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W.N.B.A. Star Brittney Griner Freed in Prisoner Swap
December 8, 2022
President Joseph announced this morning that W.N.B.A. star Brittney Griner, "B.G.," has been freed from a Russian prison. ... read more »
Analysis: Joe Dumars was made for his new role at the NBA
October 27, 2022
Joe Dumars might have been destined for this job ... read more »
Russian court rejects Griner appeal of her 9-year sentence
October 27, 2022
A Russian court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner of her nine-year prison sentence for drug possession, a step that could move her closer to a possible high-stakes prisoner swap between Moscow and Washington. ... read more »
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Los Angeles Sparks Hire Curt Miller as Head Coach
October 21, 2022
The Los Angeles Sparks announced today the hiring of Curt Miller as the next Head Coach of the franchise. Miller spent the last seven seasons as the Head Coach of the Connecticut Sun, six of those with the General Manager title, compiling a regular season record of 140-86. ... read more »
Griner, Whelan families to meet Biden amid US-Russia talks
September 15, 2022
President Joe Biden plans to meet at the White House on Friday with family members of WNBA star Brittney Griner and Michigan corporate security executive Paul Whelan, both of whom remain jailed in Russia, the White House announced Thursday. ... read more »
L.A. Sparks Endured Struggles On And Off The Court During 2022 Season
August 25, 2022
The Los Angeles Sparks finished the 2022 season with a 13-23 record, causing them to miss the playoffs for two consecutive years. Many challenges arose for the squad during the season, including chemistry issues, problems in travel, and numerous injuries. ... read more »
Connecticut Sun Snuffs Out Sparks’ Playoff Push
August 12, 2022
The Los Angeles Sparks fought hard to maintain their playoff hopes but could not thwart the offensive gusto of the third-seeded Connecticut Sun on Thursday. The Sun beat the Sparks 93-69. ... read more »
Brittney Griner Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison in Russia
August 4, 2022
WNBA star Brittney Griner’s testimony showed how Russian officials broke their own laws when detaining her in February. ... read more »
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Sparks beat Fever 86-79; Snap 3-Game Losing Streak
July 20, 2022
Nneka Ogwumike finished with a season-high 35 points and the Los Angeles Sparks defeated the Indiana Fever 86-79 on Tuesday night at Crypto.com Arena. ... read more »
L.A. Sparks Makes Historic 500th Win
July 14, 2022
On July 1, the Los Angeles Sparks became the first team in the WNBA to earn 500 victories after they defeated the Dallas Wings 97-89. ... read more »
Los Angeles Sparks Sign Kianna Smith to 7-Day Contract
July 4, 2022
The Los Angeles Sparks announced today the signing of guard Kianna Smith to a 7-Day contract. The Sparks are signing Smith after being granted a hardship exception. ... read more »
Defense Gives the L.A. Sparks an 84-74 Win Over the New York Liberty
July 4, 2022
Despite a late rally by the New York Liberty, the Los Angeles Sparks secured an 84-74 victory against them on Sunday at the Crypto.com Arena. ... read more »
WNBA’s Brittney Griner goes on trial in Russian court
July 2, 2022
American basketball star Brittney Griner went on trial Friday, 4 1/2 months after her arrest on charges of possessing cannabis oil while returning to play for a Russian team, in a case that has unfolded amid tense relations between Moscow and Washington. ... read more »
Detention Woes Continue for Brittney Griner
June 23, 2022
WNBA star Brittney Griner has been detained in Russia for over 120 days and the news surrounding her case continues to be grim. A scheduled phone call that she was supposed to have with her wife Cherelle on Saturday never happened due to a “logistical error” by the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. The call was supposed to take place on the couple’s fourth anniversary. ... read more »
LA Sparks Part Ways with General Manager/Head Coach Derek Fisher
June 7, 2022
Fred Williams to Serve as Interim Head Coach ... read more »
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