Gray signed to training camp contract
LOS ANGELES (February 21, 2023) – The Los Angeles Sparks announced today the signing of forward Reshanda Gray to a training camp contract.
“We’re excited Reshanda has joined the Sparks,” said Sparks CAO & GM Karen Bryant. “Her WNBA experience, size and physicality will be valuable to us.”
Gray has played in 141 career games (16 starts) in six WNBA seasons with Minnesota, Atlanta, New York, Los Angeles, Seattle and Phoenix. She holds career averages of 3.8 points, 3.1 rebounds, 0.3 assists and 0.3 steals. During the 2022 WNBA season, she played in 11 games for Seattle, averaging 2.5 points and 2.2 rebounds and 16 games for Phoenix, averaging 2.0 points and 1.8 rebounds.
“Reshanda is a veteran, physical post player that competes hard,” said Head Coach Curt Miller. “She will bring great energy and effort to the court and a positive attitude into our locker room.”
The Los Angeles native attended the University of California, Berkley, playing two seasons alongside Sparks guard Layshia Clarendon. Gray was drafted 16th overall by the Minnesota Lynx in the 2015 WNBA Draft.
“From growing up in South Central, LA to rocking the purple and gold again, there’s no greater feeling,” said Gray. “I’m so blessed with the opportunity to play in front of an amazing fanbase and a city I love so much. I’m so happy to be back home! Let’s go!”
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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 26 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 Crypto.com Arena has a championship level entertainment experience while showcasing the best female athletes from around the world on the court. LA Sparks 2023 season tickets are available here for purchase.