WNBA In the playoffs, the Las Vegas ace defeated Phoenix Mercury 117-80, sweeping the opponent 2-0 to reach the semifinals.
Ace shot 23-of-36 from three-point range, hit 11 three-pointers in the first half (12 in the second half set a new halftime record), and both figures set WNBA playoff record! Chelsea Gray cut 27 points, 3 rebounds, 8 assists, 1 steal and 2 blocks (7-of-8 from three-point range), Plum contributed 22 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists, and Aja Wilson had 17 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists and 1 block.
In the Mercury lineup, Tauresi was sidelined due to injury, Kayla Davis had 23 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal and 1 block, and DeSiltz had 21 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists, 2 steals and 6 turnovers.
Ace is the regular season champion, and their semifinal opponents are the winners of the Seattle Storm and Washington Mystery Man, who currently lead the Mystery Man 1-0.