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Video: A’ja Wilson, Aces Gamers Obtain $100K Every in Metropolis of Las Vegas Sponsorship

zach bachar Contributor I May 17, 2024 Travis Bell/NBAE via Getty Images With the 2024 WNBA season just beginning, A’ja Wilson and the rest of the Las Vegas Aces’ roster were given a large sponsorship deal from the city. On Friday, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority CEO Steve Hill informed the Aces that each

Video: A’ja Wilson, Aces Gamers Obtain $100K Every in Metropolis of Las Vegas Sponsorship

zach bacharContributor ICould 17, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC - MAY 11:  A'ja Wilson #22 of the Las Vegas Aces looks on during the game against the Puerto Rico National Team during the WNBA Preseason Game on May 11, 2024 at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, South Carolina. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2024 NBAE (Photo by Travis Bell/NBAE via Getty Images)

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With the 2024 WNBA season simply starting, A’ja Wilson and the remainder of the Las Vegas Aces’ roster got a big sponsorship deal from town.

On Friday, Las Vegas Conference and Guests Authority CEO Steve Hill knowledgeable the Aces that every participant would obtain a $100,000 sponsorship.

“The provide is admittedly easy,” Hill stated. “We wish you to simply play, we would like you to maintain repping Las Vegas. And if you happen to get a three-peat, that’ll be icing on the cake.”

Bleacher Report @BleacherReport

Metropolis of Las Vegas will sponsor every Aces participant with $100K 🔥

Their reactions have been priceless 🤣

(through @Vegas) pic.twitter.com/091tmsyNxe

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The Aces are coming off two consecutive championship victories in 2022 and 2023. They have been practically unstoppable throughout the latter title run, ending the common season with a 34-6 file earlier than going 8-1 within the playoffs.

Wilson has been the driving power behind Las Vegas’ success, because the two-time MVP has routinely stepped up in massive moments. In 2023, she averaged 22.8 factors and 9.5 rebounds to associate with a career-high 2.2 blocks per sport whereas taking pictures 55.7 p.c from the sphere.

The Aces have introduced extra consideration to town with their current success, because the crew’s championship-clinching victory over the New York Liberty in 2023 represented the most-watched WNBA Finals Sport 4 of all time (through Front Office Sports).

Las Vegas’ title protection has already gotten off to a powerful begin, opening the 2024 season with a formidable 89-80 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Tuesday. Wilson completed with a double-double within the win, scoring 30 factors and grabbing 13 rebounds in 34 minutes on the ground.

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