Nneka Ogwumike

Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles Sparks

Nneka Ogwumike is the steadying influence the Sparks need

By David Mendez-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 Angeles Sparks’ silver linings so far 

By The Next / July 18, 2023

Howard, general manager Karen Bryant and head coach Curt Miller talk all things Sparks

Phoenix forward Michaela Onyenwere of the Phoenix Mercury brings the ball up the court in Mercury white jerseys.

Are the 2023 Phoenix Mercury finally turning a corner?

By Jesse Morrison / July 10, 2023

Head coach Nikki Blue: ‘I think we’re trending in the right direction’

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

Sparks’ ‘big’ lineup may be key moving forward

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / June 28, 2023

‘It’s going to be a part of our identity’

WNBA announces starters for the 2023 All-Star Game in Las Vegas

By Aya Abdeen / June 25, 2023

Stewart and Wilson named team captains for this year’s WNBA All-Star game

Dearica Hamby

Dearica Hamby working her way back

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / June 21, 2023

The veteran forward is slowly getting back to her former level and finding her role in a new system

Locked on Women’s Basketball: On rebuilding, fandom, the Minnesota Lynx and the Seattle Storm 

By The Next / June 21, 2023

Alex and Em talk about teams rebuilding, fandom and teams expectations

Karlie Samuelson, Los Angeles Sparks

Karlie Samuelson just wants an opportunity

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / May 23, 2023

The veteran sharpshooter is confident she belongs in the WNBA

New York Liberty big wing Breanna Stewart dribbles downhill while Las Vegas Aces center A'ja Wilson defends her from the side, in a matchup of WNBA preseason favorites.

The Next’s 2023 WNBA preseason awards and predictions

By Em Adler / May 18, 2023

MVP, ROY, and a ton of fun off-the-wall questions asked and answered

Los Angeles Sparks guards Jordin Canada (21) and Lexie Brown (4) stand next to each other during a game against the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., on May 14, 2022. (Photo credit: Chris Poss)

2023 WNBA season preview: Los Angeles Sparks

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / May 17, 2023

Coach Curt Miller looks to right the ship in return to the Sparks sideline