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Candace Parker scores 21 points to lead the Sparks, but Mercury beat Sparks to sweep series

Published on August 25, 2014. | 0

LOS ANGELES (AP) Brittney Griner bounced back from a poor performance and helped show why the Phoenix Mercury are such a dominant team. Griner scored a career playoff-high 21 points, including a breakaway two-handed dunk, and Phoenix cruised to a 93-68 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 2 on Sunday night to complete [...]

2014 USA Women’s World Championship Team Training Camp To Feature Olympic, World Championship Gold Medalists Among 27-Member Roster

Published on August 25, 2014. | 0

Featuring 27 athletes, the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s National Team will begin training in defense of the USA’s FIBA World Championship title on Sept. 8 at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Additionally, the USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee has added a pair of athletes to the 2014-16 USA Basketball Women’s [...]

Sparks announce Western Conference Semifinals Schedule vs. Mercury

Published on August 18, 2014. | 0

The Sparks will tip-off its Western Conference Semifinals series against the Mercury on Friday, August 22 at 7 p.m. in Phoenix, marking a WNBA record 14th postseason appearance. The best-of-three-game series against Phoenix will return to Los Angeles for Game 2 on Sunday, August 24 at 6 p.m. at STAPLES Center.  The game will air [...]

Toliver leads Sparks past Lynx, 71-63

Published on August 13, 2014. | 0

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Los Angeles Sparks clinched a playoff spot on Tuesday night, and in the process they sent a strong message to a potential first-round opponent. Kristi Toliver scored 20 of her 29 points in the second half as Los Angeles beat the Minnesota Lynx 71-63. ”We’re a playoff team and we wanted to [...]

Parker leads Sparks to 80-77 OT win over Dream

Published on August 11, 2014. | 0

LOS ANGELES (AP) Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper was in Candace Parker’s ear for much of Friday night. But Parker got the last word on her former coach. Parker made two free throws with 1.8 seconds remaining and the Los Angeles Sparks held on for an 80-77 overtime win against Cooper and Atlanta. Parker scored [...]

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