Candace Parker and LA Sparks Reach Second-Straight Finals

Published on September 19th, 2017

Candace Parker and the LA Sparks finished their sweep of the Phoenix Mercury Sunday and are headed to their second-consecutive WNBA Finals.

The former University of Tennessee star dominated with 21 points, 11 assists, seven rebounds and four blocks. She became just the fifth player in WNBA playoff history with 20 or more points and 10 or more rebounds in a game. Parker also led all scorers with 24 points in game 2.

Game 1 tips off Sunday at 12:30 PST. The Sparks will take on the Minnesota Lynx in a rematch of last season’s championship. Los Angeles won that series in five games, and Parker took home Finals MVP.

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