The Las Vegas Aces have completed their championship run by defeating the Connecticut Sun 78-71 in game 4 of the WNBA Finals. The series-clinching win marked the Aces’ first championship in franchise history, and for the city of Las Vegas, their first title under a professional sports team. As do all sports organizations that have clinched a title, the Aces and their fans left quite a remark to their parade down on the Las Vegas Strip.
A’ja Wilson Pulls Out An All-Time Championship Shirt
The two-time league MVP and now world champion, A’ja Wilson let the public know how she planned on celebrating the victory. She asked in the press conference after the game if fans can take four shots in honor of the Game 4 win. The shirt resembles the early history she has implemented in the league as well as the party-hard characteristic she possesses.
2. The Introduction To The Best Trio
Kelsey Plum, Chelsea Gray and A’ja Wilson added the spark the team needed to get to this success all season long. Crediting each other’s accomplishments, each of them individually got creative with their dance moves when brought to the podium.
3. Dearica Hamby Announces Baby No. 2 On The Way
Dearica Hamby announced in the parade that her second child will be on the way moments after winning a championship. This pregnancy will leave a special memory to the Aces organization as Hamby still managed to play throughout the four-game series.
4. Owner Mark Davis Embraces The Accomplishment Done By The Aces
Las Vegas Raiders and Aces owner Mark Davis took the stage to congratulate the women that brought home Sin City’s first professional title. Davis was part of the celebration the night they won it all and includes the fans as a big part of this journey.
5. “This is only the beginning”— Kelsey Plum
Once it was Kelsey Plum’s turn to give a speech at the podium, she didn’t hesitate to announce what this victory does for years to come. Claiming they are ‘just getting started’ is quite the confidence coming out of the superstar and all of Las Vegas, but it proves their focus is now to defend their reign.
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