WNBA News, Notes & Lineups 6/21

Jun 21st 2023

Cooper BoniJohn Raudebaugh

Las Vegas Aces at Phoenix Mercury, 3:30pm ET

Aces Injury Report: Riquna Williams (back) is OUT.

Aces Confirmed Lineup: Chelsea Gray, Kelsey Plum, Jackie Young, Candace Parker, A'ja Wilson

Mercury Injury Report: Brittney Griner (hip), Diana Taurasi (hamstring), Shey Peddy (Achilles) are OUT.

Mercury Confirmed Lineup: Sug Sutton, Moriah Jefferson, Sophie Cunningham, Michaela Onyenwere, Brianna Turner

The Aces are coming off a blowout win against the Lynx and now face another struggling team in the Mercury. Las Vegas has the best offensive rating (110.9) in the league, scoring more points per game (91.9) than any other team. Jackie Young leads the team in points per game with 20.8.

The Mercury, on the other hand, have the league's worst defensive rating (106.4) and will play their third straight without Brittney Griner and Diana Taurasi. Their -10.6 Net Rating is the worst of any team, while the Aces have the league's best Net Rating by a substantial amount at +19.7.