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Amanda Zahui B is Ready to Make an Impact with the L.A. Sparks
February 24, 2021
In the wake of WNBA icon Candace Parker departing from the Los Angeles Sparks, the franchise signed former New York Liberty center Amanda Zahui B. A versatile post player who can shoot three-pointers, she averaged 9.0 points and 8.5 rebounds per game while shooting at 34.0 percent in three-point shots last season. ... read more »
Team USA Women’s Basketball Hold Training Camp for Summer Olympics
February 11, 2021
The members of Team USA Women’s basketball reunited for a training camp at the University of South Carolina for the first time in almost a year. ... read more »
Sparks Star Nneka Ogwumike Featured in Pay Equity Panel
December 10, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks recently hosted a conversation about pay equity. All-Star forward and WNBPA president Nneka Ogwumike, was featured in the panel along with National Farmworkers Association co-founder Dolores Huerta, LA84 Foundation President and CEO Renata Simril, and former California State Assemblymember Betsy Butler. ... read more »
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Los Angeles Sparks Host a Discussion on Public Health
August 27, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks continue to bring awareness to health and social issues by having a panel discussion with L.A. County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer. Sparks stars Nneka Ogwumike and Candace Parker along with head coach Derek Fisher hosted the discussion. ... read more »
Sparks Learn Lessons In Victory Over Mercury
August 20, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks may have seized an 83-74 victory over the Phoenix Mercury, but they are not too proud to point out the errors they made during the matchup. ... read more »
Sparks Live by the Three Against Indiana Fever
August 15, 2020
Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams matched her career high of seven three-pointers in their 90-76 win over the Indiana Fever. This is the Sparks fourth consecutive win, ascending them to a 7-3 overall record as the Fever has 4-6. ... read more »
L.A. Sparks Bring the Thunder Against Minnesota Lynx
August 10, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks earned their fourth win in the Wubble after defeating their long-time rivals the Minnesota Lynx 97-81. This is the first time the two teams met since forward Seimone Augustus was traded to the Sparks after her 14-season stint with the Lynx. She continued to be a reliable contributor coming off the bench with 13 points. ... read more »
Wilson, Aces Outlast Sparks 86-82 in Thriller
August 8, 2020
In a back and forth fast pace game that came down to the closing minutes, the Las Vegas Aces defeated the Los Angeles Sparks 86-82, picking up their fourth win of the season on Friday in Bradenton, Fl. ... read more »
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Parker Records Third Double-Double, Leads Sparks to 86-75 Victory Over Fever
August 7, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks used balanced scoring to beat the Indiana Fever 86-75, improving to 3-2 on the season on Wednesday night Bradenton, Fl. ... read more »
Candace Parker Scores A Double-Double in Loss to Seattle Storm
August 2, 2020
Despite having a competitive fourth quarter effort, the Los Angeles Sparks fell to the Seattle Storm 81-75. This was their fourth game in their first week of the season; these early games revealed that the Sparks must improve on their cohesion. ... read more »
Breonna Taylor Honored at Sparks Season Opener
July 30, 2020
 Despite clinching an authoritative 99-76 victory over the Phoenix Mercury, the Los Angeles Sparks kept their focus on demanding justice for Breonna Taylor during their first game of the 2020 season. ... read more »
Los Angeles Sparks Set Out to Conquer the 2020 Season
July 23, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks will tip off their season on July 25 at 12:00 p.m. against the Phoenix Mercury. The team is working to be a versatile power as they gear up for this unorthodox season.  ... read more »
The Sparks Share Experiences in the WNBA “Wubble”
July 18, 2020
The WNBA will conduct their 2020 season at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL. All 12 teams (consisting of 144 players) reside on the campus; their competitive quarantine is nicknamed the WNBA “Wubble.” ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Payshance Walk
May 28, 2020
Sophomore guard Payshance Walk was determined to have a successful season with the Crenshaw girls’ basketball team. Her efforts and diligence helped the Cougars to a 22-7 overall record and 10-0 record in the Coliseum League.   ... read more »
L.A. Sparks Draft Versatile Competitors for 2020 Season
April 23, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks acquired talented prospects without having high picks in the 2020 WNBA Draft on Friday. The Sparks drafted Miami forward Beatrice Mompremier and guard Leonie Fiebich of Germany in the second round and West Virginia guard Tynice Martin in the third round. ... read more »
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