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The Las Vegas Aces won the 2022 WNBA championship on Sunday, winning the best-of-five series against the Connecticut Sun 3-1. It’s the first WNBA title in franchise history for the Aces.

On Her Turf provided live updates during Game 4. Watch below to relive how the deciding game played out at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.


WNBA Finals 2022 – Game 4 Live Updates

Fourth Quarter Highlights:

10:00 Q4: It could all come down to this. The Aces, with a 53-49 lead, are just 10 minutes away from their first WNBA title. But anyone counting Connecticut hasn’t seen that team play this season.

7:01 Q4: DeWanna Bonner with a HUGE three-hand. Connecticut is still behind, but by only three (60-57).

6:25 Q4: And Briona Jones makes it a one point game. She’s off the floor three against three this afternoon.

6:05 Q4: And another huge threesome, this one out Kelsey Plum the Las Vegas Aces.

3:46 Q4: DeWanna Bonner takes three free throws in a row after being fouled Kelsey Plum.

2:22 Q4: Courtney Williams puts the Sun ahead, 69-67. Connecticut on an 8-0 run.

1:39 Q4: Riquna Williams of aces with two huge three-pointers, back to back. Las Vegas leads 73-71.

0:53: AND ONE MORE OUT RIQUNA WILLIAMS (Video embedded below). Williams, in her second season with the Aces, has a huge impact in the final moments of this game. During the regular season, she averaged just 6.7 points per game.

0:48 4Q: OOF. Connecticut’s odds just got a lot tougher DeWanna Bonner flips the ball on an inbound. 2022 WNBA MVP Aye Wilson just grabs the ball out of the air and makes it look easy.

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0:18: The Connecticut Sun, normally so evenly keeled, is looking very frantic in these final moments. You can feel your championship hopes fading.

0:00 Q4: THE LAS VEGAS ACES ARE THE 2022 WNBA CHAMPIONS. Final Score: 78-71.

When I was digging through the archives the other day, I found this headline from a March 1999 issue Denver Post. Maybe after all these years people will finally stop underestimating them Becky Hammon.

Third Quarter Highlights:

8:41 Q3: Back to back threesome. Only from Chelsea Grey the aces…then Natisha Hiedemann the sun reacts to the next game.

6:40 Q3: Does the second half already feel like a different game to others? So much more offensive momentum than in the first half.

0:00 Q3: Las Vegas leads 53-49 at the end of the third quarter.

halftime:

A few key stats to keep an eye on…

  • Both teams with many turnovers. Nine from Las Vegas, eight from the Connecticut Sun.
  • Both teams miss a lot of shots. The Aces ended the half with a field goal percentage of 33.3%, the Sun only slightly better (35.5%).

Second Quarter Highlights:

7:37 Q2: And the aces don’t let the sun get going. 2022 WNBA MVP Aye Wilson makes it 23-15.

6:50 Q2: And a double technical foul is called on the sun Natisha Hiedemann and the aces Kelsey Plum. Plum fouled Hiedeman, who responded with a shove.

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5:28 Q2: Courtney Williams puts Connecticut back on the board and ends a run of aces (video below). She is the only Sun player to have scored in this quarter so far.

2:47 Q2: Jonquel Jones!! Big block, negative Aye Wilson (video below). Jones, the 2021 WNBA MVP, has *checked ZERO POINTS* so far today?!

2:19 Q2: Delete that! Jonquel Jones gets her first points of the game, earning a free throw in the process. Aces lead 25-20.

1:21 Q2: And the sun is back in this thing! (How many times have we said that during this year’s WNBA Playoffs? Too many to count.) DeWanna Bonner ties it, 25-25.

0:00 Q2: It’s a two-point game at the end of halftime. Las Vegas leads 30-28.

First Quarter Highlights:

10:00 Q1: Quick refresher: After the 2-0 loss in Las Vegas, the Sun kept their championship hopes alive with a dominant home performance on Thursday. Alisa Thomas recorded the first-ever triple-double in WNBA Finals history, recording 16 points, 15 rebounds and 11 assists.

9:30 Q1: The Connecticut Sun boards thanks to First DeWanna Bonner.

5:11 Q1: Chelsea Grey does her thing. She has five points so far, with the aces leading 13-6. And then she meets Sun Coach Kurt Muellertrying to call time out.

Quick refresher on Gray’s postseason dominance: She averaged 13.7 points per game in the regular season. But during the WNBA playoffs? 21.9 points per game.

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2:41 1Q: Riquna Williams with a three-pointer (video below). The Las Vegas Aces on a 12-0 run and currently lead 16-6.

1:12 Q1: Oof. DeWanna Bonner sinks. She is being examined by medical staff as Connecticut is taking a break. On one rep, it looks like she was elbowed in the stomach Chelsea Grey.

0:46 Q1: And the sun reversed it. Alisa Thomas Cuts the Aces’ lead to four points (16-12).


Connecticut Sun vs. Las Vegas Aces – What They Say:

Jonquel Jones on the mindset of the Connecticut Sun ahead of Game 4 of the WNBA Finals:

“The mindset is to make sure we come out aggressive. We have to have the same energy or even better than in the last game. They (aces) will give us their best. They don’t want it to be five games and we do. Both teams are going to play really tough basketball, really tough basketball, and we have to make sure we’re influencing the game in the way we need to to get a W.

Courtney Williams on what the Connecticut Sun must do to win Game Four:

“Includes Chelsea Gray and A’ja (Wilson). I think they are the head of the snake over there and we need to do our best to contain them.”

Chelsea Gray on how the Aces are feeling ahead of Game 4 of the WNBA Finals:

“Trust in who we are. Knowing we’ll do better this time, let’s make some adjustments on both ends and get right to work. And compete and try to win a title.”

Jackie Young on how it would feel to win the WNBA title Sunday afternoon:

“It’s something you dream of as a little girl, something you work your whole life for and I’m just excited for the opportunity. We have one game left to do the job and it starts defensively for us.”


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