Sunday’s game between the Las Vegas Aces and Phoenix Mercury came down to the final possession, with Jackie Young and Ji-Su Park sealing the 84-83 win for the Aces.
Young first put Las Vegas up by one, nailing the putback with 4.3 seconds on the clock. Then, Park came up with the game-sealing defensive stop, blocking Brianna Turner’s last-second shot.
BIG BLOCK FROM JISU PARK TO SEAL THE GAME🤐#CountIt pic.twitter.com/u09RNJrYci— WNBA (@WNBA) September 19, 2021
BIG BLOCK FROM JISU PARK TO SEAL THE GAME🤐#CountIt pic.twitter.com/u09RNJrYci
Kelsey Plum led the Aces in point with 23 points, shooting 50 percent from the field. Riquna Williams added 13 points to the team’s tally, shooting 3-for-4 from beyond the arc.
Corner pocket is good for @Kelseyplum10. pic.twitter.com/cqWpwKwkco— Las Vegas Aces (@LVAces) September 19, 2021
Corner pocket is good for @Kelseyplum10. pic.twitter.com/cqWpwKwkco
The Las Vegas Aces have already clinched the second seed in the 2021 playoffs, while the Mercury locked up 5th, with Sunday’s game having no postseason implications.