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Sparks Acquire Julie Allemand and Li Yueru

The Los Angeles Sparks today announced the acquisition of guard Julie Allemand, center Li Yueru and a 2025 third round pick from the Chicago Sky in exchange for the number 8 pick in this year's...

 

Jordin Canada and Nneka Ogwumike Selected to WNBA All-Defensive Team

The WNBA announced today that Jordin Canada has earned 2023 WNBA All-Defensive First Team honors and Nneka Ogwumike has earned Second Team honors. "I'm excited for both Jordin and Nneka to be...

 

Los Angeles Sparks Waive Karlie Samuelson and Rae Burrell

The Los Angeles Sparks have announced that Karlie Samuelson and Rae Burrell have been waived. Samuelson's most recent WNBA season was in 2022 with the Phoenix Mercury on a hardship contract. In 2021,...

 

Los Angeles Sparks Draft Zia Cooke 10th Overall in the 2023 WNBA Draft

The Los Angeles Sparks selected Zia Cooke out of South Carolina with the 10th overall pick in the 2023 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm. “We are thrilled to add Zia to a growing list of quality players on and off the court,” said Sparks CAO...

 

Los Angeles Sparks Draft Zia Cooke 10th Overall in the 2023 WNBA Draft

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Sparks selected Zia Cooke out of South Carolina with the 10th overall pick in the 2023 WNBA Draft presented by State FarmÒ. "We are thrilled to add Zia to a growing...

 

Dr. Courtney Watson Returns to the Los Angeles Sparks as Director of Sports Medicine and Head Athletic Trainer

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Sparks announced today that Director of Sports Medicine and Head Athletic Trainer Dr. Courtney Watson is returning to the Los Angeles Sparks for her 15th season with...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 7, 2018

Storm Coming For Sparks

The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA play three important home games within the next week starting tonight (Thursday) when they battle Seattle at Staples Center at 7:30 p.m. The 4-1 Sparks are...

 

Parker, Sparks Are In the Finals

Candace Parker and the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA are back in the finals for the second year in-a-row against the Minnesota Lynx. The first game of the best of five game series is Sunday, September 24, in Minnesota at 12:30 p.m. on ABC. The...

 

Sparks Start Playoffs with a Win Over Phoenix

The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA took a step in the right direction last Tuesday night at Staples Center when they beat the Phoenix Mercury in the first game of the WNBA semifinals. The final score...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    July 20, 2017

Happiness and Home Court is a Good Combination For Sparks

The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA are happy to be at home inside the Staples Center. They are 15-5 overall and 10-0 at home. They look like the NBA champion Golden State Warriors when they play at ho...

 

Los Angeles Sparks Win Championship

Sparks win WNBA Championship. See Steve Finley's play by play account this week....

 

Can The Sparks Win The WNBA Championship?

For the first time in a long time the two best teams in the WNBA are playing for the championship. The Los Angeles Sparks and the Minnesota Lynx have each won one game in a best of five game series....

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    October 6, 2016

Sparks Are In WNBA Finals

The Los Angeles Sparks will play the Minnesota Lynx in the 206 WNBA Finals starting Sunday October 9, in Minnesota at 12 p.m. at the Target Center. Game 2 will also be played in Minnesota at 5 p.m....

 

Sparks Look Strong In WNBA Playoffs

With part owner Magic Johnson and his wife Cookie looking on the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA began their 2016 playoff run looking like the same team that started the season 20-1. The Sparks have...

 

Sparks To Play Their Last Regular Season Home Game

The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA will end their regular season against San Antonio tonight (Friday) at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. The Sparks are 25-8 and...

 

Sparks Eye Best Record In The WNBA

The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA are trying to recapture the magic that allowed them to be the best team in the league before the Olympic break last month. After the break they are 3-3 at Press...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    July 14, 2016

Two Superstars Are Better Than One For The Sparks

If you follow the history of basketball a few things are perfectly clear. If your team expects to win a championship you need at least two superstars to complete the journey to the top. The Lakers...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    July 7, 2016

Happy Sparks Add Chemistry To The Mix

The Los Angeles Sparks are winning, smiling and laughing on their way to the best record in the WNBA. They are 16-1 at press time and the six new players they signed in the off season have added...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 30, 2016

Sparks Move To Top Of The WNBA

The Los Angeles Sparks have the best record in the WNBA and they proved last Tuesday that they can win games under difficult circumstances. They fell behind by 22 points in the first half to the Dalla...

 
 By Steve finley    Sports    June 23, 2016

Minnesota Hands Sparks' First Loss

After winning their first 14 games that included three presea son games, the Minnesota Lynx showed the Sparks why there are two excellent teams in the WNBA w hen they beat Los Angeles 72 -69 last...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 16, 2016

Sparks Battle Top WNBA Teams

The 10-0 Los Angeles Sparks basketball team of the WNBA will try to stay unbeaten when they play two of the best teams in the league, Phoenix and Minnesota starting tonight (Friday). They will face...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 9, 2016

Sparks Fly As LA Stays Unbeaten At 8-0

The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA are winning games and seem to be having fun. After their 100- 77 victory over the New York Liberty at the Staples Center last Tuesday the Sparks look like a team on...

 

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