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WNBA's San Antonio Stars Set To Relocate To Las Vegas

The WNBA’s San Antonio Stars are set to be sold and relocated to Las Vegas.

The team announced the negotiations Thursday night.

The Stars are one of five pro teams owned and operated by Spurs Sports & Entertainment, including San Antonio’s NBA team.

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The Stars released a statement on Twitter announcing the negotiations and expressing “gratitude” to team employees and fans.

The franchise moved to San Antonio from Utah in 2003. Led by Becky Hammon, the Stars reached the WNBA Finals in 2008.

The team has the top chance to get the No. 1 pick in next year’s WNBA draft