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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 »
Sparks Star Chiney Ogwumike Was in Conversation with WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert
March 12, 2020
The WNBA has been making major moves to improve the quality of their league after they recently created a new and groundbreaking collective bargaining agreement in January and hired their first ever commissioner last year. ... read more »
HBO’s “Women of Troy” Shows How USC Transformed Women’s Basketball
March 5, 2020
On March 10, HBO will debut “Women of Troy,” a sports documentary on the 1983-84 USC women’s basketball team at 9:00 PST. The documentary gives an exclusive look at the team that won two consecutive NCAA championships with sports icon Cheryl Miller leading the way. ... read more »
Sparks Re-Sign All-WNBA Guard Chelsea Gray
March 1, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks are excited to announce the re-signing of point guard Chelsea Gray. In 2019, Gray averaged 14.5 points and career-highs of 5.9 assists and 3.8 rebounds per game. She was named to the 2019 All-WNBA First Team and earned her third consecutive All-Star selection. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Gianna Maria Onore Bryant
February 27, 2020
Gianna Maria Onore Bryant was known for her curiosity for basketball and for being an intense competitor on the court. Bryant played basketball for the Harbor Day School and the AAU team the Mambas. ... read more »
L.A. Sparks Host Panel Discussion for Girls High School Basketball team
February 27, 2020
Earlier this month, the Los Angeles Sparks hosted a panel for the Marlborough girls varsity and JV basketball teams at the Athleta store at the Grove. The event was part of a two-day celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day that is on February 5. ... read more »
Female Tennis and Basketball Players Through History
February 23, 2020
Great athletes through history ... read more »
USA Women’s National Team to Train in Chicago, Take Part in NBA All-Star Weekend
February 7, 2020
A total of 15 athletes are slated to participate in a USA Women's National Team three-day minicamp Feb. 14-16 in Chicago and participate in a variety of off-court activities during the NBA All-Star Weekend, including a USA open practice that follows the NBA All-Star Teams' practices at Wintrust Arena on Feb. 15. ... read more »
Lynx Star Maya Moore Opts to Stay on Hiatus from WNBA in ’20
January 24, 2020
Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore will sit out a second straight WNBA season to continue her push for criminal justice reform. ... read more »
Top Sports Stories of 2019
December 26, 2019
Major news stories of the year 2019 ... read more / view gallery »
Sparks “Purple Print” Shows the Future of the Franchise
December 12, 2019
  The Los Angeles Sparks recently hosted ‘The Purple Print: A Courtside View’ to tell their fans about their vision for the franchise in the 2020 season. ... read more »
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