WNBA: Plum leads Aces to win against Wings

Shubham Singh
14 Sep 2021
11:06
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Aces 85 Wings 75: Las Vegas Aces completed a win-from-behind against the Wings courtesy of Kelsey Plum’s 26 points in the second half. The Wings jumped to a ten-point lead in the first quarter riding Arike Ogunbowale’s hot start and dominating on the offensive end. The Wings carried a nine point lead into the second half with Aces struggling to piece together substantial offensive sets.

However, in the second half, A’ja Wilson and Plum complemented their inside-outside game as Wilson made some lovely post moves while Plum sank long-range jumpers, mid-range shots, and made some tough layups. After a hot start, Ogunbowale went cold from the field and even though Allisha Gray made some inside shots, the Wings folded on both ends of the floor. Aces outscored Wings 25-12 and 24-18 in the third and quarter respectively.

Aces Top Performers:

  • Kelsey Plum: Points: 30 Assists: 5
  • A’ja Wilson: Points: 21 Rebounds: 12
  • Riquna Williams: Points: 16

Wings Top Performers:

  • Arike Ogunbowale: Points: 23 Rebounds: 8
  • Allisha Gray: Points: 15 Rebounds: 3
  • Marina Mabrey: Points: 14 Assists: 7 Rebounds: 4
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