Las Vegas (April 11, 2018) – Las Vegas Aces President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Bill Laimbeer announced today that the team has signed free agent guard Jacki Gemelos.
The Stockton, California native played collegiately at USC where she was named All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention, and earned a spot on the Naismith Award Early-Season Watch list as a senior.
Gemelos was originally drafted by Minnesota in the third round of the 2012 WNBA Draft, and made her WNBA debut in 2015 for the Chicago Sky.
She has also played internationally since graduating, and is averaging 17.3 points, 5.9 rebounds and 4.1 assists this season for Napoli of the Italian League.
Las Vegas has the first pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft, which is slated for Thursday, April 12 at 4 pm PT. The Draft is being televised nationally on ESPN2 and ESPNU, as well as NBA TV. The Aces tip off their first season of WNBA basketball at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Sunday, May 27 at 5 pm PT. Season tickets may be purchased at LasVegasAces.com. For additional information about the Aces please visit LasVegasAces.com or follow on social media via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.