Seattle Storm vs Las Vegas Aces team injury reports for June 19 | 2024 WNBA season

Las Vegas Aces v Seattle Storm
Seattle Storm vs Las Vegas Aces team injury reports for June 19 | 2024 WNBA season

The Seattle Storm will look to get their 10th win this season as they visit the defending WNBA champion Las Vegas Aces at the Michelob ULTRA Arena on Wednesday, June 19.

The Aces have lost six of their last 10 games, including one against the Storm on June 8, and presently have a 6-6 record. Seattle, meanwhile, is preparing to rebound after losing their last game against the Phoenix Mercury on Monday. It was only their second loss in the last 10 games, and they are second in the Western Conference standings with a 9-5 record.

The two squads will have most of their core players in the game. Let’s look at the injury reports for both teams.

Seattle Storm vs Las Vegas Aces team injury reports for June 19

Seattle Storm injury report

Seattle Storm’s Mackenzie Holmes, the 26th overall pick from the 2024 WNBA draft, is out for the season after undergoing knee surgery before the draft. Holmes played five seasons for Indiana University and is the program’s all-time leading scorer. She is expected to return to action in the 2025 WNBA season.

Las Vegas Aces injury report

Las Vegas Aces’ Kierstan Bell will remain inactive against the Storm as she deals with a right leg injury. Bell last played in the Aces’ season-opening game versus the Washington Mystics and has remained in a walking boot because of her injury.

Bell first got her injury in the preseason training camp after landing on a teammate’s foot. She dealt with it well when she played for the Athletes Unlimited League in the offseason. Rookie Kate Martin has been filling Bell’s role for the team so far as she remains without a return timetable.

Seattle Storm vs Las Vegas Aces Game Preview

Despite a disparity in wins, Las Vegas remains a dangerous team, with two-time MVP A’ja Wilson, Kelsey Plum and Jackie Young playing. Additionally, they will have Chelsea Gray in the lineup for the first time since the WNBA finals.

Gray’s return will be a much-needed boost for the three-peat-seeking Las Vegas, which has been struggling in the past two weeks, squandering their 5-2 start of the season.

On the other hand, the Aces will have their hands full against the surging Seattle Storm, who will have with their top scorers, Jewell Loyd, Nneka Ogwumike and Skylar Diggins-Smith, when they compete in Las Vegas.

Where to watch the Seattle Storm vs Las Vegas Aces Game

The game between the Seattle Storm and Las Vegas Aces will have a local broadcast on the Silver Stats Sports & Entertainment Network and will be nationally broadcast via NBA TV. The game will have a 7 (PT) tip-off time.

Edited by Krutik Jain
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