Tagged Candace Parker

Nneka Ogwumike Makes LA Sparks the Contender You Won’t See Coming

No 2019 contender is further from being a finished product than the Los Angeles Sparks. Four core rotation players are currently sidelined. Yet, if and when they each return at full strength, it will still be Nneka Ogwumike’s excelling in an ever-evolving role that will be the biggest reason why they’re able to put it…

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Chelsea Gray Keeps Rocking Crunch Time for L.A. Sparks

At the age of 26 in just her third season as a full-time starter, point guard Chelsea Gray has already put together an impressive collection of big-time clutch shots for the Los Angeles Sparks. She continues adding to that reel as we start the 2019 WNBA season, especially as fellow All-Star Candace Parker has been…

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L.A. Sparks Went Big with Chiney Ogwumike Trade

The Los Angeles Sparks made a trade to acquire a high-profile low post threat, just not the one so many fans had eagerly anticipated. The Sparks acquired Chiney Ogwumike, not Liz Cambage of the Dallas Wings, from the Connecticut Sun in exchange for L.A.’s 2020 first round pick. Ogwumike’s camp and the Sun front office…

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Los Angeles Sparks 2019 Offseason Checklist

The Los Angeles Sparks looked like a team that ran out of fuel. A grueling week of travel ended in a second-round, single-elimination contest against the Washington Mystics—a team that had been playing much better to close the regular season and had home court advantage (as well as the accompanying first-round bye) to show for…

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