Discussion

League seeks new owners for Sparks

Updated: January 3, 2014, 3:22 PM ET
By Michelle Smith | espnW.com

Putting a team in Los Angeles was a landmark achievement for the WNBA back in 1997, so much so that the league played its inaugural game on the Sparks' home floor.

Losing Los Angeles 17 years later is almost unthinkable.

Shock waves rippled across the women's basketball universe on Thursday with the news that the WNBA is searching for a new owner for one of its core franchises after the Los Angeles Sparks' ownership group ceased operation of the franchise and laid off the ...

Read full story

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.


ALSO SEE

MORE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HEADLINES