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WNBA Star Kelsey Plum Had Just 3-Words for Tom Brady After LV Aces Investment News

Published 03/25/2023, 11:00 AM EDT

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Tom Brady is no stranger to success. The legendary QB has won seven Super Bowls and cemented his place as one of the greatest players ever to hold a football. Since Brady’s retirement earlier this year, the GOAT has found his passion in his investments. Even with all the championships and awards under his belt, Brady has dug into one of his most prized ventures. 

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Tom has thrown himself in the mix of the hottest WNBA team. That’s right, Tom Brady has acquired an ownership interest in the Las Vegas Aces. Brady has always been an avid supporter of women in sports, and his latest move adds to his rich legacy. With the Aces being the current WNBA champions, it’s only right for Brady to be spearheading ownership of the champs. 

WNBA Star Kelsey Plum reacts to Tom Brady investment


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Kelsey Plum, the former No. 1 overall pick for the San Antonio Stars (now the Las Vegas Aces) is building up to be one of the most impactful players in the league. The Aces star PG was named to her first All-Star team last season as a starter. Plum would go on to prove her worth and end up winning the All-Star Game MVP as well. With news of Brady taking over the team, Plum was sure to be hit by the surprising news. 



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The news of Brady’s investment was surely a cause for excitement for Plum. In a tweet reacting to the announcement, Plum wrote, “WHAT ISSSSSS LIFFEEEEEEE”. Plum’s enthusiasm is understandable, as Brady’s investment in the Aces adds a powerful ally to a team that is already loaded with talent. 


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Tom Brady’s rich history with women in sports

Brady’s interest in women’s sports is no secret. In a statement announcing his investment in the Aces, he revealed that his love for the game began when he would watch his older sisters play. “My love for women’s sports began at a young age when I would tag along to all my older sisters’ games,” he said. “They were by far the best athletes, and I admired everything they could do on the field.” 

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Brady’s investment in the Aces is a natural extension of his commitment to promoting gender equality and creating opportunities for women to succeed. With Kelsey Plum and the rest of the Aces ready to defend their title, and Tom Brady in their corner, the future looks bright for women’s basketball and women’s sports more broadly.


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Armaan Gupta


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Armaan Gupta is an NFL author at Essentially Sports. He is currently pursuing a degree in Mass Media and Communication. He is your quintessential sports nerd, as you’ll always find him consuming some form of sports content.
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