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Las Vegas Aces acquire Liz Cambage from Dallas Wings for Moriah Jefferson, Isabelle Harrison and 2020 draft picks

A blockbuster trade is complete, sending Cambage to Las Vegas where she will team up with A’ja Wilson, the 2018 WNBA Rookie of the Year.

Liz Cambage will play for the Las Vegas Aces in the 2019 WNBA season.
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On Thursday, the Dallas Wings traded Liz Cambage to the Las Vegas Aces in exchange for Moriah Jefferson, Isabelle Harrison and the Aces’ 2020 first- and second-round draft picks. Cambage averaged 23 points and 9.7 rebounds per game in the 2018 season, was named to the All-WNBA First Team and led the Wings to a playoff berth.

For Dallas, trading Cambage ends a period of uncertainty after she requested a trade during the WNBA offseason. The Wings also get backcourt depth by adding Jefferson, who was a member of the WNBA All-Rookie Team in 2016 but has seen her role diminish since then.

Harrison missed the 2018 season due to medical reasons, but averaged 11.4 points per game in the 2017 season with the San Antonio Stars. The future draft picks will allow Dallas to add more depth with cap-friendly contracts.

Las Vegas now enters the championship conversation with Cambage’s arrival. She will be on a frontcourt that features 2018 Rookie of the Year A’ja Wilson, who averaged 20.7 points and 8 rebounds per game, and All-Star guard Kayla McBride. The Aces just fell short of making the playoffs last season. But with Cambage, the frontcourt especially will be hard to slow down.