Plum leads Las Vegas into matchup with Washington

Posted6/24/2022 7:00 AM

Washington Mystics (11-9, 6-5 Eastern Conference) at Las Vegas Aces (13-3, 10-0 Western Conference)

Las Vegas; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT


BOTTOM LINE: Kelsey Plum and the Las Vegas Aces host the Washington Mystics. Plum currently ranks second in the league scoring 20.3 points per game.

The Aces have gone 8-2 at home. Las Vegas leads the Western Conference averaging 91.5 points and is shooting 46.3%.

The Mystics are 5-5 on the road. Washington ranks fourth in the Eastern Conference with 34.9 rebounds per game led by Shakira Austin averaging 6.6.

The teams play for the second time this season. In the last meeting on May 10 the Mystics won 89-76 led by 19 points from Elena Delle Donne, while Jackie Young scored 19 points for the Aces.

TOP PERFORMERS: Plum is shooting 43.8% and averaging 20.3 points for the Aces. A'ja Wilson is averaging 20.1 points over the last 10 games for Las Vegas.

Natasha Cloud is averaging 10.3 points and 7.4 assists for the Mystics. Ariel Atkins is averaging 13.7 points over the past 10 games for Washington.

LAST 10 GAMES: Aces: 8-2, averaging 92.2 points, 37.4 rebounds, 20.6 assists, 7.1 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 45.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 84.3 points per game.

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Mystics: 4-6, averaging 77.4 points, 36.7 rebounds, 19.8 assists, 7.1 steals and 2.7 blocks per game while shooting 41.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 77.9 points.

INJURIES: Aces: None listed.

Mystics: None listed.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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