Las Vegas Aces beat Dallas Wings 104-85 as A'ja Wilson scores 28 points

Basketball: With 28 points to become the franchise's all-time leading scorer, A'ja Wilson helped the Las Vegas Aces upset the Dallas Wings 104-85 on Sunday.

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With 28 points to become the franchise's all-time leading scorer, A'ja Wilson helped the Las Vegas Aces upset the Dallas Wings 104-85 on Sunday. In addition, Wilson grabbed 10 rebounds, recording her 11th double-double of the year, and made 11 of 22 shots from the field, including 3 of 4 three-pointers. With 4,301 career points, the No. 1 overall choice in the 2018 WNBA draft has more than Sophia Young-Malcolm's (4,300).

With 23 points, Jackie Young led Las Vegas Aces, followed by Chelsea Grey with 12 and Kelsey Plum with 18. The Aces scored the last 11 points to lead 51-48 at the half. Wilson and Plum both finished the first half with 13 points on 10-of-18 shooting. 

Alysha Clark made a three-pointer with 8:31 remaining in the third quarter to make it 60-48 after Plum was fouled while making a driving layup and converting the and-1 free throw to close the second quarter. A'ja Wilson then started the second half with a jumper and a three. 

Dallas Wings cut their deficit to eight points twice early in the fourth quarter, both on Odyssey Sims buckets, but couldn't go any closer. With 25 points, Sims led the Wings (5-17), matching her high point total in a WNBA game since Aug. 17, 2021, when she scored 26 for the

. Arike Ogunbowale scored 13 points, while Natasha Howard added 14.

Las Vegas Aces snapped a six-game winning streak

Due to injuries to Natasha Howard, Maddy Siegrist, and Satou Sabally, Sims signed a salary-cap hardship contract on June 25. Sims played in 28 games for the Wings in her second season with the team. In her first game back, the 31-year-old scored eighteen points and helped the Wings defeat the Minnesota Lynx 94-88 to snap an 11-game losing run.

After losing to the Los Angeles Sparks 98-93 in overtime on Friday night, Las Vegas (13-7) snapped a six-game winning streak. They also set a new season high for points in a game and scored more over 100 points for the second time this year.

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