2011 Los Angeles Sparks season

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2011 Los Angeles Sparks season
Head Coach Jennifer Gillom (4-6)
Joe Bryant (11-13)
Arena Staples Center
Attendance 10,316 per game
Results
Record 15–19
(.441)
Place 5th (Western)
Playoff Finish Did not qualify
Team Leaders
Points Parker (18.5)
Rebounds Parker (8.6)
Assists Penicheiro (4.8)
Media
Television PRIME
ESPN2, NBATV
Los Angeles Sparks seasons
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The 2011 WNBA season is the 15th season for the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association.

Transactions[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

The following are the Sparks' selections in the 2011 WNBA Draft.

Transaction log[edit]

  • February 1: The Sparks traded Andrea Riley to the Tulsa Shock in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2012 Draft.
  • February 2: The Sparks signed Ebony Hoffman, LaToya Pringle and Natasha Lacy and re-signed Ticha Penicheiro and Noelle Quinn.
  • February 3: The Sparks signed Loree Moore.
  • February 8: The Sparks signed Courtney Paris and re-signed Chanel Mokango.
  • March 31: The Sparks signed Jenna O'Hea.
  • May 21: The Sparks waived Chanel Mokango.
  • May 25: The Sparks waived Loree Moore.
  • June 1: The Sparks traded Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton to the Chicago Sky in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2012 Draft.
  • June 2: The Sparks waived Courtney Paris.
  • July 11: The Sparks announced that Jennifer Gillom was relieved of her head coaching duties. Assistant coach Joe Bryant was named head coach.

Trades[edit]

Personnel changes[edit]

Roster[edit]

Los Angeles Sparks roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Height Weight DOB From Yrs
F 16 United States Hoffman, Ebony 6' 2" (1.88m) 215 lb (98kg) 08-27-1982 Southern California 7
G 1 United States Lacy, Natasha 5' 10" (1.78m) 165 lb (75kg) 07-08-1985 Texas-El Paso 1
C 42 United States Lavender, Jantel 6' 4" (1.93m) 185 lb (84kg) 11-12-1988 Ohio State R
F 8 United States Milton-Jones, DeLisha 6' 1" (1.85m) 185 lb (84kg) 09-11-1974 Florida 12
G/F 6 Australia O'Hea, Jenna 6' 1" (1.85m) 174 lb (79kg) 06-06-1987 Australia R
F 3 United States Parker, Candace 6' 4" (1.93m) 175 lb (79kg) 04-19-1986 Tennessee 3
G 21 Portugal Penicheiro, Ticha 5' 11" (1.8m) 146 lb (66kg) 09-18-1974 Old Dominion 13
F/C 30 United States Pringle, LaToya 6' 3" (1.91m) 170 lb (77kg) 09-11-1986 North Carolina 2
G 45 United States Quinn, Noelle 6' 0" (1.83m) 175 lb (79kg) 01-03-1985 UCLA 4
F 32 United States Thompson, Tina 6' 2" (1.88m) 178 lb (81kg) 02-10-1975 Southern California 14
G 20 United States Toliver, Kristi 5' 7" (1.7m) 130 lb (59kg) 01-27-1987 Maryland 2



East: ATLCHICONINDNYWAS | West: LAMINPHOSASEATUL
Head coach
United States Joe Bryant (La Salle)
Assistant coaches
Australia Sandy Brondello (Australia)
Athletic trainer
United States Courtney Watson (California)
Strength and conditioning coach
United States Bruce Deziel (Ohio)

Legend
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (IN) Inactive
  • Injured Injured

WNBA roster page
Transactions

Depth[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench
C Candace Parker Jantel Lavender
PF Tina Thompson Ebony Hoffman
LaToya Pringle
SF Delisha Milton-Jones Jenna O'Hea
SG Noelle Quinn Kristi Toliver
PG Ticha Penicheiro Natasha Lacy

Season standings[edit]

Western Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
Minnesota Lynx x 27 7 .794 14–3 13–4 18–4
Seattle Storm x 21 13 .618 6.0 15–2 6–11 15–7
Phoenix Mercury x 19 15 .559 8.0 11–6 8–9 11–11
San Antonio Silver Stars x 18 16 .529 9.0 9–8 9–8 11–11
Los Angeles Sparks o 15 19 .441 12.0 10–7 5–12 10–12
Tulsa Shock o 3 31 .088 24.0 2–15 1–16 1–21

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

2011 Game Log: Preseason

Regular season[edit]

2011 Game Log: Regular Season
All games are viewable on WNBA LiveAccess or ESPN3.com

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]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]