• September 25, 2021

A’ja Wilson earns Rookie of the Month for second month in a row


Las Vegas Aces center A’ja Wilson is the the WNBA Rookie of the Month for games played in July. The 2018 All-Star garnered the honor for the second month in a row.

Wilson led all rookies with game averages of 18.5 points (ninth in the WNBA), 8.0 rebounds (sixth) and 2.38 blocked shots (second) in eight games in July. The Aces earned a 6-2 record in July, the third-best in the league.

Over the season, Wilson averages a rookie-high 20.0 points (tied for sixth in the WNBA), 8.6 rebounds (third) and 1.76 blocks (fifth) per game.

The 2018 WNBA regular season continues through Aug. 19 and the playoffs begin on Aug. 21.

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