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Aces defeat Sun, advance to Finals

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — With a trip to the WNBA Finals in the balance, league MVP A’ja Wilson took over and carried the Las Vegas Aces to the championship round.

Wilson had 23 points and 11 rebounds, Angel McCoughtry added 20 points and the top-seeded Las Vegas Aces held off the No. 7 seed Connecticut Sun 66-63 on Tuesday night to advance to the franchise’s second WNBA Finals.

Las Vegas will play on Friday against Seattle, which advanced to its second championship series in three seasons on Sunday after sweeping Minnesota. .

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