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Parker and Sparks rise to playoff potential

September 8 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-It took a while to get there, but the Los Angeles Sparks have climbed the mountain of uncertainty that they may have had at the beginning of the season to now enjoying basketball elation after clinching a playoff berth on the road to a possible WNBA championship run. The […]

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Griner, Mercury Grind Down Sparks

LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles Sparks are close. They’re almost there. The Sparks haven’t hit their win groove yet where they’re racking off one victory after another. Hopefully that time will come soon enough for the team to pile up enough wins to try to get into the postseason. After going […]

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Storm able to rise, topple Sparks

LOS ANGELES-The 2015 WNBA home opener for the Los Angeles Sparks started off good. The ending wasn’t so good. With Magic Johnson and Kobe Bryant sitting courtside at Staples Center, the Sparks surged to a 21-point first quarter against the Seattle Storm. The Sparks and their crowd were pumped with […]

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Mercury Outshine Sparks

May 19 Jevone Moore 0

Los Angeles-There is a new Showtime era playing out at the Staples Center this summer, The Los Angeles Sparks (1-1) are now part of that rich tradition. The 2014 season is a reality thanks to Magic Johnson & financial partners. Their season home opener was a defeat at the hands […]

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What’s In an MVP? Try the Sparks’ Candace Parker

September 22 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Whenever Candace Parker takes the floor against an opponent she usually has the advantage of being the best player out there. Parker has played dominant ball all season, edging her to the top of the list among most valuable player candidates. There are a lot of talented ballplayers in […]

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Minus Parker Sparks Keep it Together

September 13 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles Sparks were in a groove during a stretch of the third quarter against the Minnesota Lynx when Candace Parker lost her cool and got herself ejected from the game. That scenario played itself out in favor for the Lynx, which then went on a run to […]

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Getting This WNBA Party Started

INGLEWOOD- The Los Angeles Sparks has lofty expectations this season. Winning a WNBA championship is about the only thing that matters to the team. Self-appointed individuals goals are fine as long they come within the realm of collecting a title. The run for the WNBA championship figures to be a […]

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Sparks Unplugged from Playoffs

September 7 Dennis J. Freeman 0

  You could hear a pin drop afterwards. The mood was somber and one of finality. The party crashed as the Los Angeles Sparks found themselves officially eliminated from playoff contention once and for all after a devastating defeat to the San Antonio Silver Stars at Staples Center. But this […]

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Sparks Looking for Playoff Push

August 10 Dennis J. Freeman 0

By Dennis J. Freeman The Los Angeles Sparks have not had the type of season they were expecting when training camp opened. Loaded with a deep roster of talented veterans and upstart young players, the Sparks were expecting to make a deep push in the postseason. Depending on how the […]

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Parker, LA Sparks Thinking WNBA Title Run

By Dennis J. Freeman Inglewood, CA-There are high expectations this season that Los Angeles Sparks assistant coach Joe Bryant has for the team. Adding depth in the low-post positions and bringing in an array of perimeter talent will make the Sparks top contenders for the WNBA title. A run to the championship, […]