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Liz Cambage and Los Angeles Sparks agree to part ways in contract divorce

One month after Tina Charles left the Phoenix Mercury in a contract divorce, 6-9 Los Angeles Sparks center Liz Cambage followed suit. The team issued the following statement Tuesday morning after news broke Monday night…

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Los Angeles Sparks fire GM/head coach Derek Fisher; Fred Williams appointed interim head coach

Sparks fire Derek Fisher, Fred Williams named interim head coach The Los Angeles Sparks fired general manager and head coach Derek Fisher Tuesday afternoon, effective immediately. The team hired the former NBA player in December…

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Los Angeles Sparks introduce Reshanda Gray and Te’a Cooper ahead of 2020 season

In a virtual press conference Wednesday afternoon, the Los Angeles Sparks introduced forward Reshanda Gray and rookie point guard Te’ a Cooper to the team’s 2020 roster. The WNBA starts its 2020 season later this…

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Los Angeles Sparks players Kristi Toliver and Chiney Ogwumike to opt out of the 2020 WNBA season

Los Angeles Sparks guard Kristi Toliver and her teammate, forward/center Chiney Ogwumike, will not play this season in the WNBA, bringing the total number of players deciding to opt out at nine. The others: Cecilia…

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Penny Toler: Photo: Leon Bennett/Getty Images.

Los Angeles Sparks fire GM Penny Toler

From the Sparks: The Los Angeles Sparks announced today that Executive Vice President and General Manager Penny Toler was relieved of her duties and will no longer be with the organization, effective immediately. A national…

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Washington Mystics cruise past Los Angeles Sparks 95-66, hold steady in first place

Notes || Shot Charts WASHINGTON D.C. — The Washington Mystics dominated the Los Angeles Sparks 95-66 in a highly anticipated matchup Tuesday night in Entertainment and Sports Arena. “We were into them and how to…

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Candace Parker leads Los Angeles Sparks to 83-75 triumph over Seattle Storm

Parker earns season-high in win over Storm Stats || Shot Charts LOS ANGELES – Halfway through the second quarter of an energetic game between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Seattle Storm, Candace Parker hit…

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Los Angeles Sparks outpace Las Vegas Aces in second half for 76-68 victory

Video || Stats || Shot Charts LOS ANGELES – Less than two minutes into Thursday night’s heavily anticipated, nationally televised game between the Las Vegas Aces and the Los Angeles Sparks, Aces All-Star center Liz…

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Los Angeles Sparks top Dallas Wings 69-64 in biggest comeback of the season

Stats || Shot Charts LOS ANGELES – With 2:41 remaining in the second quarter of Thursday’s day game between the Los Angeles Sparks and Dallas Wings, center Imani McGee-Stafford found herself open near the hoop,…

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Candace Parker helps Los Angeles Sparks top Las Vegas Aces 86-74 to halt losing streak

Three Sparks players score 18 points each in win over Las Vegas I asked Kalani Brown about the mix-up with Liz Cambage: “She told me she was gonna pull my hair out – I just…

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Leilani Mitchell leads five starters in double figures, Phoenix Mercury outlasts Los Angeles Sparks 82-72

Stats || Shot Charts || Video PHOENIX – Leilani Mitchell was the last player the Phoenix Mercury cut after training camp, before the team brought her back following the home opener. Sunday, the Australian point…

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June 14, 2019 (Phoenix, AZ) - Los Angeles center Kalani Brown and Phoenix forward DeWanna Bonner. Photo: NBAE/Getty Images.

Big third quarter pushes Los Angeles Sparks to 17-point win over Phoenix Mercury, 85-68

Notes || Stats || Shot Charts || Griner Dunk PHOENIX – Chelsea Gray scored 14 of her 21 points in the first quarter, and the Los Angeles Sparks (4-2) ran away from the Phoenix Mercury…

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Minnesota Lynx hang Lindsay Whalen’s jersey in the rafters, fall to fierce rival Los Angeles Sparks, 89-85

Stats || Shot Charts || Jersey Retirement Video MINNEAPOLIS – It appeared at first that the WNBA’s most fierce rivalry had seen better days. No Candace Parker (left hamstring injury) and Alana Beard (left leg…

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Las Vegas Aces handle Los Angeles Sparks 83-70 in season opener

Stats || Shot Chart The Las Vegas Aces had no trouble down the stretch keeping the Los Angeles Sparks at bay in an 83-70 win at Mandalay Bay Events Center Sunday night. Led by four…

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Los Angeles Sparks trade center Jantel Lavender to Chicago Sky in exchange for a 2020 second round draft pick

Release from the Sparks: The Los Angeles Sparks have acquired a 2020 second round draft pick from the Chicago Sky in exchange for center Jantel Lavender, Sparks Executive Vice President and General Manager Penny Toler…

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Los Angeles Sparks re-sign guard Karlie Samuelson

On the first day of WNBA free agency in 2019, the Los Angeles Sparks re-signed guard Karlie Samuelson. Last season as a rookie she appeared in 20 regular season games and one playoff game for…

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Will Liz Cambage realize the dream she voiced in 2011 to play for the Los Angeles Sparks?

A few hours after sports writer Rachel Galligan broke the news via Twitter that Dallas Wings center Liz Cambage requested a trade from the franchise today, Dallas Wings president and CEO Greg Bibb issued the…

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Los Angeles Sparks hire Danita Johnson as president and COO

The Los Angeles Sparks hired Danita Johnson as president and chief operating officer of the franchised the team announced Monday. She replaces Christine Simmons who left in December after five seasons to become the first-ever chief…

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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…

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Brian Agler resigns as head coach of Los Angeles Sparks

The Los Angeles Sparks announced today that Brian Agler resigned as head coach of the team. Agler has been the coach of the team since 2015. He actually actually resigned earlier this month but the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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September 24, 2017 (Minneapolis) - Minnesota Lynx players stand with linked arms during national anthem before game one of the WNBA Finals. Los Angeles Sparks players decided to stay in the locker room during the anthem. Photo: © Lee Michaelson.

Los Angeles Sparks show solidarity with NFL players, WNBPA issues statement in support of team

With additional reporting by Lee Michaelson Today, before the tip off of game one of the WNBA Finals, players from the Los Angeles Sparks decided to returns to the locker room during the national anthem…

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Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles Sparks return to the WNBA Finals after semifinals sweeps

Minnesota 81, Washington 70 The Minnesota Lynx advanced to the WNBA Finals for the sixth time in seven seasons after sweeping the Washington Mystics in the semifinals after a 81-70 victory on Sunday at Capital…

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