Los Angeles and Tulsa get new head coaches
Sparks, Shock get new head coaches
For two WNBA teams, the losing had gone on long enough.
Penny Toler, general manager for the Los Angeles Sparks, announced the firing of head coach Jennifer Gillom on Sunday night, replacing her with Joe "Jellybean" Bryant, Kobe Bryant's father. Under Gillom's watch the Sparks had lost five straight games -- moving to 4-6 on the year and dropping to fifth in the Western Conference. In her two-year tenure as head coach, Gillom had a combined record of 17-27, though she was often forced ...
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