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Sparks Coach Derek Fisher Reflects on 2020 Season
October 8, 2020
The 2020 WNBA season was like no other season. Despite competing in a bubble and fighting for Social Justice issues, the Los Angeles Sparks finished third in the league with a 15-7 overall record. ... read more »
The Lack of Punishment for Breonna Taylor’s Killers Leaves the Sports World Reeling
October 1, 2020
Last week, a grand jury indicted Brett Hankison in relation to the murder of Breonna Taylor for wanton endangerment. No officers were charged for Taylor’s death. ... read more »
Candace Parker Named AP WNBA Defensive Player of the Year
September 24, 2020
Los Angeles Sparks guard Candace Parker earned one more accolade in her prestigious career when the Associated Press named her WNBA Defensive Player of the Year. ... read more »
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L.A. Sparks Lose to Sun, Eliminated in Round 2 of WNBA Playoffs
September 18, 2020
The early exit the Los Angele Sparks made in the 2020 WNBA Playoffs shows a problem the team has had throughout the season. Although they have the third-best record in the WNBA, they were 1-3 when playing without forward Nneka Ogwumike during the season. ... read more »
Sparks go cold in 80-72 loss to Mystics
September 11, 2020
Playoffs are on the horizon and the LA Sparks sit with the third seed in the standings. The Washington Mystics, playing for their playoff lives showed their hunger and will to keep their playoff hopes alive, defeating the elite Sparks 80-72.  ... read more »
Jewell Loyd hits Buzzer-Beater to Defeat Sparks 90-89
September 5, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks hustled to the final seconds against the Seattle Storm. With 0.3 seconds left, Storm guard Jewell Loyd took an in-bound pass and sank a clutch three-pointer, allowing the Seattle Storm to survive the Sparks 90-89.   ... read more »
“Rising in Resistance with Paul Robeson: Athletes Joining the Struggle for Racial Justice”
September 3, 2020
The recent wave of walkouts and walkaways from playing and practice in protest against the savage shooting of Jacob Blake, first by the Milwaukee Bucks and followed by others in solidarity, i.e., the NBA, the WNBA, Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League and Major League Soccer, is clearly worthy of rightful notice, prolific praise and a good measure of celebration. ... read more »
Sparks Star Chelsea Gray Assists Communities to Vote
September 3, 2020
Los Angeles Sparks guard Chelsea Gray announced on Friday her initiative called the “Chelsea Gray Assist For Equality.” Gray partnered with the L.A. Sparks, Rock the Vote, and Equality California to launch the initiative. ... read more »
America’s greatest athletes are standing up, calling this country to change
September 3, 2020
The greatest athletes in America are standing up for justice at a critical time. Despite unprecedented, multiracial demonstrations across the country protesting police violence against African Americans, the horrors keep on coming. ... read more »
NBA’s Playoff Game Boycotts Sparks Domino Effect Across Major League Sports Amidst Jacob Blake Shooting
August 26, 2020
The Milwaukee Bucks took a historic stand by electing not to play in the scheduled Wednesday Game 5 of the NBA Playoff series versus the Orlando Magic to boycott police brutality and specifically boycott the treatment of Jacob S. Blake, a 29-year-old American Black man who was shot in the back seven times by a Kenosha police officer that left him paralyzed earlier on Sunday. ... read more »
Sparks beat Wings with late surge for 7th straight win on Kobe’s birthday
August 24, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks took down the Dallas Wings Sunday in an 84-81 duel earning a seventh straight victory improving to 10-3.  ... 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 »
Pro Basketball Players Share Their Lives in the Bubble
August 6, 2020
As NBA and WNBA competition commences, many players in both leagues have been giving fans an inside look at their lives in their respective Bubbles through YouTube videos. ... read more »
Derek Fisher speaks on Sparks leveling up in the off-season with new veteran leadership
August 3, 2020
The leaders of the Sparks take pride in their character and being role models for other young players on the team. Fisher believes it is a great foundation for the future of the organization on and off the court. “When you have your best players lead by example in terms of how they carry themselves and how they speak. It helps everybody.” ... read more »
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