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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 »
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 New Faces on the L.A. Sparks Roster
July 16, 2020
Due to the Coronavirus delaying the start of the 2020 WNBA season, each team had to cut their roster to 12 players. This allowed players to receive their first paycheck in late June. To finalize their roster, the Sparks had to waive their rookies Beatrice Mompremier and Tynice Martin. ... read more »
Sparks player Tierra Ruffin-Pratt shares wisdom on how to Fight for Social Justice
June 16, 2020
Professional athletes have been maintaining the momentum of fighting against police brutality in the wake of the murder of George Floyd. Los Angeles Sparks guard Tierra Ruffin-Pratt endured through the tragedy of an officer-involved shooting and is using her personal knowledge to fight. ... read more »
WNBA ANNOUNCES PLAN TO TIP OFF 2020 SEASON
June 15, 2020
After significant discussions with the league’s key stakeholders, including the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA), the WNBA today announced elements of plans to return to the court to begin the WNBA 2020 season. The league is finalizing a partnership that would make IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, the Official Home of the 2020 WNBA season highlighted by a competitive schedule of 22 regular-season games followed by a traditional playoff format. ... read more »
Unique Wisdom Make Young Sparks Players an Asset to the Team
June 4, 2020
Although there is no finalized start date for the 2020 WNBA season, players are preparing for the season via virtual training camp. ... 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 »
WNBA Hosts Virtual Draft
April 23, 2020
The WNBA practiced social distancing by hosting the first virtual Draft on Friday, April 17 on ESPN. One of the few athletic events that was not impacted by the COVID-19, the Draft was mainly broadcasted from the houses of league commissioner Cathy Engelbert and the Draftees. ... read more »
WNBA INTRODUCES KOBE & GIGI BRYANT WNBA ADVOCACY AWARD
April 18, 2020
The WNBA today introduced the Kobe & Gigi Bryant WNBA Advocacy Award, which will recognize an individual or group who has made significant contributions to the visibility, ... read more »
Offseason Moves Give the L.A. Sparks Championship Experience
April 16, 2020
The Coronavirus has now impacted the WNBA as the league announced on April 3 that training camp and the season tip off will be postponed due to COVID-19. While the start of the WNBA season is still shrouded in uncertainty, the WNBA Draft will be broadcasted on ESPN on April 17 at 7:00 EST. ... read more »
Alana Beard Left Her Historic Mark on Basketball
March 19, 2020
During her accomplished basketball career, former Los Angeles Sparks guard Alana Beard crafted a legacy with her tenacity and her defensive mindset. ... read more »
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