Candace Parker Welcomes Baby Girl

(May 13, 2009)Candace Parker, the reigning WNBA Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year, gave birth to a baby girl today at 11:29 a.m. in Los Angeles. It is the first child for Parker and husband Shelden Williams of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The baby girl weighed in at 7 pounds, 6 ounces and 20 inches in length.

“Shelden and I are thrilled,” said Parker. “This is such a life-changing moment for us, we feel blessed to have a healthy and beautiful baby girl.”

The couple has chosen a name for the baby, but have decided not to disclose it at this time.

Parker plans to rejoin the Sparks once she has received clearance from her physician.

More »

Video

#LeanInTogether: NBA & WNBA Stars Are In–Are You?

See why LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Skylar Diggins, and Elena Delle Donne are leaning in for equality—and visit LeanInTogether.org to learn more. When men lean in for equality, everyone wins.

Douglas on Hosting All-Star

5-time WNBA All-Star Katie Douglas says it's an honor to host the 2015 All-Star and WNBA Draft at Mohegan Sun.

Elena Delle Donne and Tamika Catchings Support Lauren Hill

Last week, Lauren Hill of Mount St. Joseph University courageously took the floor for her first college game, refusing to let an inoperable brain tumor keep her from achieving her dream – and WNBA stars Elena Delle Donne and Tamika Catchings were on hand to lend their support.

All-Access: NBA All-Star Relay

To promote healthy living, the NBA teamed up with New York Road Runners for the first-ever marathon relay.

Hammon Makes Coaching Debut

Becky Hammon makes history as the first woman to be a full time NBA coach.