Karlie Samuelson

Five Los Angeles Sparks players wrap their arms around each other's waists as they huddle.

Fatigue may be a factor as Los Angeles Sparks continue push for playoffs

By David Yapkowitz / September 3, 2023

‘The games are going to keep coming’

Los Angeles Sparks big Nneka Ogwumike looks out at the court from the baseline behind the basket, as a ref stands next to her

WNBA stars reflect on the dissolution of the Pac-12 

By Cameron Ruby / August 31, 2023

‘I played with and against these women my whole life’

Los Angeles Sparks forming physical, tough identity amid playoff push

By David Yapkowitz / August 17, 2023

Multiple injuries have forced the Sparks to adopt a tough, gritty identity

Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles Sparks

Nneka Ogwumike is the steadying influence the Sparks need

By David Yapkowitz / July 19, 2023

With the Sparks being tested with adversity, they’ve leaned on their leader

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Nneka Ogwumike, Jordin Canada and Los Angles Sparks’ silver linings so far 

By The Next / July 18, 2023

Howard, Karen and head coach Curt Miller talk all things Sparks’ — second half of the season, Jordin, Karlie and more

Five Los Angeles Sparks players wrap their arms around each other's waists as they huddle.

Los Angeles Sparks search for right combinations amid key absences

By David Yapkowitz / July 8, 2023

Sparks are trying to hang in there until they get healthy — but they may be down another player on Sunday

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Karlie Samuelson never stopped believing in her WNBA dreams

By The Next / June 22, 2023

Howard and Karlie Samuelson discuss her wild path to the 2023 Sparks roster

Washington Mystics center Shakira Austin holds the ball above her head as she shoots a jumper, while Connecticut Sun center Olivia Nelson-Ododa reaches toward her with an outstretch arm to try to contest the shot

Sunday Notes, Week 1: Sun and Sparks are fun, Aces show cracks, Austin and Delle Donne dominate

By Em Adler / May 28, 2023

Our weekly look around the WNBA also checks on Chicago, Dallas and Seattle

Karlie Samuelson, Los Angeles Sparks

Karlie Samuelson just wants an opportunity

By David Yapkowitz / May 23, 2023

The veteran sharpshooter is confident she belongs in the WNBA

Screenshot of WNBL writer Hayley Wildes from the podcast recording with a text overlay that reads "WNBL Finals are here."

Locked on Women’s Basketball: The WNBL Finals have arrived

By The Next / March 17, 2023

WNBL writer Hayley Wildes joined Isabel Rodrigues to help preview the league finals between Townsville and Southside