Karlie Samuelson

L.A. Sparks Show Growth in Loss to Sun

Despite having a strong start, the Los Angeles Sparks lost to the Connecticut Sun 83-74. Sparks head coach Curt Miller was optimistic about the squad’s performance in the matchup.

Cooper Scores Career-High 26 Points in Sparks 89-82 Victory Over Mystics

Te’a Cooper had a career-high 26 points, Amanda Zahui B added 17 and the Los Angeles Sparks overcame a double-digit deficit to beat the Washington Mystics 89-82 on Thursday night at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Sparks (6-7) had lost four of their last five games coming into the night but were able to snap the Mystics (7-7) three-game winning streak with a big win. Leilani Mitchell scored 26 points, making six three-pointers on the night for Washington, Tina Charles had 25 points and 10 rebounds. “I believe this group has showed a great deal of character and fight,

L.A. Sparks Launch Campaign to Aid Military Women

The Los Angeles Sparks partnered with the L.A.  County Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), The L.A. County Department of Mental Health, and California Mental Health Services Authority to create the “Spark The True You” campaign, a year-long initiative to help women who serve in the military. To kick off the historic initiative, the organizations hosted a Women Veteran’s Summit on Friday. This event is one of 12 events the Sparks will be hosting to help female veterans, those who are on active duty and their families. L.A. Sparks COO Danita Johnson and forward Karlie Samuelson spoke during panels