Sparks Roll Into All-Star Break

In their last game before the All-Star Break, the Los Angeles Sparks (11-8) beat the Atlanta Dream (5-15) 78-66. Coach Fisher’s squad trailed 49-46 entering the fourth quarter before exploding with an incredible 32-point quarter to earn the double-digit triumph. Perhaps more impressive was that the Sparks closed the game on a 15-1 run. Fisher [...]

By | 2019-07-24T17:35:58-08:00 July 24th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Sparks Clicking as All-Star Break Approaches

Derek Fisher’s Los Angeles Sparks improved their winning streak to three games on Thursday with a 69-64 win over the Dallas Wings. Defense stole the show for the Sparks as they held Dallas to just 22 second-half points. Los Angeles trailed by as many as 16 points in the first half before outscoring the Wings [...]

By | 2019-07-25T13:18:45-08:00 July 21st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Sparks Stay Hot with Pair of Tough Wins

The Los Angeles Sparks continued their hot streak with two recent victories. Under the direction of head coach Derek Fisher, the Sparks have opened up their offense in the past few weeks, and the free-flowing attack is clicking on all cylinders. Los Angeles dropped 90 points in a 90-84 victory over the Indiana Fever on [...]

By | 2019-07-15T05:03:45-08:00 July 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Gray, Ogwumike Lead Sparks to Third Straight Win

A few fantastic individual performances helped Derek Fisher’s Los Angeles Sparks squad extend its winning streak to three games with a 98-81 victory over the Washington Mystics on Sunday. The Sparks (7-6) moved above .500 for the first time since June 18 with the win. Nneka Ogwumike led the way with an impressive 31 points [...]

By | 2019-07-11T14:07:06-08:00 July 10th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Sparks Stack Back-to-Back Wins

Game 1 The Los Angeles Sparks (5-6) upped their intensity level in Thursday night’s 86-74 victory over the Las Vegas Aces. With Candace Parker looking more like her usual self, the Sparks outscored the Aces 49-35 in the second and third quarters to cruise to a 12-point victory. Parker scored 18 points and added nine [...]

By | 2019-07-08T13:18:28-08:00 July 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

“Fractured” Lakers Routed by Pacers

While rumors continue to swirl about who will and will not be a member of the Los Angeles Lakers after Thursday’s trade deadline, the Lakers still had a game to play on Tuesday before they get there. But in their trip to Indianapolis, LA showed an inability to ignore the buzz and focus on basketball. The [...]

By | 2019-02-06T10:58:25-08:00 February 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Talking Giannis and Kristaps on NBA TV

As he prepares for his first season as coach of the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks, Derek Fisher is also remaining active in his other role, as an NBA analyst and commentator. This week, that role took Derek to NBA TV's Atlanta studios, where he joined host Kristen Ledlow and fellow former point guard and NBA [...]

By | 2019-02-06T09:55:14-08:00 February 5th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Coach Fish Sits Down To Talk Sparks

Derek Fisher’s return to coaching professional basketball, in Los Angeles, is making headlines from coast to coast and Coach Fish is excited to get to work with his new squad. After being named the 12th Head Coach in Los Angeles Sparks franchise history on Wednesday, Derek sat down with Spectrum Sportsnet colleague Allie Clifton to [...]

By | 2018-12-06T12:21:53-08:00 December 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Lakers Make Winning Plays vs Spurs

The Los Angeles Lakers continued their winning ways on Wednesday, toppling the San Antonio Spurs at Staples to pick up their fourth consecutive victory LeBron James tallied 42 points, including 20 in the fourth quarter to lead LA to victory. Afterward, Derek Fisher broke down how LeBron and the Lakers overcame a rough showing in [...]

By | 2018-12-06T11:58:30-08:00 December 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Derek Named Head Coach of LA Sparks

Ever since he parted ways with the New York Knicks in early 2016, Derek Fisher has made no secret of his desire to coach basketball again at the highest level. In 2019, Derek will get the opportunity to do just that after being named on Wednesday as the next head coach of the Los Angeles [...]

By | 2018-12-06T11:34:56-08:00 December 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments