Seal of the State of Nevada

WHEREAS, the Las Vegas Aces is a Women’s National Basketball Association team that relocated to Las Vegas before the 2018 season; and

WHEREAS, Las Vegas has become the Sports and Entertainment Capital of the World since then, as it’s now home to three professional sporting franchises, including the Las Vegas Aces, Las Vegas Raiders, and the Vegas Golden Knights; and

WHEREAS, since the team has been in Las Vegas and has called the Michelob ULTRA Arena home, the Las Vegas Aces have continually shown success and top-tier athleticism on the court; and

WHEREAS, in the 2022 season, the Las Vegas Aces have advanced to the WNBA finals under the leadership of new coach Becky Hammon, named WNBA Coach of the Year and forward A’ja Wilson, who was named WNBA MVP for a second time, becoming the seventh player in league history to win MVP honors more than once; and

WHEREAS, the Las Vegas Aces finished the regular season with the best record in the league, the most wins in franchise history and are 2022 Commissioner’s Cup Champions; and

WHEREAS, the entire team has shown leadership on and off the court, strengthening our community with integrity, promoting education and community service -- and bringing basketball fans from around the country into Las Vegas; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada is proud to have the Las Vegas Aces represent our great State. The players, coaches and staff make a positive impact on our city, and the State recognizes their involvement and community spirit; and

WHEREAS, on September 11, 2022 the Las Vegas Aces begin their 5-game series in the WNBA Finals at Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas and look to bring the first professional sports championship to Las Vegas;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim September 11 - 20, 2022, as

LAS VEGAS ACES WEEK IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 8th day of September, 2022

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