Playing without Candace Parker (knee strain), the Sparks could not stop a late Liberty rally in Wednesday's 66-64 loss. Nneka Ogwumike had 23 points, Jantel Lavender scored 16 and Kristi Toliver added 13 in Penny Toler's first game on the bench. Game Info | Box Score
The Sparks return to STAPLES Center following its All-Star break with a new head coach in Penny Toler and an eye on a post-All-Star push. Los Angeles hosts New York tonight in the first of three games this week. Another date with Phoenix follows Thursday before the Sparks travel north to face the Seattle Storm Saturday. Game Previews
The Los Angeles Sparks have relieved Carol Ross as head coach and named Sparks Executive Vice President and general manager Penny Toler as the team’s head coach for the remainder of the season. Press Release
Jantel Lavender led the way with 23 points but the Sparks couldn't catch the Mystics late, falling 79-75 at home Thursday. Candace Parker had 18 points, seven rebounds, six assists and five steals. Kristi Toliver scored 13 points. Game Info | Box Score
Behind Candace Parker's season-high 34 points, the Sparks topped the Fever 86-78 on the road Tuesday night. Kristi Toliver helped out with 22 points as Los Angeles beat Indiana for the sixth straight time. Game Info | Box Score
Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike was voted in by WNBA coaches as a Western Conference reserve for the 2014 Boost Mobile WNBA All-Star Game, making her second consecutive All-Star appearance in her three-year career. READ MORE
Congratulations to Candace Parker on being nominated for an ESPY in the category of Best WNBA Player! The 2014 ESPYS will be held on 7/16 at the Nokia Theater. Sparks fans can vote online at ESPN.com/ESPYS. Vote now and show the world what Sparks fans already know… Candace is the Best WNBA Player and deserves the 2014 ESPY.