2012 Los Angeles Sparks season

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2012 Los Angeles Sparks season
Coach Carol Ross
Arena Staples Center
Attendance per game
Record 24–10 (.706)
Place 2nd (Western)
Playoff finish Lost in Conference Finals
Television KDOC, TWC101

The 2012 WNBA season is the 16th season for the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association.


WNBA Draft[edit]

The following are the Sparks' selections in the 2012 WNBA Draft.

Transaction log[edit]

  • February 1, 2011: The Sparks acquired a second-round pick from the Tulsa Shock as part of the Andrea Riley trade.
  • April 11, 2011: The Sparks acquired a second-round pick from the Chicago Sky as part of the Lindsay Widsom-Hylton trade.
  • February 1: The Sparks traded Noelle Quinn to the Washington Mystics in exchange for Marissa Coleman.
  • February 8: The Sparks signed Alana Beard.
  • February 23: The Sparks traded Natasha Lacy and LaToya Pringle to the Washington Mystics in exchange for Nicky Anosike.
  • February 23: The Sparks signed Sharnee Zoll.
  • March 9: The Sparks signed Ashley Shields.
  • April 9: The Sparks signed Darxia Morris.
  • April 23: The Sparks signed draft picks Khadijah Rushdan and April Sykes.
  • April 24: The Sparks signed Rashidat Junaid.
  • April 25: The Sparks re-signed Candace Parker to a multi-year contract.
  • April 26: The Sparks signed draft picks Nneka Ogwumike and Tyra White.
  • May 8: The Sparks waived Tyra White and Rashidat Junaid.
  • May 15: The Sparks waived Khadijah Rushdan, Ashley Shields, and Darxia Morris.
  • June 8: The Sparks signed Coco Miller and waived Sharnee Zoll.
  • July 2: The Sparks waived Coco Miller.
  • July 5: The Sparks signed Andrea Riley.


Personnel changes[edit]


Pos. Starter Bench
C Candace Parker Jantel Lavender
PF Nneka Ogwumike Ebony Hoffman
Nicky Anosike
SF Delisha Milton-Jones Marissa Coleman
SG Alana Beard April Sykes
Jenna O'Hea
PG Kristi Toliver

Season standings[edit]

Western Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
Minnesota Lynx z 27 7 .794 16–1 11–6 17–5
Los Angeles Sparks x 24 10 .706 3.0 16–1 8–9 15–7
San Antonio Silver Stars x 21 13 .618 6.0 12–5 9–8 14–8
Seattle Storm x 16 18 .471 11.0 10–7 6–11 11–11
Tulsa Shock o 9 25 .265 18.0 6–11 3–14 5–17
Phoenix Mercury o 7 27 .206 20.0 3–14 4–13 4–18



2012 Game Log: Preseason (May)

Regular season[edit]

2012 Game Log: Regular Season
All games are viewable on WNBA LiveAccess or ESPN3.com


2012 Game Log: Postseason


  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 League leader

Regular season[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]


External links[edit]