Tagged Candace Parker

Sydney Wiese is Ready to be an All-Star for Loaded L.A. Sparks

While the recently re-upped Sydney Wiese plays on an LA Sparks team with Kristi Toliver, Chelsea Gray, Chiney and Nneka Ogwumike and Candace Parker, the guard still has big ambitions. During a press conference to celebrate her freshly inked contract, Wiese said, “My aspirations as an individual are to eventually become an All-Star, and then…


Power Ranking Each WNBA Team, Post-Free Agency – Part 2

With many WNBA teams diving headlong into free agency, a divide has eroded the mid-tier competition. A binary of approaches has materialized: Some franchises are win-now; others prepare solely for the future. The new CBA led to a ballooning of both player salaries and the cap. This created a free agency free-for-all that has shaken…


Reigniting L.A. Sparks in 2020 Will Start Up Front

Undercut by the controversial semifinal sweep that saw first-year coach Derek Fisher all but bench a healthy Candace Parker and long-time GM Penny Toler lose her job after a profanity-filled locker room speech, much of 2019 was actually a success for the Los Angeles Sparks. Though there’s plenty to unpack on that front, TBW colleague…