Candace Parker didn't think much about having her jersey retired when she played at Tennessee, saying she was more concerned about putting national championship banners in the Thompson-Boling Arena rafters.
Now she has both.
Parker, who led Tennessee to national titles in 2007 and 2008, had her No. 3 jersey retired Thursday night before the fifth-ranked Lady Vols' game...
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January 02, 2014
Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker has won the WNBA MVP, said a person familiar with the situation.
Parker will receive the award Thursday night in Los Angeles before the Sparks play the Phoenix Mercury in the opener of their Western Conference playoff series, the person said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no official announcement...
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September 19, 2013
Candace Parker scored 28 points, Nneka Ogwumike had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun 91-78 on Tuesday night.
Lindsey Harding added 18 points to help the Sparks (20-8) remain one game behind Minnesota for first place in the Western Conference. Parker also had seven assists.
Iziane Castro Marques scored 19 points and Tina Charles had...
Sometimes, emotions get the best of you, and that’s not exclusive to negative emotion, as the Los Angeles Sparks showed us Sunday night.
The Sparks, one of the best teams in the WNBA this season, got a big bucket from Nneka Ogwumike late in a game against the Connecticut Sun. After she scored the basket as she fouled, teammate Candace Parker came over to celebrate. And boy, did...
Candace Parker, one of the WNBA’s most recognizable names, really needs to work on her celebration game. After Nneka Ogwumike hit a big layup in overtime of the Los Angeles Sparks-Detroit Shock game last night, Parker celebrated by accidentally headbutting Ogwumike and splitting her teammate’s eye open. Ogwumike’s face was instantly covered in blood after the celebration gone...
BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS
First off, I didn’t even know the WNBA season was still going on and secondly, I hope Nneka Ogwumike is ok. Let’s set the scene, the LA Sparks hit a clutch shot in OT against the Detroit Shock. Candace Parker decides she wants to celebrate by headbutting her teammate. The good news is the Sparks won the game in double OT.
A bloody good play by Nneka Ogwumike, led to an even bloodier celebration.
The Los Angeles Sparks star hit a clutch shot in the final minute of the first overtime against the Detroit Shock and then teammate Candace Parker tackled her against the goalpost in celebration.
Just one problem: Parker's head caught Ogwumike's left eye and it opened up in a hurry. See the photographic...
Candace Parker has been in the WNBA since 2008 and has been one of the best players in the league yet somehow she has never been in the All-Star game. How in the world can that happen?
It's much easier than you would think. She missed out in 2009 because she was recovering from child birth still. In 2011 she was knocked out of the game due to a knee injury. This...
Candace Parker is her own worst critic and she knows it.
She's averaging a double-double in the Olympics and still wants to play better in the women's basketball tournament. That could be a problem for future opponents.
''As a kid my dad always taught me to do that,'' Parker said after the U.S. beat Angola 90-38 on Monday night. ''I think that you...
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LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Sparks have acquiredforwardcenter Nicky Anosike from the Washington Mystics in exchange for guardNatasha Lacy and forwardcenter LaToya Pringle, Sparks Vice President andGeneral Manager Penny Toler announced Thursday.
The 64 Anosike (ANN-oh-SICK-ee)is a four-year WNBA veteran with career averages of 9.6 points and 7.1rebounds, 2.1 steals and 1.0 blocks...