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Sparks Sign Veteran Forward/Center Sandrine Gruda

August 30, 2016 - LOS ANGELES - Sparks Executive Vice President and General Manager Penny Toler today announced the signing of Sandrine Gruda, returning the veteran forward/center to Los Angeles. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. "Sandrine adds another layer of experience and leadership to our deep roster," said Toler. "She was an integral part of our team in 2014 and we look forward to her being able to come in and have an impact through the final regular season push and into the playoffs." Gruda was originally acq... Full Story

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Nneka Ogwumike Named Western Conference Player of the Week

June 13, 2016 - Los Angeles - Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike was named the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played June 6 through June 12, it was announced today by the WNBA. Ogwumike earned the Player of the Week honor for the first time this season and the fifth time in her five-year career. She notched two double-doubles as Los Angeles won both of its games and improved to 9-0, equaling the best start in franchise history and the second best in WNBA history. The three-time All-Star paced all WNBA players in scoring (2... Full Story

Candace Parker Named WNBA Player of the Week

May 31, 2016 - Los Angeles - Sparks forward Candace Parker was named the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played May 23 through May 29, it was announced today by the WNBA. The player of the week honor is Parker's first this season, and 16th of her career. The two-time WNBA MVP led the Sparks to two road wins during the week, helping Los Angeles to a 5-0 start to share the top spot (with Minnesota Lynx) in the West. Through five games, Parker ranks fourth in the WNBA in scoring (20.8 ppg) and seventh in rebounding (7.8 ... Full Story

Los Angeles Sparks Select Talia Walton 29th Overall in the 2016 WNBA Draft

April 14, 2016 - LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Sparks selected Talia Walton from the University of Washington in the third round (29th overall) of the 2016 WNBA Draft, announced executive vice president and general manager Penny Toler. "Talia is another talented player who can stretch the defense with her three-point shooting," said Toler. "Her length and athleticism will be a great addition to our team." A 6-2 forward, Walton is Washington's all-time leader in blocked shots (177) and games played (134) and is the only player to rank i... Full Story


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