Sparks Exercise Chennedy Carter’s Fourth-Year Rookie Scale Option

 LOS ANGELES (May 11, 2022) – The Los Angeles Sparks exercised the fourth-year rookie scale option for Chennedy Carter, the team announced today. The Sparks acquired Carter during 2022 free agency in a trade with the Atlanta Dream. Through two games, Carter is averaging 12.0 points and 2.5 assists in 17.0 per minutes game, while shooting 52.9% from the field.

Carter was drafted No. 4 overall in the 2020 WNBA Draft by the Atlanta Dream. Her rookie season she averaged 17.4 points and 3.4 assists per game on 47.5% shooting from the field and 37.5% from the 3-point line. She earned WNBA All-Rookie Team honors. For her career, she’s averaging 15.8 points in 24.8 minutes per game.

The Sparks take on the Atlanta Dream tonight at 4 p.m. PT on Spectrum SportsNet.


Founded in 1996, the Los Angeles Sparks are one of three original franchises in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). The Sparks have won three WNBA Championships (2001, 2002, 2016), have qualified for the playoffs in 20 of their 25 seasons and remain the only active team in the league to win back-to-back titles. The Los Angeles Sparks are dedicated to ensuring each home game at Arena has a championship level entertainment experience while showcasing the best female athletes from around the world on the court. LA Sparks 2022 season tickets are available here for purchase.

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