The Las Vegas Aces announced they have re-signed Kelsey Plum as announced Friday afternoon.
Plum was originally drafted by the San Antonio Stars as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 WNBA draft. When the franchise moved to Las Vegas before the start of the 2018 season, Plum has proven to be a staple in the branding and establishment of the team. She has continuously elevated her play each season with the Aces and especially come playoff time.
There is no doubt Plum is a vital asset to the future of the organization.
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During her first year in the WNBA, Plum was named to the All-Rookie team after averaging 8.5 points, 3.4 assists and 2.0 rebounds per game. With the Aces, Plum is averaging nine points, 3.5 assists and 2.6 rebounds per game.
"Over the past two years, Las Vegas as become a home for me and I am excited about what we ar building here together," said Plum per release. "I am signing back to chase a championship, and as a testimony to my belief in this team, our staff, MGM and the WNBA."
"Kelsey has been an integral part of the Aces transformation into a playoff contender over the past two seasons and we're excited that she will continue to be an integral part of our future," said Las Vegas Aces Head Coach and President of Basketball Operations Bill Laimbeer. "She is as competitive as they come and will do all the right things day-in and day-out to help the Aces compete for a championship."