The Las Vegas Aces blew up Monday night, matching a rare pair of WNBA feats in the process. The Aces posted a commanding 104-76 win over the Los Angeles Sparks. They’re marking their fifth straight win and seeing them win 7-1 this season. They made 18 three-point combinations in the big win, which set a franchise record and tied the league record for most 3-pointers in a single game.
They made a history that six different players take at least two shots from behind the arc. The aces just fell also in the last triple. With less than 18 seconds left in the contest, Aisha Sheppard sank her first bucket from the 3-point line.
As a team, they are 18 of 38 from the 3-point line. Aces have a seemingly controlled game from the jump. They held the Sparks to just 19 points in the first quarter and finished the period with a 28-3 record. From there, they lead the rest of the way to a 28-point win.
Kelsey Plum led 5-for-8 from 3-point range and Chelsea Gray went 4-for-6. A’ja Wilson, Kierstan Bell, Theresa Plaisance and Jackie Young added two. Wilson leads the team in scoring with 24 points. They got 14 of which came in the first period. She had also hit three 3-pointers in her career before Monday night. They nearly shot 56% of the field as a unit.
Chennedy Carter leads the Sparks with 17 points off the bench. Jordin Canada added 11 points, while Liz Cambage finished with 10 points. They were the only three to score two points for Los Angeles, who only made five 3-pointers as a team. Sparks has now lost five times in a row.