Aces star A’ja Wilson has informed all fans of the epic celebration that will take place in Las Vegas after Aces defeated the sun78-71, on Sunday to claim the franchise’s first WNBA title.
The two-time MVP even made her one request to join the show and party in Sin City on Tuesday. “Vegas, you have to take four shots,” she said after Sunday’s win.
From the morning before Tuesday’s parade and party, the aces were “Lit” to celebrate their championship while also becoming the city’s first professional sports team to win a major sports title.
And for Wilson, those four shots weren’t the minimum drinks she probably had. It was also included in her outfit for a celebration that didn’t disappoint.
The show began at Caesar’s Palace Drive and moved to the gala platform in front of the Bellagio Fountain between West Flamingo Road and Paris Drive. After the show, the Aces shared a lot of festive moments as a team.
To the greatest fans in professional sports: Las Vegas, we are the world champions! yelled Aces owner Mark Davis.
Throughout the ceremony, Wilson received chants of “MVP” while Finals MVP Chelsea Gray showed off her dance moves. Kelsey Plum also made sure to remind Las Vegas fans that this year’s tournament was just the beginning of what was to come for the franchise. “That’s a long time coming… We’re just getting started.”
Aces coach Becky Hammon addressed the energetic crowd She was also listening to chants of her name in celebration of the team’s last title. She said, “You are beautiful.”
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But other than players and fans, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak declared September 20 as Las Vegas Ice Day across the state. “We couldn’t be more proud of the WNBALVAces,” Sisolak chirp.
While Las Vegas will celebrate this tournament before considering next season, the Aces will likely have a famous visitor in their first home game of season 23.
Famous jazz vocalist and vocalist Anita Baker joined the celebration of the franchise, tweeting “FIRST, by their name is Las Vegas @WNBAChamps,” she chirp.
While Baker did not make it to the show, she did offer to serve her to sing in her first home game next season.
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