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Lisa Leslie

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  • Charles Leads Way As Sun Rally Past Sparks

    Tina Charles had career highs of 26 points and a team-record 19 rebounds and the Connecticut Sun rallied from a 16-point deficit for a 78-75 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks before a crowd of 8,852 Friday for their first road win of the year. "We...
  • Jan. 11, 1999: Tennessee Ends UConn's 54-Game Home Streak

    For a week before and immediately after Sunday's UConn- Tennessee women's basketball game, those involved insisted that, in the sweeping scheme of things, it meant nothing. The real games, they said, are played in the NCAA Tournament come March. Could...
  • Jackson Named Conference Player of Week

    Jackson Named Conference Player of Week
    Alana Beard of the Washington Mystics and Lauren Jackson of the Seattle Storm were named the WNBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, June 15 through Sunday, June 21. Beard wins her fourth career...
  • Storm Falls Short in Sparks Match Up

    Storm Falls Short in Sparks Match Up
    Marie Ferdinand-Harris scored a season-high 15 points to lift the short-handed Sparks to an 82-55 victory against the Seattle Storm on Sunday night. Playing their third game without injured three-time league MVP Lisa Leslie, five players scored in double...
  • Swin Cash Named MVP at All-Star Game

    Swin Cash Named MVP at All-Star Game
    It was quite a weekend for Swin Cash. Cash enjoyed a reunion with her former college teammates, scored an All-Star game record 22 points, and captured the MVP award after she helped the Western Conference get back on the winning track in a 130-118...
  • Sparks Beat Storm in OT

    Sparks Beat Storm in OT
    Noelle Quinn scored eight of her career-high 23 points in overtime to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Seattle Storm 79-75 on Thursday night. Candace Parker added season highs of 18 points and 13 rebounds for the Sparks (7-11), and Lisa Leslie...
  • Jackson Gets Milestone, but Storm Lose

    Jackson Gets Milestone, but Storm Lose
    The Atlanta Dream have gone from expansion laughingstocks to playoff contenders in one season. Sancho Lyttle scored 20 points to lead Atlanta to a 88-79 win over the Seattle Storm on Saturday night and move the Dream into sole possession of second...
  • Sparks 77, Fever 63

    LOS ANGELES(AP) -- Candace Parker became the second woman to dunk in a WNBA game and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Indiana Fever 77-63 on Sunday night. Parker took a pass from Raffaella Masciadri, dribbled the length of the court and dunked with her...
  • Bird Struggles In Storm Playoff Loss

    Bird Struggles In Storm Playoff Loss
    Tina Thompson hit a key 3-pointer with 5:44 remaining and the Los Angeles Sparks went on to a 70-63 victory over the Seattle Storm in Game 1 of their Western Conference playoff series Wednesday night. Thompson led the third-seeded Sparks with 16 points....
  • Storm Rally, Stun Sparks in Game 2

    Storm Rally, Stun Sparks in Game 2
    Camille Little felt like everything was going in slow motion. She was fast enough to extend the Seattle Storm's season. Little stole an inbounds pass, took a return pass from Tanisha Wright, and converted a layup with 5 seconds left Friday night, helping...
  • Storm Eliminated from Playoffs

    Storm Eliminated from Playoffs
    Retirement will have to wait for another day for Lisa Leslie - or at least for another two games. Leslie had 13 points and eight rebounds, and Candace Parker scored 22 points and keyed a second-quarter run that led the Los Angeles Sparks over the Seattle...
  • Lauren Jackson Named First-Team All-WNBA

    Lauren Jackson Named First-Team All-WNBA
    Phoenix Mercury teammates Diana Taurasi and Cappie Pondexter headline the 2009 All-WNBA First Team, it was announced today by the WNBA. Taurasi led all vote-getters with 201 points while Pondexter, who garnered her first All-WNBA selection, received 151...