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PALMETTO, FLORIDA - SEPTEMBER 22: A'ja Wilson #22 of the Las Vegas Aces celebrates with Sugar Rodgers #14 after a 83-75 win over the Connecticut Sun following Game 2 of their Third Round playoffs at Feld Entertainment Center on September 22, 2020 in Palmetto, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

It wasn’t easy but led by star forward A’ja Wilson in the games waning moments, the Las Vegas Aces ended their Western Conference semifinal game on an 8-0 run and defeated Connecticut 83-75. The game was tied with about a minute to go before Wilson hit a driving shot and was fouled and made the free throw. On the ensuing possession, Wilson hit another driving shot and was fouled again. She missed the free throw but Dearica Hamby grabbed the rebound and scored, giving the Aces a seven point lead with 27 seconds to go. Wilson finished with 29 points, seven rebounds and a franchise high seven blocked shots. The best three out of five series is now tied at 1-1 and game two is Thursday at 4:30pm in Bradenton, FL.

Born in New York City but also consider myself a native of Detroit. Attended college at Michigan State University. Started radio career in Detroit in 1980. Moved to Vegas in 1989. Worked 14 years at KCEP 88.1 before getting hired at Beasley with 105.7 in 2014.