All posts by Megan Hines

Sparks veteran Alana Beard announces retirement

Alana Beard left her mark in a historic 15-year WNBA career. In her last season with the Sparks, Alana Beard was the bridge between her teammates and coaches while on the sidelines due to her hamstring injury. (Photo by Tony Rodriguez / Associated Press) After 15 seasons in the WNBA, Los Angeles Sparks guard/forward Alana ...

Chelsea Gray, Los Angeles Sparks empower military women veterans

It was an afternoon full of resources and information all about wellness and combating homelessness. Sparks All-Star Chelsea Gray (L) and Sparks Head Athletic Trainer Courtney Watson (R) spoke to military veterans and the community about health and wellness. (Photo by Megan Hines / The Suave Report) The three-time WNBA All-Star and Sparks point guard ...

Sparks season comes to a close at the hands of the Connecticut Sun

Los Angeles just could not consistently keep up with Connecticut throughout the semifinals. Sparks guard Chelsea Gray (left) battling for the ball with Sun guard Jasmine Thomas (right) in the first half of Game 3 at Walter Pyramid on Long Beach State's campus. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP Photo) Connecticut came into this semifinal series with a ...

WNBA Playoffs: Previewing Sparks vs. Sun semifinals series

The Sparks will be tested on the road in Connecticut but can hang their hats on what they have built this season. Los Angeles' defense was able to contain Connecticut's Jonquel Jones (middle) in the second half of their Aug. 25th game. (Photo by Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP) Los Angeles has been great ...

Sparks flame out the Seattle Storm, advance to semi-finals

Los Angeles Sparks guard Chelsea Gray led all scorers with 21 points in the Sparks rout of the Seattle Storm to move on to the semi-finals. (Photo by Maria Noble via Twitter) Los Angeles keeps their playoff hopes alive and will move on to play the Connecticut Sun.  Los Angeles sent the Seattle Storm back ...

WNBA Playoffs: Previewing the Sparks vs. Storm

As Los Angeles awaits the Seattle Storm, the Sparks will prepare for a win or go home second-round elimination game. With the Seattle Storm eliminating the Minnesota Lynx in an 84-74 finish during the first round, the Storm will travel to Los Angeles to face the Sparks on Sunday afternoon. The Sparks finished the season ...

Sparks, Metro unveiled their latest collaboration in Santa Monica

Some familiar faces have been seen throughout Los Angeles this season. It was an eventful weekend for the Los Angeles Sparks in their last week of the WNBA regular season. Ahead of the Sparks 77-68 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday afternoon, a pair of players saw their faces plastered on the side of ...