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Alana Beard finds fresh start in L.A.

Originally Published: September 3, 2012
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW

The Los Angeles Sparks have experienced back-to-back defeats. Boo-hoo. Alana Beard, even more so than the average WNBA veteran, is not going to be fazed by such setbacks. When you've lost two seasons during the prime of your career, rebounding from losing two games doesn't seem like much of a challenge.

Beard has been in the WNBA for nine seasons but been healthy enough to play for just seven. She celebrated her 30th birthday in May. Sometimes in recent years, the thought ...

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