Aces Hold Off Mercury Challenge 

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 A’ja Wilson led with 30 points, supported by Jackie Young (23) and Kelsey Plum (19) for the Aces. Diana Taurasi (23) and Kahleah Copper (19) starred for the Mercury.

 Key Players

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 Las Vegas shot 40.8% from the field and 20.7% from three, while Phoenix managed 38.2% from the field and 41.7% from beyond the arc.

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 Shooting Stats

 Wilson's 17 first-quarter points propelled the Aces to a 29-14 lead.

 Early Dominance

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Taurasi sparked a second-quarter resurgence, helping the Mercury trim the deficit to 42-41 by halftime.

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 Phoenix Fightback 

 Jackie Young's quick seven points in the third quarter helped the Aces regain control.

 Aces Respond

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 Phoenix struggled in the fourth quarter until Taurasi's late three-pointer, but Las Vegas maintained control to secure the 89-80 victory.

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 Late Efforts