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)

Sparks Get Swept Out Of Playoffs (VIDEO)

by Chris Camello (@chris_camello) LONG BEACH, CA – The Los Angeles Sparks were hoping a return to L.A. would help shift this series back into their favor after getting beaten handily in the first two games in Connecticut by the Sun. However, Game 3 of this WNBA semifinal series was not played in the comfy confines of Staples Center due to the Emmy Awards taking … Continue reading Sparks Get Swept Out Of Playoffs (VIDEO)

Sparks Clear Storm Out of Playoffs (VIDEO)

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) LOS ANGELES – After a sluggish first quarter, the Sparks found their way in the second quarter and never looked back, thanks to a 21 point effort from Chelsea Grey for a 92-69 win over the Seattle Storm in a one-game elimination playoff. The Sparks played locked down defense in the third and fourth quarters that allowed them to blow out … Continue reading Sparks Clear Storm Out of Playoffs (VIDEO)

Sparks Are Ready For Strong Playoff Run (VIDEO)

by Chris Camello (@Chris_Camello)(photo credit: AP) LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Sparks wrapped up their regular season this past weekend with their 14th straight home win in a 77-68 victory over the Minnesota Lynx, clinching the third seed, a first round bye, and home court advantage in a single-elimination playoff game. While all of those things are well and good, the more important aspect … Continue reading Sparks Are Ready For Strong Playoff Run (VIDEO)

Sparks Can’t Get Right On Road

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) WASHINGTON D.C. — The Los Angeles Sparks got annihilated by the Washington Mystics 95-66 on Tuesday night. The Mystics made eleven 3-pointers and capitalized on 15 Sparks turnovers in the game. “[Washington] played faster, harder, more assertive than we did from start to almost finish,” Sparks head coach Derek Fisher said. “A few of our bench came in and tried to … Continue reading Sparks Can’t Get Right On Road

Sparks Depth Has Them Playoff Ready

by Chris Camello (@Chris_Camello) photo credit: FI360 News LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Sparks clinched a playoff berth with a 98-65 rout over the Indiana Fever, while also winning their 10th straight home game. More impressive than nearly scoring 100 points and continuing their dominance at Staples Center was the depth and balance that the Sparks displayed. Six players scored in double figures led … Continue reading Sparks Depth Has Them Playoff Ready

Parker and Grey Bail Out Sparks For Win (VIDEO)

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) LOS ANGELES — Tuesday night the Los Angeles Sparks watched a 30+ point lead dwindle to seven points late in the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Lynx. Los Angeles prevailed with a 81-71 win over the Lynx at Staples Center. The Sparks were bailed out by a crucial three pointer by Candace Parker and baskets by Chelsea Grey. Parker finished with … Continue reading Parker and Grey Bail Out Sparks For Win (VIDEO)

Nneka Ogwumike Makes Strong Case For MVP

By Chris Camello (@chris_camello) (photo credit: SB Nation) LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Sparks continue to march their way toward the post season winning 10 of their last 12 games and forward Nneka Ogwumike is a huge reason for that. Ogwumike’s stellar all-around play was recently recognized when she was named the WNBA’s Player of the Month for July. She averaged 21.6 points and … Continue reading Nneka Ogwumike Makes Strong Case For MVP

Candace Parker and L.A. Sparks Honor Pat Summitt (VIDEO)

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) LOS ANGELES — If you recall when WNBA superstar and F/C Candace Parker won her first championship, she emotionally said “this one is for Pat”. She referred to her former Tennessee Lady Vols head coach, the late great Pat Summitt. Summitt won eight national titles, 1,098 games and made 31 consecutive NCAA tournament appearances during her 38-year coaching career, died in … Continue reading Candace Parker and L.A. Sparks Honor Pat Summitt (VIDEO)

L.A. Sparks Grind Out Win Against Aces (VIDEO)

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) LOS ANGELES — Candace Parker’s return sparked Los Angeles’ bench late in the game to capture a 76-68 victory over the Las Vegas Aces, and snapped the Aces three game winning streak. Nneka Ogwumike finished with 19 points and 11 rebounds, Parker finished with 16 points and seven rebounds, along with Chelsea Grey who contributed with 16 points and 10 assist. … Continue reading L.A. Sparks Grind Out Win Against Aces (VIDEO)