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)

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)

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)

Candace Parker Awaits Magical Season In The Wubble (VIDEO)

by Chris Camello (@Chris_Camello) BRADENTON, FL — The Los Angeles Sparks have entered the WNBA Wubble at the IMG Academy trying to ramp up for a condensed 22-game season without key veterans in Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver who have both opted out of the 2020 season. With those significant losses of leadership and experience, the Sparks will be leaning on others to lead the … Continue reading Candace Parker Awaits Magical Season In The Wubble (VIDEO)

Nneka Ogwumike: Powerful Words To WNBA And Sen. Loeffler (VIDEO)

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) BRADENTON, FL — Los Angeles Sparks and WNBPA president Nneka Ogwumike spoke to the media via zoom on Saturday night following practice. Ogwumike clearly stated that her and her teammates are focused on leaving the “wubble” with a WNBA championship. “For me to walk away with anything, most importantly really just a championship, it’s going to be extremely well earned,” Ogwumike … Continue reading Nneka Ogwumike: Powerful Words To WNBA And Sen. Loeffler (VIDEO)

Change Has No OffSeason For L.A. Sparks (VIDEO)

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) On Wednesday morning the Los Angeles Sparks released a powerful two minute video “Change Has No OffSeason” narrated by Candace Parker, regarding their stance on inequality, racism, social injustice. The team has always remained on one accord when it comes to taking a stand against injustice of any kind, from the players, to coaches to upper management of the organization. “We’ve … Continue reading Change Has No OffSeason For L.A. Sparks (VIDEO)