Las Vegas Aces (And the W) in the News
The free agency negotiation period began on January 15, and signings may be announced beginning February 1.
Here is a link to a High Post Hoops article that provides a free agency primer for all 12 teams.
And Swish Appeal looks at the next collective bargaining agreement and its potential impact on free agency.
We can't call her "The Rook" much longer, but reigning Rookie of the Year A'ja Wilson is working for the SEC Network this offseason. She will also be in Las Vegas off and on throughout the offseason, beginning with her attendance at this weekend's Pacquiao vs. Broner fight.
We launched the Aces Lace Up Mentorship Program earlier this month, and nearly all of the 36 Clark County School District high school basketball programs have shown interest in participating so far. The three winning programs will be selected the first week of February to coincide with National Girls & Women In Sports Day on February 6.
Look for information on another Aces Community Relation pillar as we unveil our Slam Dunk Health Challenge in the coming weeks.
January 15 - Free Agency Negotiations Begin
February 1 - Free Agency Period Begins
April 5 & 7 - NCAA Women's Final Four
April TBD - 2019 WNBA Draft
May 24 - WNBA Season Tips Off
May 26 - Las Vegas Aces season opener at home vs. Los Angeles (5 pm PT)
July 27 - WNBA All-Star 2019, Las Vegas (ABC)
September 8 - Last day of regular season
Don't forget to follow all of our players during the "offseason" in the various overseas Domestic Leagues and the EuroLeague and EuroCup.
AROUND THE W
There is speculation out of Minnesota that Maya Moore might sit out the 2019 season.
Kevin Garnett explains why he's making sure WNBA stars get the spotlight they deserve.
There is talk out of New York that Brooklyn Nets co-owner Joseph Tsai is looking into buying the New York Liberty.
• Discuss this story on the Women's National Basketball Association message board...
Women's National Basketball Association Stories from January 18, 2019
- Knicks Return Home for Another Matchup with Delaware - New York Liberty
- Las Vegas Aces (And the W) in the News - Las Vegas Aces
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.
Other Recent Las Vegas Aces Stories
- Aces Sign Partnership Agreement with Sinclair Broadcasting Group to Televise Home Games on MyLVTV
- Las Vegas Finalizes 2019 Opening Day Roster
- Aces Waive Alex Harden and Saniya Chong
- Jackie Young Scores 16 in Her Preseason Debut, But Aces Fall, 79-75, to Minnesota
- Done Deal: Aces Trade for All-Star Center Liz Cambage