🏀 It's A Two Team Race
As we enter the last month of the WNBA season, the Las Vegas Aces have a dominant record of 23-2 and are basically wiping the floor with everyone else. The Liberty are the only other team with odds even close to the Aces', but do they have enough? Let's do a brief check-in on the season 🏃🏾♀️ (2 min read)
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As we enter the last month of the WNBA season, it’s really just a three team race. And by three I mean two, and by two it’s realistically one. Take a look at how dominant the defending champs have been 25 games into this season 👇
A'ja Wilson, Chelsea Gray and Kelsey Plum have each scored 20 points in the same game FIVE times 💰
This is tied for the most by a trio in WNBA history! #ThatsaW
— ESPN (@espn)
Jul 31, 2023
The revamped New York Liberty are the biggest threat to the Aces, and former MVP Breanna Stewart is scoring 23 PPG in her first season outside of Seattle, good for 2nd in the league behind Jewell Loyd 💪
Stew York’s been putting up MVP numbers 😮💨
— New York Liberty (@nyliberty)
Jul 31, 2023
Add in Courtney Vandersloot’s league-leading 8.1 APG and Sabrina Ionescu, and the Liberty are for real. This was a few weeks ago, but still crazy 🗽
Sabrina Ionescu with 37 in the #WNBA All-Star 3-pt shootout.
She went insane.
— Across The Cavs (Offseason) (@AcrossCavs)
Jul 14, 2023
The last team to keep an eye on is the Connecticut Sun, whose two best players, Alyssa Thomas and DeWanna Bonner, actually just got engaged 🥳
What’d they do post engagement? Drop casual triple-doubles in the same game. Talk about having a week 🐐
Nearly two weeks ago, DeWanna Bonner and Alyssa Thomas announced their engagement.
Today, they became the second pair of WNBA teammates ever with a 30-pt game and a triple-double in the same game.
Power couple 💪 | 📸: @athomas_25
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter)
Jul 30, 2023
WNBA playoffs don’t start until September, but according to Vegas there’s really only two future options. Taking anything at +3000 is a shot in the dark, but it might be more fun to root for the Sun or Dallas Wings and hope something crazy happens. Take a look 💸
Las Vegas Aces: -310
New York Liberty: +270
Connecticut Sun: +3000
Dallas Wings: +3000
Washington Mystics: +8000
Trivia Question: Which team has won the most WNBA titles?
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Trivia Answer: The LA Sparks have won six titles, all coming between 2001-2016 (full list)