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WNBA Draft 2021 Presented by State Farm to be Held on April 15
April 7, 2021
League’s 25th Annual Draft to be Exclusively Televised by ESPN from 7-9 p.m. ET. Virtual Draft to Highlight Elements of the League’s Upcoming 25th Season and the Players’ Vaccine Awareness and Education, and Provide Opportunities for Fan Engagement ... read more »
“HERstory” Panel Profiles Groundbreaking Women in Sports
April 1, 2021
The Los Angeles Sparks brought together trailblazing women in the sports world for their HERstory Panel. The panelists included L.A. Kings scout Blake Bolden, retired NBA referee Violet Palmer, Kansas City Royals co-owner Karen Daniel, and SLG Impact CEO and founder Shauna Griffiths. ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Cynthia Cooper-Dyke
March 18, 2021
Cynthia Cooper-Dyke is a WNBA legend who has left her mark on Los Angeles Basketball history as a player and as a coach. Although she was born in Chicago, Cooper-Dyke was raised in Watts and attended Locke High School. ... read more »
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Free Agency Creates A New Era for the L.A. Sparks
March 18, 2021
The free agency this offseason brought on a new core of players for the Los Angeles Sparks. Forward Nneka Ogwumike as well as head coach and general manager Derek Fisher are embracing certain changes as well. ... read more »
Chiney Ogwumike Strives For Excellence On And Off The Court
March 12, 2021
The multifaceted star Chiney Qgwumike re-signed with the Sparks, and she will continue her stardom in Los Angeles.  The two-time All-Star is wearing many hats, producing ESPN films, broadcasting, and the WNBA Vice-President. ... read more »
Full Circle Moment For Sparks’ Nia Coffey And Clippers ‘Amir Coffey
March 12, 2021
Nia Coffey signed a training camp contract with the Los Angeles Sparks, and she’s excited to play with the iconic organization. Coffey’s Brother, Amir Coffey, plays for the Los Angeles Clippers. Everything’s coming full circle for them. ... read more »
Renee Montgomery Breaks Barriers as Owner of WNBA Franchise
March 11, 2021
Renee Montgomery recently became the first former WNBA player to become an executive and owner of a WNBA franchise. Montgomery now owns the Atlanta Dream along with Northland real estate firm chairman Larry Gottesdiener and Northland president and COO Suzanne Abair. ... read more »
Seimone Augustus Re-signs With Sparks & She Aspires To Design Women’s Shoes
March 1, 2021
Four-time WNBA Champion Seimone Augustus re-signed with the Sparks. Augustus has one of the most prolific basketball careers in professional basketball history. She ranks tenth in scoring in WNBA history with 2005 points, and she averaged 15.4 points throughout her career. Augustus won championships in 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017. ... read more »
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Sparks Guard Bria Holmes Daughter Is Her Motivation
February 25, 2021
The Sparks signed Bria Holmes this offseason, and she's excited about her future in Los Angeles. The 2016 draft pick will bring her playoff and championship experience to the Sparks as they expect to compete at a high level this year. ... read more »
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 »
Brittney Sykes Re-Signs With The Sparks
February 10, 2021
Brittney Sykes moved in silence and re-signed with the Sparks. The defensive juggernaut made 2nd team all-defense in the first season in Los Angeles, last year in 2020. Sykes will again strive to become Defensive Player of the Year, and she looks forward to furthering her career with the Sparks. ... read more »
Sparks New Guard Erica Wheeler Says “Women, We Are In Control”
February 4, 2021
"Women, we are in control," says Erica Wheeler, who recently signed with the Sparks. WNBA free agency has been a trending topic this offseason, and the Women are taking control of their destiny. Many huge signings, including Wheeler leaving the Indiana Fever to play with the Sparks. ... read more »
Sparks Guard Te’a Cooper Focuses On The Bigger Picture
January 13, 2021
There could not be a better time for athletes to utilize their platforms to make a difference in the communities. Cooper strives to use her voice, and she is inspired by her leader and teammate Ogwumike, who is also the WNBPA President. She said, “The world is so crazy. I was able to be on a team with [Nneka], president of the WNBPA. She is awesome. Being in the bubble, many people supported her and her ability to speak up and be the forefront of us standing together as a league. To watch that and see what they have done, it was very motivating and encouraging to do the same. I have hopes for change in the future.” ... read more »
The Highs and Lows of Sports in 2020
December 31, 2020
Big sports stories during an unprecedented year ... read more / view gallery »
Te’a Cooper Shares Basketball Knowledge at Jr Sparks Virtual Clinic
December 24, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks recently hosted a Jr. Sparks virtual clinic featuring rookie guard, Te’a Cooper. During the clinic, youth participated in shooting and footwork drills, they also competed in challenges to get prizes. ... read more »
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