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Las Vegas Aces sign forward Dearica Hamby to multi-year extension

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The Las Vegas Aces have signed forward Dearica Hamby to a multi-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, though WNBA insider Khristina Williams reported the agreement is for two years at $169,000 each year. Hamby has spent her...
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WNBA All-Star Dearica Hamby shares how motherhood impacted career

Dearica Hamby has built quite the basketball resume, which boast honors like; Georgia high school state champion, Wake Forest all-time leading scorer, 2015 No. 6 draft pick, two-time WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year, Jordan Brand athlete and 2021 WNBA All-Star. There are no accomplishments, however, that Hamby holds closer...
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An inside look at A’Ja Wilson, Dearica Hamby and the most fun team in the WNBA

As practice winds down, staff members roll out a Las Vegas Aces-themed cake onto the court. The team gathers as head coach Becky Hammon takes a look front-and-center. Players begin singing “Happy Birthday,” before slices are cut and distributed throughout the team. Rookie Mya Hollingshed appears to be the most excited about the cake, as she receives a large chunk and places it on the sideline before jumping for joy and shaking her dreads while returning to the court to get a couple more shots up before leaving the gym.

Chatting With WNBA Player Dearica Hamby, the New Face of Jordan

Dearica Hamby, a WNBA basketball forward on the Las Vegas Aces, still has the email saved in her Sent folder from when she first reached out to Ron Waldon. Back when she was a junior at Wake Forest, Hamby got in touch with the former director of regional sales at Jordan Brand to ask for an internship. Hamby, who started playing basketball during her junior year of high school (which is considered late for the sport), figured if she didn’t make it as a player, she could get a corporate job with a brand like Jordan to work in the sports industry. Waldon connected her to different people at Jordan, but after a while she let the dream of interning go so she could focus on basketball.

Who is Dearica Hamby on The Bachelorette? WNBA career explored

WNBA star Dearica Hamby is set to appear on The Bachelorette tonight (October 26th). While Michelle Young steps into the next phase of her quest for love with the remaining twenty-three suitors she enlists the help of her two famous friends on the second group date of the season. WNBA...

Aces’ Dearica Hamby embraces All-Star nod as bench player

Dearica Hamby can start in the WNBA. That much is obvious after two consecutive Sixth Woman of the Year awards as the Aces’ ultimate weapon. But Hamby doesn’t need to start to be recognized as one of the best basketball players in the world. As an All-Star. “I think it’s...

Aces’ Liz Cambage, Dearica Hamby named WNBA All-Stars

Two more Aces will play in the WNBA All-Star Game. Las Vegas center Liz Cambage and forward Dearica Hamby were named to the league’s All-Star team Wednesday and will play against teammates A’ja Wilson and Chelsea Gray on July 14 in the WNBA All-Star game at Michelob Ultra Arena. Cambage...
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Norcross grad Dearica Hamby scores 22, Aces roll past Fever

A fast start and balanced scoring enabled the Las Vegas Aces to dump the Indiana Fever 101-78 on Sunday, giving them a sweep of their two-game weekend series in Las Vegas. Norcross grad Dearica Hamby came off the bench to score 22 points on 10-of-13 shooting, leading five Aces in double figures. Riquna Williams added 16 and A'ja Wilson netted 15. Liz Cambage chipped in a 13-point, 13-rebound double-double while blocking five shots.

Dearica Hamby scores 22 as Aces cruise past Fever

LAS VEGAS — Dearica Hamby led five Las Vegas players scoring in double figures with 22 points, Liz Cambage added 13 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks and the Aces beat the Indiana Fever 101-78 on Sunday night. Riquna Williams finished with 16 points, making 4 of 5 from 3-pointers....

Aces’ Dearica Hamby returns after last season cut short by injury

The knee injury could have been far worse for Dearica Hamby. She could have needed surgery. She could have been looking at many months of rehabilitation and being sidelined when the Aces opened training camp Sunday and perhaps into the season. The physical part of the injury wasn’t so bad....