Candace Parker Is AP’s Top Defender (VIDEO)

by Chris Camello (@chris_camello) BRANDENTON, FL — While the Los Angeles Sparks prep for their second round, single-elimination playoff game against the Connecticut Sun, they were able to honor one of their own with a prestigious honor. Sparks forward Candace Parker was named the AP Defensive Player of the Year while also being named to the AP’s All-WNBA First Team. Like a fine wine, Parker … Continue reading Candace Parker Is AP’s Top Defender (VIDEO)

John Thompson’s Impact On The Game Of Basketball And Life (VIDEO)

by Chris Camello (@Chris_Camello) FLORIDA — The sports world lost a very influential icon this past week with the death of longtime Georgetown men’s basketball coach John Thompson Jr. who passed away at the age of 78. The Hall of Fame coach spent 27 years with the Hoyas putting them on the college basketball map which included a national championship in 1984, becoming the first … Continue reading John Thompson’s Impact On The Game Of Basketball And Life (VIDEO)

L.A. Sparks Depth More Dangerous For Opponents (VIDEO)

by Chris Camello (@chris_camello) FLORIDA — After a shaky start to the season, the Los Angeles Sparks are currently on a four-game winning streak to improve to 7-3 through the first half of the season. More importantly than the win streak is how the Sparks have gotten it done. They have defeated their opponents by an average margin of 15.5 points during this streak showing … Continue reading L.A. Sparks Depth More Dangerous For Opponents (VIDEO)

Sydney Wiese Showcasing Her Starting Role Skills (VIDEO)

by Chris Camello (@chris_camello) BRADENTON, FL — Sometimes a small move could have a big impact. The Los Angeles Sparks (5-3) felt they needed a change when head coach Derek Fisher moved incumbent starter Riquana Williams to the bench and inserted guard Sydney Wiese into the starting lineup. So far the move has worked out very well with both players thriving in their new roles. … Continue reading Sydney Wiese Showcasing Her Starting Role Skills (VIDEO)

Riquana Williams Provides A ‘Spark’ Off The Bench (VIDEO)

by Chris Camello (@chris_Camello) BRADENTON, FL — It’s been three games now since Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher opted to bring guard Riquana Williams off the bench. So far, it looks to have been a savvy move. Williams scored a team-high 21 points going 5/5 from three-point range and 7/9 overall in the Sparks’ 97-81 win over the Minnesota Lynx. She spoke about … Continue reading Riquana Williams Provides A ‘Spark’ Off The Bench (VIDEO)

TRP Being A Defensive Anchor For Sparks (VIDEO)

by Chris Camello (@chris_camello) BRADENTON, FL — After a tough loss to the Las Vegas Aces, one of the issues that the Los Angeles Sparks (3-3) are trying to address is defensive consistency and they are hoping guard Tierra Ruffin-Pratt can help resolve that. In a starting lineup that includes Candace Parker, Nneka Ogwumike, and Chelsea Gray, Ruffin-Pratt may get overlooked, but her teammates understand … Continue reading TRP Being A Defensive Anchor For Sparks (VIDEO)

Sparks’ Chelsea Grey On Same Course As Great PG’s (VIDEO)

by Chris Camello (@Chris_Camello) BRADENTON, FL — Point guard Chelsea Gray has quickly established herself as a pillar of the Sparks over the past four years playing an integral role in L.A., winning the 2016 WNBA championship, becoming a three-time All-Star, and being named to the All-WNBA First Team in 2019. Gray encompasses all the qualities an elite point guard should have such as playmaking, … Continue reading Sparks’ Chelsea Grey On Same Course As Great PG’s (VIDEO)

Simone Augustus Is The Leadership L.A. Needs For Championship (VIDEO)

Chris Camello (@chris_camello) BRADENTON, FL — When the Los Angeles Sparks signed Seimone Augustus, they knew they were getting an accomplished 4-time champion. They even knew the 13-year veteran would provide a scoring punch off the bench and experience. Augustus dropped 13 points in the Sparks’ 81-76 win over the Connecticut Sun. Perhaps even more valuable has been her dynamic leadership to the Sparks. Head … Continue reading Simone Augustus Is The Leadership L.A. Needs For Championship (VIDEO)

Do The Sparks Have Chemistry Issues? (VIDEO)

by Chris Camello (@Chris_Camello) BRADENTON, FL — The Los Angeles Sparks are now 2-2 through their first four games after an 81-75 loss to the Seattle Storm without Sue Bird. While they’ve looked really sharp in their wins and they are erratic in their two losses. For a team with All-Star talents, is chemistry an issue this early in the season? It appears as though … Continue reading Do The Sparks Have Chemistry Issues? (VIDEO)

Can L.A. Sparks Be Consistent Throughout Season? (VIDEO)

by Chris Camello (@Chris_Camello) BRADENTON, FL — In just two games to start this condensed WNBA season in the “Wubble,” we have seen both ends of the spectrum for the Los Angeles Sparks. We have seen absolute domination when they routed the Phoenix Mercury on Opening Night, and now we have seen them get dominated by the Chicago Sky who defeated the Sparks 96-78 on … Continue reading Can L.A. Sparks Be Consistent Throughout Season? (VIDEO)