LA Sparks WNBA coverage
For Nneka Ogwumike, part of joining the cast of "Space Jam: A New Legacy" was to challenge herself, but another goal was to make sure that every kid who watches the latest film in the series can see themselves on screen.
L.A. was right there with the defending champs until the reigning Finals MVP took over.
If given clearance by FIBA, the Sparks frontcourt duo could pair up with sister Erica in Tokyo.
Chelsea Gray had something special in the tank left in the fourth for her former team.
A shorthanded Sparks team was no match for the star power of the Aces.
The roster maneuvering comes after the league-wide guarantee date.
Four players scored in double digits with Te’a Cooper leading the way with 26
L.A. forced 30 turnovers but still lost 76-73.
Despite being down three key players, L.A. took home a W.
Her suspension leaves L.A. without an important on-ball defender against Skylar Diggins-Smith.
Erica Wheeler led L.A. down the stretch.
The team doesn’t have a ton of frontcourt depth without them.
Dallas beat Los Angeles 79-69 on Tuesday night.
L.A. beat the Chicago Sky 76-61 on Friday night.
Augustus’ willingness to put her teammates first helped lead to her decision to hang it up.
Not exactly the shining start to a new era the team was hoping for.
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.
The Sparks traded from a position of strength to acquire Gabby Williams, a former lottery pick who won’t join the team until 2022.
How the Sparks value youth over experience will be a key storyline in the preseason.
And now they have some difficult roster decisions on their hands.
As for the 10th pick? Questions remain.
And yet, they added an extra first-rounder.
That gives L.A. two first-rounders in Thursday’s draft.