The Las Vegas Aces announced that former Liberty guard Tanisha Wright has joined the staff as an assistant coach. Tanisha Wright, a 14-year WNBA veteran, spent three seasons in the New York Liberty’s backcourt. In 2019 with New York, Wright averaged 4.7 points, 4.1 assists 2.8 rebounds per game. The Brooklyn-native played in 94 total games for the Liberty, starting in 79, and finished her career 10th on the WNBA’s all-time assist leaders list with 1,423.
“I am extremely excited about the opportunity I have to continue my coaching career and learn from two of the best in the business in Coach Laimbeer and Coach Johnson,” said Wright. “I hope that my experience and knowledge of the game will be a strong resource in my new position with the Aces.”
To view the full press release, please visit the Las Vegas Aces’ website.