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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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Los Angeles Sparks Select Whitney Knight 15th Overall in the 2016 WNBA Draft

April 14, 2016 - LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Sparks selected guard Whitney Knight with the 15th overall pick in the 2016 WNBA Draft, announced executive vice president and general manager Penny Toler. "Whitney is a very talented player who has the skillset to play multiple positions for us," said Toler. "She is another player that will improve our three-point shooting." A two-time Atlantic Sun Player of the Year (2015, 2016), Knight earned the honor in back-to-back seasons (junior/senior). In 130 career games played at Florida Gulf C... Full Story

Sparks Select Brianna Butler as 23rd Selection in 2016 WNBA Draft

April 14, 2016 - LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Sparks selected guard Brianna Butler with the 23rd overall pick in the 2016 WNBA Draft, announced executive vice president and general manager Penny Toler. "Brianna is a prolific three-point shooter with unlimited range," said Toler. "We are really looking forward to seeing what she can do at training camp." Butler, a 5-11 guard, is the NCAA single-season leader in three-pointers made (129). She is Syracuse's all-time leader in career three-point field goals made (438) and led all active p... Full Story

Sparks Acquire Chelsea Gray from Connecticut Sun

April 14, 2016 - LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Sparks have acquired guard Chelsea Gray, the 15th and 23rd picks in the 2016 WNBA Draft and the first round pick in the 2017 draft from the Connecticut Sun in exchange for the draft rights to guard Jonquel Jones and the 17th pick in the 2016 WNBA Draft, executive vice president and general manager Penny Toler announced today. "Gray is an experienced point guard and a natural born leader with exceptional passing skills, who can also knock down the three-point shot," said Toler. In 34 games ... Full Story


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