Stephanie Talbot Injury Update

LOS ANGELES (February 20, 2023) – The Los Angeles Sparks learned yesterday that forward Stephanie Talbot suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament while playing overseas for the Adelaide Lightning and will miss the 2023 WNBA season.

“We were informed yesterday that Steph suffered a torn ACL while playing overseas,” said Sparks CAO & GM Karen Bryant. “Her Sparks family sends her all of our love and support and we wish her a full and successful recovery.” 


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 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.