Las Vegas wins the WNBA

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It is the first time the Nevada team has taken home the championship, which was decided in the fourth game of the best-of-seven final series. Chelsea Gray had 20 points in the 76–71 victory and was also named the game’s Most Valuable Player.

It is also the first time a team from Las Vegas has won a championship in one of the major leagues in the country.

For coach Becky Hammon, the victory tasted extra sweet. As a WNBA player, she never got to title herself a champion in her 16 seasons, but after moving from San Antonio, where she was an assistant, to running Las Vegas, she finally got to put on the championship ring. She was also named coach of the year earlier this year.

— They are incredible on the pitch, but above all they are incredible people. They care about each other, they invest in each other. It has been an absolute honor to be their coach. I saw excellence in them and wanted to be a part of it, she says.