparks in a closed-door scrimmage Sunday at Mandalay Bay. They were without projected starting point guard Chelsea Gray.
Kent State guard Mike Nuga averaged 17.8 points and 5.5 rebounds last season and earned third-team All-Mid-American Conference honors.
The Las Vegas Aces announced their preseason schedule on Tuesday.
UNLV athletics’ partnership with the Raider Image went live Tuesday with the launch of the university’s new official apparel website.
Dearica Hamby and the Aces opened training camp Sunday. She is the two-time WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year who partially tore the MCL in her right knee in the playoffs last season.
Nikki Fargas resigned Saturday as the Louisiana State women’s basketball coach and could be on the verge of replacing Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer as team president.
The Aces begin training camp on Sunday at Michelob Ultra Arena, thus beginning their quest for the franchise’s first championship after reaching the WNBA Finals last fall in the league’s bubble setting in Florida.
Lawyers for the Las Vegas basketball standout have asked a judge to throw out his DUI and reckless driving charges in connection with a crash that killed a man.
NBA star LeBron James’ tweet criticizing Raiders owner Mark Davis’ post was trending on Twitter.
Rookie wing Lauren Manis will join the Aces, one year after she was selected with the No. 33 overall pick in the 2020 WNBA draft. Two free agents also will attend camp.
Coaches have been free to leave for another job without penalty forever. Now players have the same right. So coaches need to quit complaining and embrace the new reality.
Ten who played for UNLV last season are leaving Las Vegas and six who played elsewhere have opted to continue their respective careers with the Rebels.