Free agency news continues in the WNBA and some big names are staying home, A’ja Wilson will stay with The Las Vegas Aces and agreed to a two-year deal worth $398.422, according to Rachel Galligan from Winsidr. This is the first free-agent contract for the No. 1 overall pick of the 2018 Draft.
— Las Vegas Aces (@LVAces) February 2, 2022
Restricted free agent A’ja Wilson signed with the Las Vegas Aces for the max two-year, fully protected contract of $196,267 & $202,155 @Winsidr is informed.
— Rachel Galligan (@RachGall) February 2, 2022
Wilson is the franchise player in Las Vegas and has proved it every season since being drafted. In 2020, she won the league MVP award and will be key in the team’s championship aspirations.
“A’ja is a generational talent both on and off the court, and I’m excited to have her back in the fold with the Aces,” said Hammon on a press release. “She has been the leader of this team, and an integral part of the Las Vegas community since the day she was drafted, and I know our fans are ecstatic to once again have her at the forefront of our pursuit of a WNBA Championship.”
Currently, the Aces have six players on the roster so there are still a lot of moves the be made for the remainder of free agency.