Regardless of trailing by six factors at halftime, the Las Vegas Aces rallied previous the Connecticut Solar to advance to the 2020 WNBA Finals.
Las Vegas restricted the Solar to simply 18 second half factors and held the Solar scoreless within the ultimate 2:39 of the competition. 2020 league MVP A’ja Wilson scored a game-high 23 factors and hauled in 11 rebounds within the victory, doing so whereas taking part in your entire 40-minute contest.
Veteran Aces guard Angel McCoughtry added 20 factors within the victory, serving to to make up the manufacturing that Las Vegas misplaced mid-series when two-time WNBA Sixth Girl of the 12 months Dearica Hamby was dominated out indefinitely with a knee damage.
Alyssa Thomas led the Solar with 22 factors and 10 rebounds whereas DeWanna Bonner completed Recreation 5 with 15 factors, eight rebounds and 6 assists. Bonner missed a last-gasp 20-foot jumper on Connecticut’s ultimate possession of the sport.
With their victory on Tuesday, Las Vegas will advance to face No. 2 Seattle within the upcoming Finals. Seattle swept the Minnesota Lynx within the WNBA semifinals.
The Aces and Storm open their collection on Friday night time.