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Las Vegas Aces clinch second straight WNBA title

Alysha Clark #7 of the Las Vegas Aces drives to the basket against Sabrina Ionescu #20 of the New York Liberty in the fourth quarter during Game Four of the 2023 WNBA Finals at Barclays Center on Oct. 18, 2023 in New York City. (Sarah Stier/Getty Images)
Alysha Clark #7 of the Las Vegas Aces drives to the basket against Sabrina Ionescu #20 of the New York Liberty in the fourth quarter during Game Four of the 2023 WNBA Finals at Barclays Center on Oct. 18, 2023 in New York City. (Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

On Wednesday night, the reigning WNBA champion Las Vegas Aces held on to clinch a dramatic one-point victory in game four of the WNBA final series and retain their title.

A strong last few minutes of defense helped the Aces prevail over the New York Liberty as Las Vegas star power forward was crowned the WNBA Finals MVP.

The Gist’s Lauren Tuiskula was watching it all and joins host Scott Tong to unpack a tense final and a successful season for the league.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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