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Candace Parker earns triple-double in Chicago win over Washington

Candace Parker earns triple-double in Chicago win over Washington

Candace Parker earned a triple-double in an 82-73 Chicago Sky (3-2) road win over the Washington Mystics (5-2) Sunday afternoon. The Sky’s veteran forward finished with 16 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists. She is…

Adidas launches network with plans to include over 50,000 student-athletes as paid ambassadors

Adidas launches network with plans to include over 50,000 student-athletes as paid ambassadors

Sports apparel brand Adidas announced that it is launching the first ever name, image, and likeness network for college athletes. Calling the effort ” a wide-sweeping, equitable and inclusive Name, Image, Likeness (NIL) network for…

Chicago Sky earns first WNBA championship with 80-74 triumph over Phoenix Mercury

Chicago Sky earns first WNBA championship with 80-74 triumph over Phoenix Mercury

The Chicago Sky defeated the Phoenix Mercury 80-74 in a hard-fought game four of the 2021 WNBA Finals to give the franchise its first-ever championship. The best-of-five series win came in front of a sellout,…

Copper leads as Chicago Sky hold off Dallas Wings in first round of WNBA Playoffs 81-64

Copper leads as Chicago Sky hold off Dallas Wings in first round of WNBA Playoffs 81-64

The Chicago Sky held off the Dallas Wings 81-64 in the single-elimination first round of the WNBA playoffs with four players in double digits. Chicago forward Kahleah Copper led the charge amassing 12 points in…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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,…

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

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…

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

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…

Washington begins road trip with rout of Los Angeles, 81-52, spoils Candace Parker’s season debut

Washington begins road trip with rout of Los Angeles, 81-52, spoils Candace Parker’s season debut

Notes || Stats || Shot Charts LOS ANGELES – The season debut of Candace Parker didn’t exactly go as envisioned for the Los Angeles Sparks. Instead, it looked a lot like the last time they…

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

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…

Candace Parker included in latest Marvel x Adidas ‘Heroes Among Us’ campaign ahead of Avengers:Endgame release

Candace Parker included in latest Marvel x Adidas ‘Heroes Among Us’ campaign ahead of Avengers:Endgame release

Click images to see larger versions With the latest Marvel movie Avengers:Endgame set to hit theaters April 26 and the NBA playoffs underway this week, the multimedia studio and Adidas teamed up to created a…

Rosters set for the 2018 WNBA All-Star Game

Rosters set for the 2018 WNBA All-Star Game

The team rosters for 2018 WNBA All-Star Game, as selected by All-Star captains Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks, were announced today. Delle Donne was the WNBA…

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…

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…

WNBA Players of the Week for games played June 12-18: Jonquel Jones (Connecticut Sun) and Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks)

WNBA Players of the Week for games played June 12-18: Jonquel Jones (Connecticut Sun) and Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks)

Jonquel Jones of the Connecticut Sun and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks are the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week for games played June 12-18. From the league: Jones earned…

With a solid core of veterans and some exciting additions, Sparks look to repeat as WNBA champions

With a solid core of veterans and some exciting additions, Sparks look to repeat as WNBA champions

LOS ANGELES – As the 2017 WNBA regular season gets underway, many expect the reigning champion Los Angeles Sparks to mount another championship run. The team is No. 1 in the Associated Press Preseason WNBA…

Candace Parker and Lindsay Whalen to participate in 2017 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks) and Lindsay Whalen (Minnesota Lynx) are set to participate in the 2017 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m. ET. ESPN will televise the game that will…

Sparks topple Lynx to win WNBA Championship, victory seals a banner season for Ogwumike and Parker

Sparks topple Lynx to win WNBA Championship, victory seals a banner season for Ogwumike and Parker

Photos © Lee Michaelson, all right reserved The Los Angeles Sparks won the 2016 WNBA Championship, 77-76, on a shot from MVP Nneka Ogwumike with 3.1 seconds left in the Game 5 of the best-of-five…

WNBA Finals Game 3: Sparks beat Lynx 92-75, come within one game of the championship

WNBA Finals Game 3: Sparks beat Lynx 92-75, come within one game of the championship

Photo Gallery ||  Quotes || Social Media || Box Score || Around the Web LOS ANGELES – Friday was not a good day for the Minnesota Lynx. The defending WNBA champions found themselves at the…

WNBA Playoffs semifinals: Sparks have the upper hand after taking game one vs. the Sky

WNBA Playoffs semifinals: Sparks have the upper hand after taking game one vs. the Sky

Photos: © Lee Michaelson With the league’s MVP Nneka Ogwumike and the Sixth Woman of the Year Jantel Lavender scoring in double figures, Los Angeles took the first matchup of the five-game WNBA Playoffs semifinal…

Success of Los Angeles bolstered by a deep bench and newcomers

Success of Los Angeles bolstered by a deep bench and newcomers

The record-setting Minnesota Lynx (12-0) and Los Angeles Sparks (11-0) will meet for a historic showdown of undefeated WNBA teams on Tuesday, June 21 at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBA TV. Minnesota and Los Angeles are off to the two best starts in WNBA…

Candace Parker spoils debut of Breanna Stewart with 34-point explosion as Sparks beat Storm 96-66

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Los Angeles Sparks veteran forward Candace Parker spoiled the professional debut of the most decorated women’s college basketball player in history Sunday afternoon at Staples Center, leading her team…

USA Basketball announces roster for 2016 Summer Olympics

USA Basketball announces roster for 2016 Summer Olympics

Player Quotes on Making the Team || USA Basketball Athlete Selection Procedures for the 2016 Olympic Games (PDF) USA Basketball announced the 12-player roster for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. As expected, the…