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Sparks To Stay In LA After Purchase By ‘Magic’-Led Investment Group

The Sparks will continue to fly in Los Angeles in 2014.

02/05/2014

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Source: Magic Johnson Group To Buy Part Of Los Angeles Sparks

A person familiar with the situation says Magic Johnson is part of a group buying the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA.

02/04/2014

Candace Parker #3 and Owner Paula Madison of the Los Angeles Sparks pose after Candace Parker was awarded the Western Conference Player of the Month award presented by Boost Mobile before a game against of the Indiana Fever during a game at Staples Center on June 24, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

LA Sparks CEO Says It’s ‘A Sad Time’ As Team Seeks New Ownership

Los Angeles Sparks CEO Paula Madison said it’s “a sad time” for her family after her company announced Thursday it was seeking a buyer for the professional women’s basketball team.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/03/2014

2013 WNBA Finals Atlanta Dream v Minnesota Lynx

LA Sparks Ownership Group Gives Up Franchise

The Los Angeles Sparks’ ownership group has given up control of the franchise.

01/02/2014

Maya Moore #23 of the Minnesota Lynx looks to pass the ball against Tiffany Hayes #15 of the Atlanta Dream during Game 1 of the 2013 WNBA Finals on October 6, 2013 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (credit: David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Moore Leads Lynx Past Dream 84-59 In Game 1 Of WNBA Finals

Maya Moore had 23 points, including three 3-pointers in the first quarter to propel Minnesota from the start, and the Lynx delivered a dominant 84-59 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on Sunday night.

10/06/2013

Brittney Griner #42 of the Phoenix Mercury celebrates after sinking the go-ahead jumper against the Los Angeles Sparks in Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinal of the 2013 WNBA playoffs at Staples Center on September 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Griner’s Late Shot Lifts Mercury Over Sparks 78-77

Brittney Griner’s performance had been up-and-down in her WNBA playoff debut. With veteran Diana Taurasi urging her on, the rookie calmly sank the winning basket.

09/23/2013

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Ogwumike, Toliver Lead Sparks Past Lynx

Nneka Ogwumike had 25 points and 11 rebounds, Kristi Toliver added 19 points, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 85-84 on Thursday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2013

Candace Parker #3 of the Los Angeles Sparks shows emotion during the game against the Seattle Storm on August 20, 2013 at Key Arena in Seattle, Washington.  (credit: Terrence Vaccaro/NBAE via Getty Images)

Parker’s Late Score In 2OT Lifts Sparks Over Shock

Candace Parker scored with 5.7 seconds remaining in the second overtime, lifting the Los Angeles Sparks to a hard-fought 90-88 comeback victory over the Tulsa Shock on Sunday.

08/25/2013

Allison Hightower # 23 of the Connecticut Sun fights for a loose ball against the Los Angeles Sparks during a game on August 6, 2013 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. (credit: Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Toliver, Ogwumike Lead Sparks Past Sun

Kristi Tolliver scored 19 points, including two key jumpers down the stretch, and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Los Angeles Sparks past the Connecticut Sun 74-72 on Tuesday night.

08/06/2013

Lindsay Harding #10 of the Los Angeles Sparks drives against Ivory Latta #12 of the Washington Mystics at the Verizon Center on August 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Harding’s Career High In Assists Lifts Sparks Over Mystics 75-57

Lindsey Harding had 11 points and a career-high 14 assists to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to a 75-57 victory over the Washington Mystics on Sunday.

08/04/2013

Marissa Coleman of the Sparks tries to keep Dewanna Bonner from getting to the basket. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mercury Snap Sparks’ 19-Game Home Winning Streak, 90-84

Diana Taurasi scored 32 points and DeWanna Bonner had 17 points and 11 rebounds as the Phoenix Mercury snapped the Los Angeles Sparks’ 19-game regular season home winning streak Thursday night, 90-84.

07/18/2013

Candace Parker ## of the Los Angeles Sparks lays up a shot against the Phoenix Mercury during the WNBA game at US Airways Center on July 14, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Parkers Leads Sparks Over Mercury 88-76 For Fifth Straight Win

Candace Parker had 21 points, eight rebounds and five assists to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to their fifth straight win, an 88-76 victory Sunday over the Phoenix Mercury.

07/14/2013

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WNBA Latino Celebration Night Returns To STAPLES Center

The WNBA Latino Celebration Night is back by popular demand this Saturday.

07/05/2013

Members of the Los Angeles Sparks have a conference during a game against the New York Liberty at Staples Center on July 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Toliver Ties Career High, Sparks Improve To 7-0 At Home With 97-89 Win Over New York

Toliver tied her career high with 29 points, going 12 of 17 from the floor, and Los Angeles led all the way in defeating the New York Liberty 97-89 on Thursday to improve to 7-0 at home.

07/04/2013

Marissa Coleman #25 of the Los Angeles Sparks grabs the rebound against Kia Vaughn #9 of the Washington Mystics at Staples Center on June 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (credit: Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

Harding, Parker Lead Sparks Over Mystics 79-69

Lindsey Harding scored 22 points and had seven assists, and Candace Parker added 20 points to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to a 79-69 win against the Washington Mystics on Sunday night.

06/23/2013

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