1999 Los Angeles Sparks season

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1999 Los Angeles Sparks season
Head Coach Orlando Woolridge
Arena Great Western Forum
Attendance 7,625 per game
Results
Record 20–12
(.625)
Place 2nd (Western)
Playoff Finish Lost Conference Finals (2-1) to Houston Comets
Los Angeles Sparks seasons
< 1998 2000 >

The 1999 WNBA season was the third for the Los Angeles Sparks. The Sparks qualified for the playoffs for the first time in franchise history, but they fell in the Conference Finals to eventual champion Houston Comets.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Nationality School/Club Team
1 4 DeLisha Milton (F)  United States Florida (from Portland Power, ABL)
2 16 Clarisse Machanguana (C)  Mozambique Old Dominion (from San Jose Lasers, ABL)
3 28 Ukari Figgs (G)  United States Purdue
4 40 La'Keshia Frett (F)  United States Georgia (from Philadelphia Rage, ABL)

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Conference W L PCT Conf. GB
Houston Comets x 26 6 .813 16–4
Los Angeles Sparks x 20 12 .625 12–8 6.0
Sacramento Monarchs x 19 13 .594 9–11 7.0
Phoenix Mercury o 15 17 .469 7–13 11.0
Minnesota Lynx o 15 17 .469 8–12 11.0
Utah Starzz o 15 17 .469 8–12 11.0

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
June 10 Sacramento 100-78 Win 1-0
June 12 @ Cleveland 75-59 Win 2-0
June 15 @ Orlando 86-88 Loss 2-1
June 18 @ New York 72-84 Loss 2-2
June 19 @ Charlotte 73-69 Win 3-2
June 22 @ Houston 76-84 Loss 3-3
June 24 Minnesota 73-86 Loss 3-4
June 26 @ Sacramento 76-73 Win 4-4
June 28 Utah 102-70 Win 5-4
July 1 @ Minnesota 81-77 Win 6-4
July 2 @ Detroit 91-81 Win 7-4
July 5 Cleveland 74-72 Win 8-4
July 7 @ Phoenix 67-61 Win 9-4
July 9 Sacramento 72-77 Loss 9-5
July 11 Phoenix 67-58 Win 10-5
July 17 @ Phoenix 76-84 Loss 10-6
July 18 Houston 78-65 Win 11-6
July 21 Phoenix 84-63 Win 12-6
July 24 New York 75-72 Win 13-6
July 27 Orlando 81-60 Win 14-6
July 30 Utah 87-77 Win 15-6
July 31 Washington 81-64 Win 16-6
August 5 @ Utah 75-81 Loss 16-7
August 6 @ Minnesota 77-59 Win 17-7
August 9 Detroit 59-84 Loss 17-8
August 10 @ Sacramento 80-82 Loss 17-9
August 12 @ Houston 61-83 Loss 17-10
August 14 @ Washington 53-55 Loss 17-11
August 16 Charlotte 76-65 Win 18-11
August 18 Minnesota 72-54 Win 19-11
August 20 Houston 68-64 Win 20-11
August 21 @ Utah 81-89 Loss 20-12

Playoffs[edit]

Game Date Opponent Score Result Record
Western Conference Semifinals
1 August 24 Sacramento 71-58 Win 1-0
Western Conference Finals
1 August 26 Houston 75-60 Win 2-0
2 August 29 @ Houston 55-83 Loss 2-1
3 August 30 @ Houston 62-72 Loss 2-2

Player stats[edit]

Player GP REB AST STL BLK PTS
Lisa Leslie 32 248 56 36 49 500
Mwadi Mabika 32 153 112 44 15 347
DeLisha Milton 32 176 50 47 17 318
Gordana Grubin 32 72 90 24 2 284
Tamecka Dixon 32 66 53 17 4 217
La'Keshia Frett 31 94 63 9 5 188
Allison Feaster 32 58 32 15 7 162
Penny Toler 30 43 66 13 0 143
Nina Bjedov 27 70 17 9 22 121
Ukari Figgs 22 35 33 15 0 95
Clarisse Machanguana 28 52 9 8 3 74

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