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Ogwumike’s First Double-Double Leads Sparks Past Sky, 79-70


Looks like the MVP is back. Nneka Ogwumike had 20 points and 11 rebounds for her first double-double of the season, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Chicago Sky ... Read More »

Fever Pulls Off 14-Point Comeback To Beat Sparks, 93-90


The Indiana Fever got hot at the right time and it proved enough to beat the defending champions. Marissa Coleman made five 3-pointers and scored 19 points, Candice Dupree added ... Read More »

Nneka Ogwumike’s Finals-Winning Buzzer Beater Lands In AP’s 2016 Top 10

WNBA: Los Angeles Sparks at Minnesota Lynx

It’s right where it should belong. Olympic glory. Kris Jenkins’ NCAA championship-clinching shot. LeBron’s block. And Nneka’s put-back. The Associated Press placed the epic conclusion to October’s WNBA Finals in ... Read More »

Ogwumike Sisters Elected For Top WNBA Union Posts


Add another one for the Ogwumike sisters. Nneka and Chiney are now part of the WNBA players’ union executive council. Nneka Ogwumike is the new president and her younger sister ... Read More »

Sparks Sail Past Sky, 99-84, To Pull Within A Game Of WNBA Finals


The Los Angeles Sparks pulled themselves to within a game of the WNBA Finals as they cruised past the Chicago Sky, 94-84, to gain a 2-0 series lead in the ... Read More »

Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike Named 2016 WNBA Most Valuable Player


Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike has been named the 2016 WNBA Most Valuable Player. The fifth-year forward earned her first MVP award and became the eighth different player in the ... Read More »

Jasmine Thomas, Nneka Ogwumike Named WNBA Players Of The Week


There’s always a first time for everything and for the Connecticut Sun’s Jasmine Thomas, that time is now. Thomas, along with Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike, were named WNBA ... Read More »

Sparks Coach Brian Agler Thinks Nneka Ogwumike Is WNBA’s MVP


It would be normal for a coach to have high praise for his own players, but in the case of Los Angeles Sparks’ Brian Agler, he couldn’t have been more ... Read More »

Tina Charles, Nneka Ogwumike Named WNBA Players Of The Month


The New York Liberty and the Los Angeles Sparks leads their respective conferences in standings and the biggest reason for each team is Tina Charles and Nneka Ogwumike. With that, the ... Read More »

WNBA Recap: Sparks Return To Winning Ways


The Los Angeles Sparks ended a two-game losing skid by blowing out the Washington Mystics, 95-75, Friday night. Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Candace Parker tallied 18 points ... Read More »