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Derek Fisher named head coach of Los Angeles Sparks

Derek Fisher named head coach of Los Angeles Sparks

The Los Angeles Sparks hired former NBA player Derek Fisher as the franchise’s new head coach following the resignation of Brian Agler last month. The team will hold an introductory press conference for new head coach Derek Fisher on Friday,…

Former WNBA player Jamila Wideman joins NBA’s Player Development department

Former WNBA player Jamila Wideman joins NBA’s Player Development department

We’d love to congratulate former Sparks’ player Jamila Wideman on her new position at the @NBA as the VP of Player Development. We wish you nothing but success!? #GoSparks #All4LA pic.twitter.com/s5hqCOQhwm — Los Angeles Sparks (@LASparks) September 6, 2018 Die-hard…

Alana Beard wins second straight Defensive Player of the Year Award

Alana Beard wins second straight Defensive Player of the Year Award

Los Angeles Sparks guard/forward Alana Beard won the 2018 Defensive Player of the Year Award. This is the second straight season that the 36-year-old four-time All-Star has earned the honor. She is the fifth player in league history to win…

2018 WNBA Playoffs Bracket and Officials

2018 WNBA Playoffs Bracket and Officials

Officials for the Playoffs || Standings at End of Regular Season Finals Schedule Game 1 — Seattle 89, Washington 76 Game 2 — Seattle 75, Washington 73 Game 3 — Seattle 98, Washington 82 Playoffs Schedule LOCAL ET TV First Round…

2018 WNBA All-Star Saturday Notebook: The league president speaks, post All-Star impressions and looking forward to Vegas!

2018 WNBA All-Star Saturday Notebook: The league president speaks, post All-Star impressions and looking forward to Vegas!

Full transcript of Lisa Borders’ Press Conference  MINNEAPOLIS – The WNBA’s “Take A Seat, Take a Stand” program gives $5 of each ticket sold to charity but there is some concern about how this fits in with players wanting more…

Lynx’s Rebekkah Brunson hits milestone to become WNBA’s all-time leading rebounder in win over Sparks

Lynx’s Rebekkah Brunson hits milestone to become WNBA’s all-time leading rebounder in win over Sparks

Brunson’s career in photos Lynx veteran forward Rebekkah Brunson made history Thursday night during her team’s 83-72 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks Thursday night at the Target Center in front of 9,303 fans. The 15-year veteran of the league…

Led by Candace Parker, Los Angeles hits the ground running on road trip to hold off Washington, 97-86

Led by Candace Parker, Los Angeles hits the ground running on road trip to hold off Washington, 97-86

WASHINGTON – The Los Angeles Sparks (7-2) earned a tough 97-86 victory against the Washington Mystics (6-5) Friday night at Capital One Arena in front of 5,289 fans. “We were a step behind defensively the whole first half and that…

Led by Candace Parker and Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles bounces back with 77-59 victory over Chicago

Led by Candace Parker and Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles bounces back with 77-59 victory over Chicago

Parker and Ogumwike lead Sparks over Sky Back to our winning ways!?? @Candace_Parker leading the game with 24pts! #GoSparks #All4LA pic.twitter.com/bFVlDlpkwT — Los Angeles Sparks (@LASparks) June 10, 2018 LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Sparks (5-2) made a triumphant…

When Seattle visits Los Angeles, it is home sweet home for Jordin Canada

When Seattle visits Los Angeles, it is home sweet home for Jordin Canada

LOS ANGELES – The nationally televised game between the Seattle Storm (5-2) and the Los Angeles Sparks (4-1) at Staples Center on Thursday night features two of the top teams in the league and serves as a homecoming for Jordin…

Defensive-minded Los Angeles begins home streak with 77-69 victory over Minnesota; Lynx skid extends to four games

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Sparks (4-1) returned to action a week after winning their home opener and battled past the Minnesota Lynx 77-69 in front of a sellout crowd of 13,500 Sunday afternoon at Staples Center. The Sparks…

2018 WNBA Opening Weekend Rosters

2018 WNBA Opening Weekend Rosters

Team final rosters will be added as they become available. Final rosters are due at 5 p.m. ETon Thursday, May 17. Atlanta Dream NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM 25 Monique Billings F 6-4 R UCLA 51 Jessica Breland F…

2018 WNBA.com GM Survey: Sparks predicted to win championship; Maya Moore tabbed to be MVP

2018 WNBA.com GM Survey: Sparks predicted to win championship; Maya Moore tabbed to be MVP

2018 WNBA TV Schedule || Recent Transactions The WNBA’s 12 general managers picked the Los Angeles Sparks to win the 2018 WNBA championship in the 16th annual WNBA.com GM survey. A title for the Sparks would be a fourth championship for…

2018 WNBA Transactions

2018 WNBA Transactions

2018 WNBA TV Schedule August 19, 2018 New York Rogers, Sugar Contract Extension Minnesota Robinson, Danielle Contract Extension Dallas Lucas, Maggie Contract Signed (Rest of Season) August 17, 2018 Atlanta Elonu, Adaora Contract Signed (Rest of Season) August 14, 2018…

2018 WNBA Training Camp Rosters and Preseason Key Dates

2018 WNBA Training Camp Rosters and Preseason Key Dates

15% off $75 at Footlocker.com. Code LKS185T2. Online Only. Exclusions Apply. Preseason Schedule || Regular Season TV Schedule April 29: Training camps open May 4-15: Preseason games May 17: Final roster cut-down deadline — 12 players, 5 p.m. ET May 18:…

Video and gallery: Nike reveals 2018 WNBA uniforms

Video and gallery: Nike reveals 2018 WNBA uniforms

Behind-the-scenes video In 2015, the WNBA announced that, along with the NBA and G-League, it was dropping Adidas as the official maker of apparel and uniforms for the league. At the time, Adidas still had a couple of years under…

Rest in Peace Daedra Charles-Furlow; Lady Vol legend passes away at 49

Rest in Peace Daedra Charles-Furlow; Lady Vol legend passes away at 49

Daedra Charles-Furlow passes away at 49 Olympian.Champion.All American.Legend.Lady Vol. RIP Daedra Charles ? pic.twitter.com/qdhej0fux6 — Kara Lawson (@karalawson20) April 15, 2018 4/17/18 update from Tennessee: A viewing will be held, beginning at 2 p.m., on Friday, April 20, at McFall Funeral Home, located…

Connecticut Sun to host preseason round-robin tournament

The Connecticut Sun will host a preseason tournament at Mohegan Sun Arena on May 7-8. Other participants in the event include the New York Liberty, the Dallas Wings and the Los Angeles Sparks. May 7 Liberty vs. Wings Sparks vs. Sun…

The Los Angeles Sparks signed free agent and WNBA veteran Cappie Pondexter

The Los Angeles Sparks signed free agent and WNBA veteran Cappie Pondexter. “We are very excited about having Cappie join our team,” Sparks executive vice president and general manager Penny Toler said. “She has the ability to play both guard…

The 2018 WNBA season kicks off Friday, May 18

The 2018 WNBA season kicks off Friday, May 18

????? The 2018 WNBA season tips off Friday, May 18. The league’s 22nd opening weekend will feature eight games. On May 18, the Phoenix Mercury will host the Dallas Wings at 10 p.m. ET. The next day, the Chicago Sky…

Los Angeles Sparks sign Ana Dabovic and Karlie Samuelson, re-sign Odyssey Sims

The Los Angeles Sparks signed Ana Dabovic and Karlie Samuelson and re-signed Odyssey Sims. “It will be nice having Ana back on the team,” general Manager and executive vice president of the Sparks Penny Toler said. “Her experience, hard work,…

ESPN: 2017 WNBA Finals was highest-rated since 2003

ESPN released the following about yesterday’s Game 5 of the WNBA Finals: The 2017 WNBA Finals on ESPN, in which the Minnesota Lynx defeated the Los Angeles Sparks 3-2 to win the WNBA Championship, is the highest-rated since 2003. The…

Lynx beat Sparks in Finals Game 5 to win their 4th WNBA title

Lynx beat Sparks in Finals Game 5 to win their 4th WNBA title

Box score Game 1 Recap Game 2 Recap Game 3 Recap Game 4 Recap Video: Sylvia Fowles Game 5 Highlights Notes Postgame Transcripts The Minnesota Lynx won their fourth WNBA title Wednesday night, beating the Los Angeles Sparks 85-76, in…

Lynx win pushes Finals series to Game 5, Sparks eschew comparisons to last season

Lynx win pushes Finals series to Game 5, Sparks eschew comparisons to last season

Box Score Game 1 Recap Game 2 Recap Game 3 Recap LOS ANGELES – With their backs against the wall in the best-of-five WNBA Finals series, the Minnesota Lynx came out swinging to earn an 80-69 win over the Los…

Lynx and Sparks preview Game 4 of the WNBA Finals: Minnesota on brink of ouster

Lynx and Sparks preview Game 4 of the WNBA Finals: Minnesota on brink of ouster

Los Angeles leads the series: 2-1 Game 1 – Los Angeles 85, Minnesota 84 Game 2 – Minnesota 70, Los Angeles 68 Game 3 – Los Angeles 75, Minnesota 64 Game 4 – Sunday, October 1 Minnesota at Los Angeles, 5:30 p.m. local,…

Los Angeles Sparks a win away from 2017 championship, take 2-1 series lead over Minnesota Lynx

Los Angeles Sparks a win away from 2017 championship, take 2-1 series lead over Minnesota Lynx

Box Score Game 1 Recap Game 2 Recap LOS ANGELES – The last time the Los Angeles Sparks won back-to-back WNBA titles was 2001 and 2002. The Sparks are just one win away earning from consecutive championships again after defeating…