Las Vegas Aces set new franchise record in victory over Atlanta Dream

Kelsey Plum scored 23 points and the Las Vegas Aces set a franchise record for points with a 118-95 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Sunday.

A’ja Wilson added 19 points and nine rebounds, Dearica Hamby scored 18 points, and Liz Cambage had 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Aces (14-4).

Courtney Williams led the Dream (6-11) with 19 points.

Victory for the Aces means they remain tied with Seattle for the WNBA lead after the Storm beat Los Angeles later Sunday.

Seattle Storm 84-74 Los Angeles Sparks

Indeed, Breanna Stewart had 21 points and Sue Bird moved into sixth place on the WNBA career scoring list in Seattle’s victory over Los Angeles.

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Bird passed Katie Smith (6,452) with the first points of the game, a three-pointer, and finished with 13 for the game and 6,464 overall.

The game helped show the Storm’s depth as they were without injured All-Star Jewell Loyd.

Ezi Magbegor added 20 points for the Storm (14-4). Brittney Sykes and Erica Wheeler had 19 points each for the Sparks (6-11).

The Samuelson sisters – Karlie of the Sparks and Katie Lou of the Storm – played against each other for the first time.

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