2013 Los Angeles Sparks season

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2013 Los Angeles Sparks season
Coach Carol Ross
Arena Staples Center
Attendance per game
Results
Record 24–10 (.706)
Place 2nd (Western)
Playoff finish Lost in Conference Semifinals
Team Leaders
Media
Television TWC SportsNet and TWC Deportes
ESPN2, NBATV

The 2013 WNBA season is the 17th 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 2013 WNBA Draft.

Trades[edit]

Personnel changes[edit]

Roster[edit]

2013 Los Angeles Sparks roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Height Weight DOB From
F 13 Sweden Abdi, Farhiya 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 05-31-1992 Sweden
G/F 0 United States Beard, Alana 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 160 lb (73 kg) 05-14-1982 Duke
G/F 25 United States Coleman, Marissa 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 160 lb (73 kg) 01-04-1987 Maryland
G 10 United States Harding, Lindsey 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 135 lb (61 kg) 06-12-1984 Duke
F 16 United States Hoffman, Ebony 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 08-27-1982 Southern California
C 42 United States Lavender, Jantel 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 11-12-1988 Ohio State
G 1 United States Mathies, A'dia 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 03-18-1991 Kentucky
F 30 United States Ogwumike, Nneka 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 188 lb (85 kg) 07-02-1990 Stanford
G/F 6 Australia O'Hea, Jenna 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 174 lb (79 kg) 06-06-1987 Australia
F/C 3 United States Parker, Candace 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 04-19-1986 Tennessee
G 20 United States Toliver, Kristi 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) 130 lb (59 kg) 01-27-1987 Maryland
Head coach
United States Carol Ross (Mississippi)
Assistant coaches
Australia Sandy Brondello (Australia)
United States Bridget Pettis (Florida)
Athletic trainer
United States Courtney Watson (UC Berkeley)
Strength and conditioning coach
United States Bruce Deziel (Ohio)

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

Depth[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench
C Candace Parker Jantel Lavender
PF Nneka Ogwumike Ebony Hoffman
Farhiya Abdi
SF Alana Beard Marissa Coleman
SG Kristi Toliver Jenna O'Hea
PG Lindsey Harding A'dia Mathies

Season standings[edit]

# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB GP
1 z-Minnesota Lynx 26 8 .765 - 34
2 x-Los Angeles Sparks 24 10 .706 2 34
3 x-Phoenix Mercury 19 15 .559 7 34
4 x-Seattle Storm 17 17 .500 9 34
5 e-San Antonio Silver Stars 12 22 .353 14 34
6 e-Tulsa Shock 11 23 .324 15 34

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

2013 pre-season game log
Total: 0–2 (Home: 0–2; Road: 0–0)
2013 season schedule

Regular season[edit]

2013 game log
Total: 24–10 (Home: 15–2; Road: 9–8)
2013 season schedule

Playoffs[edit]

2013 playoff game log
Total: 1–2 (Home: 0–2; Road: 1–0)
2013 season schedule

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 League leader

Regular season[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Brittany Chambers was released by the Sparks before the start of the season.
  2. ^ Los Angeles's selection of Alina Iagupova was subsequently voided by the league due to her age, under Article XIII, section 1(d) of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kacēns, Jānis (17 April 2013). "Alina Iagupova's WNBA draft selection has been voided". LoveWomensBasketball.com. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 

External links[edit]