2010 Los Angeles Sparks season

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2010 Los Angeles Sparks season
Head Coach Jennifer Gillom
Arena Staples Center
Attendance 9,468 per game
Results
Record 13–21
(.382)
Place 4th (Western)
Playoff Finish Lost Conference Semifinals
Team Leaders
Points Thompson (16.6)
Rebounds Thompson (6.2)
Assists Penicheiro (6.9)
Media
Television FS-W, PRIME
NBATV, ESPN2
Los Angeles Sparks seasons
< 2009 2011 >

The 2010 WNBA season is the 14th season for the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association.

Transactions[edit]

Dispersal draft[edit]

Based on the Sparks' 2009 record, they would pick 8th in the Sacramento Monarchs dispersal draft. The Sparks waived their pick.

WNBA Draft[edit]

The following are the Sparks' selections in the 2010 WNBA Draft.

Transaction log[edit]

  • March 26, 2009: The Sparks signed-and-traded Temeka Johnson to the Phoenix Mercury for Phoenix's first-round pick in the 2010 draft.
  • May 5, 2009: The Sparks traded Rafaella Masciadri and a previously acquired first-round pick in the 2010 draft to the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for Noelle Quinn.
  • February 9: The Sparks signed free agent Ticha Penicheiro.
  • February 16: The Sparks signed LaToya Pringle.
  • April 29: The Sparks waived Angel Robinson.
  • May 7: The Sparks waived Vanessa Hayden.
  • May 11: The Sparks signed Lisa Willis and waived Karina Figueroa.
  • May 13: The Sparks traded a second-round pick in the 2011 Draft to the Chicago Sky in exchange for Kristi Toliver.
  • May 13: The Sparks waived LaToya Pringle, Lisa Willis and Rashidat Junaid.
  • May 14: The Sparks waived Shannon Bobbitt and Bianca Thomas.
  • June 1: The Sparks waived Tiffany Stansbury and signed Chanel Mokango.

Trades[edit]

Free agents[edit]

Roster[edit]

Los Angeles Sparks roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Height Weight From
SG 24 United States Ferdinand-Harris, Marie 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 153 lb (69 kg) LSU
SG 22 United States Lennox, Betty Injured 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 143 lb (65 kg) Louisiana Tech
SF 8 United States Milton-Jones, DeLisha 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Florida
F 15 Democratic Republic of the Congo Mokango, Chanel 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Mississippi State
F 3 United States Parker, Candace Injured 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Tennessee
PG 21 Portugal Penicheiro, Ticha 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 146 lb (66 kg) Old Dominion
PG 45 United States Quinn, Noelle 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) UCLA
G 10 United States Riley, Andrea 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) 136 lb (62 kg) Oklahoma State
G 7 United States Toliver, Kristi 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) 130 lb (59 kg) Maryland
F 32 United States Thompson, Tina 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 178 lb (81 kg) Southern California
F 14 United States Wisdom-Hylton, Lindsay 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 186 lb (84 kg) Purdue
Head coach
Assistant coaches
  • United States Steve Smith
Athletic trainer
Strength and conditioning coach
  • United States Bruce Deziel

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (IN) Inactive
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Depth[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench
C Tina Thompson Chanel Mokango / Candace Parker Cruz Roja.svg
PF Delisha Milton-Jones Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton
SF Noelle Quinn Betty Lennox Cruz Roja.svg
SG Marie Ferdinand-Harris Kristi Toliver
PG Ticha Penicheiro Andrea Riley

Season standings[edit]

Western Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
Seattle Storm x 28 6 .824 17–0 11–6 20–2
Phoenix Mercury x 15 19 .441 13.0 9–8 6–11 13–9
San Antonio Silver Stars x 14 20 .412 14.0 8–9 6–11 11–11
Los Angeles Sparks x 13 21 .382 15.0 8–9 5–12 10–12
Minnesota Lynx o 13 21 .382 15.0 7–10 6–11 8–14
Tulsa Shock o 6 28 .176 22.0 4–13 2–15 4–18

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

2010 Game Log: Preseason

Regular season[edit]

2010 Game Log: Regular Season
Watch all games live on WNBA LiveAccess

Postseason[edit]

2010 Game Log: Postseason

Statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game  RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game
 PPG  Points per game  FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage  TO  Turnovers per game  PF  Fouls per game Team leader

Regular season[edit]

Postseason[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Candace Parker was named WNBA Western Conference Player of the Week for the week of May 22, 2010.
  • Tina Thompson was named WNBA Western Conference Player of the Week for the week of August 7, 2010.
  • Tina Thompson was named WNBA Western Conference Player of the Week for the week of August 14, 2010.
  • Tina Thompson was named WNBA Western Conference Player of the Month for August.

References[edit]

External links[edit]