Posts by Matthew Walter

Matthew Walter covers the Las Vegas Aces, the Pac-12 and the WCC for the Next. He is a former Director of Basketball Operations and Video Coordinator at three different Division I women's basketball programs.

How Dearica Hamby has become the Aces’ X-Factor

June 24, 2022

The eighth year veteran knows she doesn’t have to score to make Las Vegas successful

Las Vegas Aces center A'ja Wilson has the ball above her head in mid-air just before releasing a jumper from the low post, as Washington Mystics big Elena Delle Donne jumps towards her with her arm out to try to block the shot

Aces notebook: A’ja Wilson ascending, Jackie Young returns

June 16, 2022

And Iliana Rupert is in town!

Las Vegas Aces wing Jackie Young has the ball at the top of her dribble while looking out the court

Film Room: How Jackie Young has made her Most Improved Player case

June 6, 2022

A breakdown of how Jackie Young has had so much success through the first month of the season.

It’s finally the year of Kelsey Plum

May 25, 2022

‘I feel like a lot of things are going my way’

Bill Laimbeer retires as one of the most influential people in WNBA history

May 20, 2022

Laimbeer’s impact on the franchise shows both on and off the court

The Becky Hammon experience is off to a high-flying start

May 9, 2022

What are some early takeaways after two opening weekend wins for the Las Vegas Aces?

2022 WNBA season preview: Las Vegas Aces

May 6, 2022

Will change bring success in Las Vegas?

Jeff Judkins retires after 21 years as BYU head coach

April 15, 2022

Judkins finishes his career in Provo as the winningest coach in basketball program history.

On WNBA Draft Night 2022, threes were the key for the Las Vegas Aces

April 12, 2022

As the new Aces GM stated “Becky wanted lots of shooters” and that’s what the Aces got in the 2022 WNBA draft

Former WNBA star Natalie Williams named Las Vegas Aces general manager

April 9, 2022

The former All-WNBA performer becomes the latest former player in the Aces’ front office