WNBA Finals 2022: Las Vegas Aces power to victory in Game 2 to extend series lead 2-0

A'ja Wilson continued her prolific form to hand the top-seeded Aces 85-71 victory over the Connecticut Sun and advance to 2-0 in the best-of-five series.

By Chloe Merrell | Created 14 September
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The Las Vegas Aces took their second win of the 2022 WNBA Finals on Tuesday (13 September) night defeating the Connecticut Sun 85-71 courtesy of another strong showing from A'ja Wilson.

The 26-year-old scored a game-high 26 points and snatched 10 rebounds to move the Aces to the precipice of their first ever WNBA Championship. Game 3 will take place on Thursday and will be hosted by Connecticut for the first time in the series.

After holding the Aces to a season-low 67 points in Game 1 the Nevada-based outfit responded with an emphasis on offence in Game 2.

Chelsea Gray and Kelsey Plum combined with 2022 WNBA MVP Wilson to score 67 points with Gray and Plum dishing out eight and seven assists respectively.

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WNBA Finals 2022 full schedule of games

All times are ET (GMT -4).

Sunday 11 September 2022, from 15:00 ET - Game 1: Sun at Las Vegas Aces

Tuesday 13 September 2022, from 21:00 ET - Game 2: Sun at Las Vegas Aces

Thursday 15 September 2022, from 21:00 ET - Game 3: Las Vegas Aces at Sun

Sunday 18 September 2022, from 16:00 ET - Game 4 (if required): Las Vegas Aces at Sun

Tuesday 20 September 2022, from 21:00 ET - Game 5 (if required): Sun at Las Vegas Aces

Kelsey Plum rebounded from a poor Game 1 to put up a 20-point performance in Game 2
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How to watch WNBA Finals 2022 between Aces and Sun

In the USA, games are live on ABC and ESPN. ABC will broadcast Game 1, with ESPN showing all remaining games on TV and their live-streaming services, and coverage also available via YouTubeTV.

Regional broadcasters in other parts of the world will show games live on television and via digital live-streaming.

Further information is on the WNBA website.


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