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Disruptive defense leads Sparks to their first win of the year

L.A. beat the Chicago Sky 76-61 on Friday night.

Seimone Augustus remained the most ‘unselfish superstar’ through her retirement

Augustus’ willingness to put her teammates first helped lead to her decision to hang it up.

Sparks dominated by Aces 97-69 in blowout loss

Five Aces players go for double figures in the blowout loss

Sparks start hot, but fade fast in 94-71 opening-night loss

Not exactly the shining start to a new era the team was hoping for.

Derek Fisher wasn’t afraid to make changes in executing his vision for the Sparks’ new chapter

The first-year GM prioritized athletic, versatile players to fill out the roster, and the Sparks were forced into some tough choices to make that happen.

Sparks look to the future by trading for Gabby Williams

The Sparks traded from a position of strength to acquire Gabby Williams, a former lottery pick who won’t join the team until 2022.

A star-studded rookie class aims to supplant the veterans at Sparks training camp

How the Sparks value youth over experience will be a key storyline in the preseason.

The Sparks got the steal of the draft in Arella Guirantes

And now they have some difficult roster decisions on their hands.

The Sparks validated their pre-draft trade with their selection of Jasmine Walker

As for the 10th pick? Questions remain.

The Sparks are facing a numbers crunch in tonight’s WNBA Draft

And yet, they added an extra first-rounder.

The Sparks have acquired the no. 7 pick in this year’s draft

That gives L.A. two first-rounders in Thursday’s draft.

The Sparks 2021 schedule, explained

The WNBA’s 25th season is about to start. Here’s everything you need to know about the Sparks’ schedule.

The new Sparks jerseys perfectly reflect Los Angeles

The WNBA released its 25th anniversary season jerseys on Thursday, and they are awesome.

The Sparks are officially Nneka Ogwumike’s team

With Chelsea Gray and Candace Parker gone, how can the Sparks build another contender around Nneka Ogwumike moving forward?

Why did Candace Parker and Chelsea Gray leave the Sparks?

The L.A. roster was gutted by a series of free agent moves on Thursday.

Candace Parker is reportedly leaving Los Angeles to play for the Chicago Sky

The two-time MVP has played all of her 13 seasons for the Sparks.

Chiney Ogwumike is producing a documentary on the 2020 WNBA season

The All-Star and analyst will work with ESPN on the doc.

The Sparks have cored Nneka Ogwumike

This essentially prevents Ogwumike from being an unrestricted free agent.

Q and A: Derek Fisher on being the son of a veteran, the relationship between the Lakers and Sparks and more

Sparks coach and former Lakers guard Derek Fisher spoke with Silver Screen & Roll about being the son of a veteran and how service played a role in the WNBA season.

2020 Sparks Exit Interviews: Marie Gülich

The Sparks let go of a promising 2020 draft pick to keep Marie Gülich on their roster. That decision didn’t age well.

2020 Sparks Exit Interviews: Reshanda Gray

Gray’s per-minute stats popped in 2020, but she was the least-used player on the Sparks roster.

2020 Sparks Exit Interviews: Chelsea Gray

The Wubble was a bit of a step backwards for the All-Star.

2020 Sparks Exit Interviews: Te’a Cooper

The last-minute addition to the Sparks roster had a strong rookie year.

2020 Sparks Exit Interviews: Seimone Augustus

The veteran scorer was still money with the Sparks, even if in a limited role.

2020 Sparks Exit Interviews: Kristine Anigwe

The first-year Spark has made a case to be part of the frontcourt rotation.

Candace Parker is the WNBA Defensive Player of the Year

This is the first such honor of Parker’s highly-decorated-career

Sparks wilt against Sun again in season-ending 73-59 loss

The surprise absence of Nneka Ogwumike proved too much for L.A. to overcome.

Sparks seek revenge in playoff rematch with Sun

A year after getting swept, L.A. will look to send Connecticut home early.

Candace Parker wins AP Defensive Player of the Year

The Sparks star was also named to the AP’s first team All-WNBA.

Sparks end regular season on low note, fall to Aces 84-70

The loss leaves the Sparks in the no. 3 seed for the second straight season.

Sparks double bye dreams take a hit in 80-72 loss to Mystics

Washington beat L.A. in a very close game.

Sparks get off to fast start, coast to 96-70 win

The Liberty had no answers for the Sparks frontcourt.