Posts by David Yapkowitz

Reshanda Gray: From South Central Los Angeles to the WNBA

July 18, 2020

Gray’s journey led her back to L.A.

Los Angeles Sparks put culture on display in first practice

July 13, 2020

Derek Fisher: each day “will be an adjustment”

Sparks assistant coach Fred Williams will not join the team in Florida

July 4, 2020

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Reshanda Gray; Te’a Cooper ready to play

July 2, 2020

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Sparks add two players to roster

June 28, 2020

Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver opted out on Friday.

Kristi Toliver; Chiney Ogwumike opt-out of 2020 season

June 27, 2020

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Tierra Ruffin-Pratt discusses systemic racism, police brutality

June 5, 2020

Los Angeles Sparks star speaks to The Next about her work on Black Lives Matter