Sparks Announce 12-Woman Roster

Sparks Waive Beatrice Mompremier & Tynice Martin, Suspend Maria Vadeeva

LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Sparks announced a talented 12-woman roster today featuring MVP’s Candace Parker and Nneka Ogwumike as well as All-WNBA point guard and three-time All-Star Chelsea Gray. The Sparks welcome back two-time champion Kristi Toliver and add four-time champion Seimone Augustus to the team.

The Sparks also announced today that 2020 draftees Beatrice Mompremier and Tynice Martin have been waived, and center Maria Vadeeva has been moved to the suspended list. The team remains in close contact with Vadeeva who will rejoin the Sparks in 2021. Sparks 2020 second round pick Leonie Fiebich, from Germany, will also remain overseas.

The Sparks are in pursuit of their league-leading 20th playoff berth and fourth WNBA championship. 

2020 Roster

2         Riquna Williams     G       5-7 ft      165 lbs      28-May-90    7 yrs   MIAMI/USA

3         Candace Parker       F-C    6-4 ft      175 lbs      19-Apr-86     12 yrs TENNESSEE/USA

10       Tierra Ruffin-Pratt    G       5-11 ft     180 lbs      11-Apr-91     7 yrs   NORTH CAROLINA/USA

12       Chelsea Gray          G       5-11 ft     170 lbs      8-Oct-92       5 yrs   DUKE/USA

13       Chiney Ogwumike   F-C    6-4 ft      173 lbs      22-Mar-92    4 yrs   STANFORD/USA

15       Brittney Sykes        G       5-9 ft      154 lbs      7-Feb-94      3 yrs   SYRACUSE/USA

20       Kristi Toliver          G       5-7 ft      130 lbs      27-Jan-87     11 yrs MARYLAND/USA

21       Marie Gülich          C       6-5 ft      205 lbs      28-May-94    2 yrs   OREGON STATE/GERMANY

24       Sydney Wiese         G       6-0 ft      165 lbs      16-Jun-95     3 yrs   OREGON STATE/USA

30       Nneka Ogwumike    F       6-2 ft      174 lbs      2-Jul-90                 8 yrs   STANFORD/USA

31       Kristine Anigwe     C         6-4 ft      200 lbs      31-Mar-97    1 yrs   CALIFORNIA/USA

33      Seimone Augustus G-F       6-0 ft      174 lbs      30-Apr-84     14 yrs LOUISIANA STATE/USA

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Derek Fisher

Assistant Coach: Fred Williams

Assistant Coach: Latricia Trammell

Player Development Coach: Jamal “Dash” Lovell

Basketball Operations/Scout: Thomas Archie

Video Coordinator: Rachel Schrote

Director of Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer: Courtney Watson

Strength and Conditioning Coach: Kelly Dormandy