Candace Parker

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Candace Parker said : “The WNBA is 25 years young and with that comes growing pains and people forget that the NBA was on tape delay in the early ’90s and ’80s,” “Nobody today would be able to believe that. But at the same time, it’s about constant growth, it’s about pushing forward, and I think it’s taking steps, and we’re doing that as a whole on the web and now with the Chicago Sky, always been pushing forward. It’s always been fun to come back and play in Chicago, and I think Chicago was ready and has always embraced women’s basketball” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 27, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker wrote : "Dear @vanessabryant I'm sorry YOU and your GIRLS have to continually deal with S--- like this," External link

nbcnews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:25:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker wrote : "Dear @vanessabryant I'm sorry YOU and your GIRLS have to continually deal with S--- like this," External link

nbcnews Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:20:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Candace Parker ) : “Unfortunately, it just couldn’t work out where we both could play together. It’s really heartbreaking because, man, Candace Parker, that was a player that I always looked up to even in college. So it would’ve been quite an amazing experience just for my career and my life. And obviously, just leaving my team, leaving my teammates, it was really hard,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It just was the lack of funds, that’s what it ultimately came to, them not being able to offer me the max where there were multiple other teams willing to,” “So I just couldn’t do that to myself. I already took a pay cut the previous season just as far as a free agent, I was offered a higher amount and I took less amount . . . and I’m not throwing that in there to make any point, it’s just the simple fact that I can’t do that to myself again especially now that this is my prime” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I’m excited to continue to grow in this league and become the All-Star that I know that I can be,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I can assure you that if I didn’t feel as though I can make it to Chicago with enough in the tank, I wouldn’t play,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 6, 2021 6:43:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Our sights are set on a championship, but with that being said, we understand that there’s the day-to-day, we understand we have to get to work, we understand we have a lot to do before that can happen,” “But yes, I would be lying to you if I didn’t, you know, have that definitely in my mind” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 6, 2021 6:43:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It just felt like the right decision coming home to Chicago and playing in front of the fans, the city, the people that I grew up in front of,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I was brought up as, you finish what you start,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I have texts, like, ‘I’m getting season tickets ... I’m coming to see you play like in high school,’” “Those types of reactions that made me really validate my choice in my decision and I’m really excited to come back” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I'm so excited to be home and I say that from the bottom of my heart,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:55:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “This orange ball has taken me all around the world,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:55:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It just felt like the right decision coming home to Chicago and playing in front of the fans, the city, the people that I grew up in front of,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:55:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “The mayor saw me play when I was 17, 18 years old,” “That's Chicago. I've taken that with me. I've taken that legacy with me across the world, to L.A. And now, I'm coming back with all those different experiences and values, everything that I've learned in my process. I hope it shows not just in the way that we carry ourselves on the court, but off. This community means so much to me” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:55:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "I'm so excited to be home and I say that from the bottom of my heart," External link

foxnews Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "This orange ball has taken me all around the world," External link

foxnews Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "It just felt like the right decision coming home to Chicago and playing in front of the fans, the city, the people that I grew up in front of," External link

foxnews Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "The mayor saw me play when I was 17, 18 years old," "That's Chicago. I've taken that with me. I've taken that legacy with me across the world, to L.A. And now, I'm coming back with all those different experiences and values, everything that I've learned in my process. I hope it shows not just in the way that we carry ourselves on the court, but off. This community means so much to me" External link

foxnews Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I'm so excited to be home and I say that from the bottom of my heart,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “This orange ball has taken me all around the world,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It just felt like the right decision coming home to Chicago and playing in front of the fans, the city, the people that I grew up in front of,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “The mayor saw me play when I was 17, 18 years old,” “That's Chicago. I've taken that with me. I've taken that legacy with me across the world, to L.A. And now, I'm coming back with all those different experiences and values, everything that I've learned in my process. I hope it shows not just in the way that we carry ourselves on the court, but off. This community means so much to me” External link

click2houston Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I’m so excited to be home and I say that from the bottom of my heart,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, February 2, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I left Naperville at 18 years old and now I’m returning at 35,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, February 2, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Chicago is where my family raised me; where I first learned the game of basketball; and where I first fell in love with this orange ball,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, February 2, 2021 1:09:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think this year, especially, there was nothing else other than to play basketball in the bubble,” “So I think it narrows our focus as a team, but also individually of how much film you watch, and how much time you’re in the weight room, and I think it’s definitely something I want to carry over to next year – understanding that you do control your focus and your distractions and how much time and energy you put into something” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I feel like the season’s just beginning,” External link

nytimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think overall we got better, especially with the situation — everyone was in the same bubble, playing games every other night,” “My only wish is to be healthy going into the postseason, and that’s the case” External link

nytimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Pat was so influential in my life,” External link

nytimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think sometimes I’m a little bit overwhelmed with finding time to do stuff with work and television and being a mom, but I don’t take for granted I get to do what I love every day,” External link

nytimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I was walking in the lobby of the hotel yesterday and I saw a ref swimming laps in the pool,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Lisa Leslie ) : “That was a l-o-o-ong time ago that I was getting advice from Lisa Leslie,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “When I made my decision to come to IMG this season, my focus was on working hard everyday to help put our team in a position to win a championship. For us, that starts with defending at a high level and closing defensive possessions with a rebound,” “Overall, our team has been able to do that and I’m honored to be recognized for my role on that end of the floor. The award is a testament to my teammates executing on defense and our entire coaching staff” External link

live5news Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “When I made my decision to come to IMG this season, my focus was on working hard everyday to help put our team in a position to win a championship. For us, that starts with defending at a high level and closing defensive possessions with a rebound,” “Overall, our team has been able to do that and I'm honored to be recognized for my role on that end of the floor. The award is a testament to my teammates executing on defense and our entire coaching staff” External link

foxnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “When I made my decision to come to IMG this season, my focus was on working hard everyday to help put our team in a position to win a championship. For us, that starts with defending at a high level and closing defensive possessions with a rebound,” “Overall, our team has been able to do that and I’m honored to be recognized for my role on that end of the floor. The award is a testament to my teammates executing on defense and our entire coaching staff” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “When I made my decision to come to IMG this season, my focus was on working hard everyday to help put our team in a position to win a championship. For us, that starts with defending at a high level and closing defensive possessions with a rebound,” “Overall, our team has been able to do that and I'm honored to be recognized for my role on that end of the floor. The award is a testament to my teammates executing on defense and our entire coaching staff” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “When I made my decision to come to IMG this season, my focus was on working hard everyday to help put our team in a position to win a championship. For us, that starts with defending at a high level and closing defensive possessions with a rebound,” “Overall, our team has been able to do that and I’m honored to be recognized for my role on that end of the floor. The award is a testament to my teammates executing on defense and our entire coaching staff” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “When I made my decision to come to IMG this season, my focus was on working hard everyday to help put our team in a position to win a championship. For us, that starts with defending at a high level and closing defensive possessions with a rebound,” “Overall, our team has been able to do that and I'm honored to be recognized for my role on that end of the floor. The award is a testament to my teammates executing on defense and our entire coaching staff” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We don’t know who we’re going to play so all we can do is focus on ourselves and try to get better,” “I think it’ll help because we’re not playing 40 minutes of grueling basketball so we’ll be able to get some rest and focus on ourselves” External link

dailynews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think that might be above the two [MVPs] I got at home, honestly. Better late than never, I guess,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 22, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think that might be above the two [MVPs] I got at home, honestly. Better late than never, I guess,” External link

dailynews Saturday, August 22, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I mean, where was our defense when they were doing that? Our second half was questionable,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker asked : “I think the better question is what decides, or what flip are we switching to turn it off?” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I mean, where was our defense when they were doing that? Our second half was questionable,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker asked : “I think the better question is what decides, or what flip are we switching to turn it off?” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Our team really thrives when we push the ball in transition and I think it was just trying to attack the paint and getting in the paint early and making the smart decision, whether I was finishing or whether I was kicking out for open 3-point shooters,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Derek Fisher ) : “It’s one of those things where you try to hunt for something and you go back in and something unfortunate happens, so I have to respect Coach Fisher and his choice,” “Honestly, I don’t think one assist is going to change anything” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 10, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “This has happened a couple times, so at some point we gotta get this together,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 7, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “So far we’ve gone one, and then we’ve lost focus and lost, and then won and lost and won,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 7, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It’s funny because I think sometimes as an analyst, it has helped me as a basketball player, because it’s like, ‘What would the halftime show say?’” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “And not just voting and not knowing what you’re voting for,” “This day and age, information is out there, and you’re able to go seek it and it’s our job to use our platform to help people understand how important it is” External link

dailynews Sunday, July 26, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It took me a minute, after last year, how it ended,” External link

dailynews Saturday, July 25, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I mean, technically, it’s an away game tomorrow and we’re going to get on a bus for 15 minutes from where we are here,” External link

dailynews Saturday, July 25, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker says : “You step outside and the humidity does something to you, like to your soul,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, July 21, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Angeles Sparks ) : “She had her bags packed before I did,” “It’s always been that way where I’m better when she’s here. I don’t think the Sparks would want me without her” External link

nytimes Sunday, July 19, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Last year, in the offseason, I trained, but I didn’t train as diligently as I did this offseason,” External link

dailynews Saturday, July 18, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Angeles Sparks ) : “She had her bags packed before I did,” “It’s always been that way where I’m better when she’s here. I don’t think the Sparks would want me without her” External link

sltrib Saturday, July 18, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “A lot of people look at the negatives of the bubble,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Basketball has been something that I’ve always leaned on my entire career, my entire life, really, when things aren’t going well, I look to that for joy,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker says : “But just as hard as we push our bodies and minds on the court, we must push just as hard for change in society,” External link

wate Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “For a league that’s 80% women of color with zero African American coaches, I don’t know if it’s a coincidence,” “I think we’re a league that does get out in the community and talks about social justice reform and speaks about and posts during Pride Month and Green Week. At the end of the day, we need to back it up with actions” External link

wate Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker says : “But just as hard as we push our bodies and minds on the court, we must push just as hard for change in society,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker says : “But just as hard as we push our bodies and minds on the court, we must push just as hard for change in society,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker says : “But just as hard as we push our bodies and minds on the court, we must push just as hard for change in society,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “This is a league that is 80 percent African-American women. Talk about social economic background; gender; Black; talk about sexual orientation. There’s no place in this league” External link

dailynews Thursday, July 9, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "I think we've had a number of people that have stepped forward and listened, and have taken initiative and taken action, and we've had those that haven't and continue to make comments and show why we're still in this situation," External link

nbcnews Wednesday, July 8, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "We're speaking from a platform of understanding as well as being representative of what everybody is trying to achieve," External link

wsau Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "The Houston Comets were really - other than the (1996) Atlanta Olympics - my first experience with following a women’s sports team," External link

wsau Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "I haven't really touched the ball but at this point it's kind of more so taking care of my body and making sure I'm right," External link

wsau Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "You win a championship once and there's a lot of 'coulda, woulda, shouldas' - you know this could have gone this way and you might not be a champion. But if you do it twice," External link

wsau Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Civil Rights Movement ) : “I’m a big reader and I’m huge into history, the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, and World War II, in the 1940s,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We first heard about this shortly after everything happened at the end of May and in early June, and I think our major thing was just an action point,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Holding our government accountable, and local government especially, and having everybody be registered and having an opportunity,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Civil Rights Movement ) : “I’m a big reader and I’m huge into history, the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, and World War II, in the 1940s,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We first heard about this shortly after everything happened at the end of May and in early June, and I think our major thing was just an action point,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Holding our government accountable, and local government especially, and having everybody be registered and having an opportunity,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It’s so important for us to acknowledge the mental aspect that goes into this in terms of being on a team and having that aspect of socializing,” External link

forbes Friday, May 15, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We understand that this is going to be a difficult time, but we have to use the resources we have to try to stay connected,” “Those are the conversations to let people know that they’re not alone” External link

forbes Friday, May 15, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I like to deal with things when I know they’re going to happen,” “If I think about that, it’s going to change the way that I train, so for me, I’ll deal with it if and when it happens. I’d rather be prepared than have to get prepared” External link

forbes Friday, May 15, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Cappie was like the be-all, end-all during that time. She was women’s basketball,” “In the game I check in and tried to introduce myself and she’s like, ‘I know who you are.’ And that was the moment where I was like, ‘Oh, OK.’ Like, one of the greatest players knew my name” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Cappie was like the be-all, end-all during that time. She was women’s basketball,” “In the game I check in and tried to introduce myself and she’s like, ‘I know who you are.’ And that was the moment where I was like, ‘Oh, OK.’ Like, one of the greatest players knew my name” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker told : "I ain't throwing anyone under the bus, but check the score card," External link

upi Monday, February 17, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Being in the WNBA, you learn to accept and expect what’s going to happen at the end of the year,” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 22, 2019 3:58:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I don’t think I’m one of those people that’s going to panic about it,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I like it when we’re the top two seeds,” “But you play an entire season, you know? It is what it is, you deal with it, everybody starts out the same, has the same opportunity, we didn’t get it (earning one of the top two seeds) done, so, we’re in that situation” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 14, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It is great to be back,” “It was a great process going through negotiations” External link

seattletimes Monday, September 9, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Candace Parker ) : "You see the LA Sparks and you see Candace Parker in the game and it's just as important for girls and boys to see women as role models," External link

watoday Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Candace Parker ) : "You see the LA Sparks and you see Candace Parker in the game and it's just as important for girls and boys to see women as role models," External link

theage Thursday, August 29, 2019 7:55:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It’s exciting, but obviously we haven’t accomplished our main goal,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 23, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We’re focused on today and today only,” “We have to stay locked into the present” External link

suntimes Saturday, August 17, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We’ve got to start better. I think us starters have to figure out,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 15, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We’ve got to start better. I think us starters have to figure out,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 15, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “A video game is a huge step, that means you’re legit,” “When you’re a kid, you picture having a sneaker and (being) in a video game” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 9, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Thank you guys all for coming out to Pat Summitt Night!” External link

dailynews Friday, August 9, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “This is something that has kind of been in my mind for the last three years, honoring Coach Summitt’s legacy,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 8, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We’re gonna have a great time,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 8, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker explained : “I had a different mindset this offseason, trying not to drop below my playing weight during the season,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:51:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker added : “It was tough for the 14 days that I did it, but it was worth it,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:51:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Honestly, it was hard for me to be out,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:51:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “But I was happy my team held it down,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:51:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker explained : “I had a different mindset this offseason, trying not to drop below my playing weight during the season,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker added : “It was tough for the 14 days that I did it, but it was worth it,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Honestly, it was hard for me to be out,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “But I was happy my team held it down,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Never take the game of basketball for granted,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 2, 2019 10:13:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Never take the game of basketball for granted,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 2, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We have great 1-on-1 players, [so] teams to have to rotate,” “When you move the ball, it just makes the job a lot easier” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, July 1, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We did a good job of playing 1-on-1 defense but when we did get beat, we were already there to help,” “And we were there to help the helper” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, July 1, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “The ability to stay low has been hard for me,” “Just getting my legs back. Those first two games my legs were heavy after a down-and-back. Every game, every practice it’s feeling better” External link

dailynews Friday, June 28, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “As my legs come back, I’m going to have the ability to take more of those shots and make them,” “Take them with confidence. My teammates have told me to stay with it. I just stuck with it” External link

dailynews Friday, June 28, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I would be lying to you if I said we weren’t disappointed, obviously we wanted to win tonight,” “But at the end of the day, you understand (that) I don’t know if we’ll be talking about this in a couple weeks. The season goes quick and we gotta continue to get better. It sucks the way you feel about losing, but I understand we didn’t lose the championship today” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 19, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “The players are paid to go out there and do it,” External link

longbeachstar Thursday, May 23, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “The players are paid to go out there and do it,” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:28:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think it’s us figuring it out,” “I don’t know whether we’re going to play all together, whether we’re not. That’s why you play the game of basketball. If it was just what was written on paper, we’d have a million championships, so … I think it’s figuring out the kinks and going from there” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 12, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I like playing devil’s advocate,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 12, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think it’s us figuring it out,” “I don’t know whether we’re going to play all together, whether we’re not. That’s why you play the game of basketball. If it was just what was written on paper, we’d have a million championships, so … I think it’s figuring out the kinks and going from there” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 12, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I like playing devil’s advocate,” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 12, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I’ve known D-Fish for a while,” “He’s very competitive and extremely knowledgeable about the game of basketball. Just seeing him on television and his breakdowns, the way he sees the game of basketball, just for me being able to come together” External link

dailynews Friday, May 10, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “He knows what it’s like to be a player and to start training camp, how the body feels, so even like the warmups make sense,” External link

dailynews Friday, May 10, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team," "I look forward to working with someone with championship pedigree and who has a track record of strong leadership. Derek has been a strong supporter of women's basketball for quite some time, so it's nice to officially welcome him" External link

beaumontenterprise Thursday, December 6, 2018 8:03:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team," "I look forward to working with someone with championship pedigree and who has a track record of strong leadership. Derek has been a strong supporter of women's basketball for quite some time, so it's nice to officially welcome him" External link

seattlepi Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:02:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team," "I look forward to working with someone with championship pedigree and who has a track record of strong leadership. Derek has been a strong supporter of women's basketball for quite some time, so it's nice to officially welcome him" External link

wrcbtv Thursday, December 6, 2018 6:52:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team," "I look forward to working with someone with championship pedigree and who has a track record of strong leadership. Derek has been a strong supporter of women's basketball for quite some time, so it's nice to officially welcome him" External link

fox13memphis Thursday, December 6, 2018 6:40:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team," "I look forward to working with someone with championship pedigree and who has a track record of strong leadership. Derek has been a strong supporter of women's basketball for quite some time, so it's nice to officially welcome him" External link

good4utah Thursday, December 6, 2018 6:32:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team," "I look forward to working with someone with championship pedigree and who has a track record of strong leadership. Derek has been a strong supporter of women's basketball for quite some time, so it's nice to officially welcome him" External link

wftv Thursday, December 6, 2018 6:27:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team," "I look forward to working with someone with championship pedigree and who has a track record of strong leadership. Derek has been a strong supporter of women's basketball for quite some time, so it's nice to officially welcome him" External link

kiro7 Thursday, December 6, 2018 6:08:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Derek Fisher ) : “Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, December 6, 2018 3:29:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Derek Fisher ) : “Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 6, 2018 2:57:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It’s brought attention to a lot of things,” “The new playoff format has been good for our league. … It’s been good for the fans. It seems like the WNBA wanted five games, and they got it” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 5, 2017 2:21:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "I think we have players that are competitors. We have players that know the way we want to play," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, October 1, 2017 11:11:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We were able to get stops on the defensive end. They are a great team,” “They hit some big shots down the stretch. We just wanted to make things tough for the big-time players. We didn’t let them get a lot of second-chance opportunities” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, September 30, 2017 11:04:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think this team is mature enough to realize how important it is to play possession by possession,” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, September 30, 2017 11:04:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "We've worked too hard to get to this point and just be there," "We had a game plan of just going to the basket and being aggressive" External link

usnews Saturday, October 15, 2016 8:50:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "At first obviously there's some nerves, but you kind of get lost in the game and just trying to execute," "We had to take it possession by possession because you never know what's going to happen" External link

minnesota-publicradio Monday, October 10, 2016 7:19:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "At first obviously there's some nerves, but you kind of get lost in the game and just trying to execute," "We had to take it possession by possession because you never know what's going to happen" External link

sltrib Monday, October 10, 2016 4:43:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "She's a microwave. That's what I call her," "She comes and she heats up" External link

daytondailynews Saturday, October 1, 2016 4:58:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "She's touched so many lives in the game of basketball and has grown the game," "She's changed the way women's basketball is played. She's changed the nature of women's basketball. She changed the way I looked at life. She's not a person that just talks the talk, she walks the walk as well" External link

siouxcityjournal Friday, July 1, 2016 6:16:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "She's touched so many lives in the game of basketball and has grown the game," "She's changed the way women's basketball is played. She's changed the nature of women's basketball. She changed the way I looked at life. She's not a person that just talks the talk, she walks the walk as well" External link

siouxcityjournal Friday, July 1, 2016 6:16:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "She's touched so many lives in the game of basketball and has grown the game," External link

sltrib Wednesday, June 29, 2016 6:35:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “She’s touched so many lives in the game of basketball and has grown the game,” External link

japantimes Wednesday, June 29, 2016 4:34:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "She's changed the way women's basketball is played," "She's changed the nature of women's basketball" External link

mercurynews Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:25:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "She's touched so many lives in the game of basketball and has grown the game," External link

daytondailynews Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:40:00 AM EAT



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Candace Parker said ( about Candace Parker ) : “Unfortunately, it just couldn’t work out where we both could play together. It’s really heartbreaking because, man, Candace Parker, that was a player that I always looked up to even in college. So it would’ve been quite an amazing experience just for my career and my life. And obviously, just leaving my team, leaving my teammates, it was really hard,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Candace Parker ) : “We have every intention of making every effort possible to re-sign Candace Parker and make sure that she finishes her career in L.A.,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher added ( about Candace Parker ) : “Our intentions are to make sure Candace never plays a game for any other team,” “But we have to earn that back from her, do the right conversations when the time is here for us to do that” External link

dailynews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Candace Parker ) : “We have every intention of making every effort possible to re-sign Candace Parker and make sure that she finishes her career in L.A.,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher added ( about Candace Parker ) : “Our intentions are to make sure Candace never plays a game for any other team,” “But we have to earn that back from her, do the right conversations when the time is here for us to do that” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Sandy Brondello said ( about Candace Parker ) : “They grew up together when Candace was in Russia and we were coaching in Russia,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Sandy Brondello said ( about Candace Parker ) : “They grew up together when Candace was in Russia and we were coaching in Russia,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Candace Parker ) : “I believe Candace is coming into this season healthier, physically and mentally, (that) she’s in a much better place than she was at this point in training camp last year,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Candace Parker ) : "You see the LA Sparks and you see Candace Parker in the game and it's just as important for girls and boys to see women as role models," External link

watoday Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Candace Parker ) : "You see the LA Sparks and you see Candace Parker in the game and it's just as important for girls and boys to see women as role models," External link

theage Thursday, August 29, 2019 7:55:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Candace Parker ) : “I think our schedule for Candace is a little bit later than that,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 3, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Alana Beard said ( about Candace Parker ) : “Everyone knows what Candace Parker can do,” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 30, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Candace Parker ) : “We have the ability to go big, but we’re really versatile, with Nneka, Candace and Chiney in the front court as well,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 25, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Candace Parker ) : “We have the ability to go big, but we’re really versatile, with Nneka, Candace and Chiney in the front court as well,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 25, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Magic Johnson insisté ( about Candace Parker ) : "Depuis le début de la saison et de cette finale même après la défaite dans le match N.4 dans leur salle, je leur ai répété que c'était leur année, je suis fier de cette équipe qui a offert à Candace Parker le titre de champion WNBA qu'elle mérite tant" External link

la1ere Saturday, October 22, 2016 4:00:00 PM EAT

Magic Johnson said ( about Candace Parker ) : "I told them the series wasn't over and that there was still a Game 5 to be played. They had to believe they could do it on a tough home court. This team Minnesota is tremendous," "We just beat the champions so I give them a lot of credit to. Our leaders led us and we had a great coach in Brian and they believed all season long. I told them this was their year. I wanted them to do it for Candace Parker. She deserves to be a champion. Great group of ladies" External link

usnews Friday, October 21, 2016 6:52:00 AM EAT

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Candace Parker said : “The WNBA is 25 years young and with that comes growing pains and people forget that the NBA was on tape delay in the early ’90s and ’80s,” “Nobody today would be able to believe that. But at the same time, it’s about constant growth, it’s about pushing forward, and I think it’s taking steps, and we’re doing that as a whole on the web and now with the Chicago Sky, always been pushing forward. It’s always been fun to come back and play in Chicago, and I think Chicago was ready and has always embraced women’s basketball” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 27, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker wrote : "Dear @vanessabryant I'm sorry YOU and your GIRLS have to continually deal with S--- like this," External link

nbcnews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:25:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker wrote : "Dear @vanessabryant I'm sorry YOU and your GIRLS have to continually deal with S--- like this," External link

nbcnews Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:20:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Candace Parker ) : “Unfortunately, it just couldn’t work out where we both could play together. It’s really heartbreaking because, man, Candace Parker, that was a player that I always looked up to even in college. So it would’ve been quite an amazing experience just for my career and my life. And obviously, just leaving my team, leaving my teammates, it was really hard,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It just was the lack of funds, that’s what it ultimately came to, them not being able to offer me the max where there were multiple other teams willing to,” “So I just couldn’t do that to myself. I already took a pay cut the previous season just as far as a free agent, I was offered a higher amount and I took less amount . . . and I’m not throwing that in there to make any point, it’s just the simple fact that I can’t do that to myself again especially now that this is my prime” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I’m excited to continue to grow in this league and become the All-Star that I know that I can be,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I can assure you that if I didn’t feel as though I can make it to Chicago with enough in the tank, I wouldn’t play,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 6, 2021 6:43:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Our sights are set on a championship, but with that being said, we understand that there’s the day-to-day, we understand we have to get to work, we understand we have a lot to do before that can happen,” “But yes, I would be lying to you if I didn’t, you know, have that definitely in my mind” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 6, 2021 6:43:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It just felt like the right decision coming home to Chicago and playing in front of the fans, the city, the people that I grew up in front of,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I was brought up as, you finish what you start,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I have texts, like, ‘I’m getting season tickets ... I’m coming to see you play like in high school,’” “Those types of reactions that made me really validate my choice in my decision and I’m really excited to come back” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I'm so excited to be home and I say that from the bottom of my heart,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:55:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “This orange ball has taken me all around the world,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:55:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It just felt like the right decision coming home to Chicago and playing in front of the fans, the city, the people that I grew up in front of,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:55:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “The mayor saw me play when I was 17, 18 years old,” “That's Chicago. I've taken that with me. I've taken that legacy with me across the world, to L.A. And now, I'm coming back with all those different experiences and values, everything that I've learned in my process. I hope it shows not just in the way that we carry ourselves on the court, but off. This community means so much to me” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:55:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "I'm so excited to be home and I say that from the bottom of my heart," External link

foxnews Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "This orange ball has taken me all around the world," External link

foxnews Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "It just felt like the right decision coming home to Chicago and playing in front of the fans, the city, the people that I grew up in front of," External link

foxnews Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "The mayor saw me play when I was 17, 18 years old," "That's Chicago. I've taken that with me. I've taken that legacy with me across the world, to L.A. And now, I'm coming back with all those different experiences and values, everything that I've learned in my process. I hope it shows not just in the way that we carry ourselves on the court, but off. This community means so much to me" External link

foxnews Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I'm so excited to be home and I say that from the bottom of my heart,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “This orange ball has taken me all around the world,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It just felt like the right decision coming home to Chicago and playing in front of the fans, the city, the people that I grew up in front of,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “The mayor saw me play when I was 17, 18 years old,” “That's Chicago. I've taken that with me. I've taken that legacy with me across the world, to L.A. And now, I'm coming back with all those different experiences and values, everything that I've learned in my process. I hope it shows not just in the way that we carry ourselves on the court, but off. This community means so much to me” External link

click2houston Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I’m so excited to be home and I say that from the bottom of my heart,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, February 2, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I left Naperville at 18 years old and now I’m returning at 35,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, February 2, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Chicago is where my family raised me; where I first learned the game of basketball; and where I first fell in love with this orange ball,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, February 2, 2021 1:09:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think this year, especially, there was nothing else other than to play basketball in the bubble,” “So I think it narrows our focus as a team, but also individually of how much film you watch, and how much time you’re in the weight room, and I think it’s definitely something I want to carry over to next year – understanding that you do control your focus and your distractions and how much time and energy you put into something” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I feel like the season’s just beginning,” External link

nytimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think overall we got better, especially with the situation — everyone was in the same bubble, playing games every other night,” “My only wish is to be healthy going into the postseason, and that’s the case” External link

nytimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Pat was so influential in my life,” External link

nytimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think sometimes I’m a little bit overwhelmed with finding time to do stuff with work and television and being a mom, but I don’t take for granted I get to do what I love every day,” External link

nytimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I was walking in the lobby of the hotel yesterday and I saw a ref swimming laps in the pool,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Lisa Leslie ) : “That was a l-o-o-ong time ago that I was getting advice from Lisa Leslie,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “When I made my decision to come to IMG this season, my focus was on working hard everyday to help put our team in a position to win a championship. For us, that starts with defending at a high level and closing defensive possessions with a rebound,” “Overall, our team has been able to do that and I’m honored to be recognized for my role on that end of the floor. The award is a testament to my teammates executing on defense and our entire coaching staff” External link

live5news Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “When I made my decision to come to IMG this season, my focus was on working hard everyday to help put our team in a position to win a championship. For us, that starts with defending at a high level and closing defensive possessions with a rebound,” “Overall, our team has been able to do that and I'm honored to be recognized for my role on that end of the floor. The award is a testament to my teammates executing on defense and our entire coaching staff” External link

foxnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “When I made my decision to come to IMG this season, my focus was on working hard everyday to help put our team in a position to win a championship. For us, that starts with defending at a high level and closing defensive possessions with a rebound,” “Overall, our team has been able to do that and I’m honored to be recognized for my role on that end of the floor. The award is a testament to my teammates executing on defense and our entire coaching staff” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “When I made my decision to come to IMG this season, my focus was on working hard everyday to help put our team in a position to win a championship. For us, that starts with defending at a high level and closing defensive possessions with a rebound,” “Overall, our team has been able to do that and I'm honored to be recognized for my role on that end of the floor. The award is a testament to my teammates executing on defense and our entire coaching staff” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “When I made my decision to come to IMG this season, my focus was on working hard everyday to help put our team in a position to win a championship. For us, that starts with defending at a high level and closing defensive possessions with a rebound,” “Overall, our team has been able to do that and I’m honored to be recognized for my role on that end of the floor. The award is a testament to my teammates executing on defense and our entire coaching staff” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “When I made my decision to come to IMG this season, my focus was on working hard everyday to help put our team in a position to win a championship. For us, that starts with defending at a high level and closing defensive possessions with a rebound,” “Overall, our team has been able to do that and I'm honored to be recognized for my role on that end of the floor. The award is a testament to my teammates executing on defense and our entire coaching staff” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We don’t know who we’re going to play so all we can do is focus on ourselves and try to get better,” “I think it’ll help because we’re not playing 40 minutes of grueling basketball so we’ll be able to get some rest and focus on ourselves” External link

dailynews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think that might be above the two [MVPs] I got at home, honestly. Better late than never, I guess,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 22, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think that might be above the two [MVPs] I got at home, honestly. Better late than never, I guess,” External link

dailynews Saturday, August 22, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I mean, where was our defense when they were doing that? Our second half was questionable,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker asked : “I think the better question is what decides, or what flip are we switching to turn it off?” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I mean, where was our defense when they were doing that? Our second half was questionable,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker asked : “I think the better question is what decides, or what flip are we switching to turn it off?” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Our team really thrives when we push the ball in transition and I think it was just trying to attack the paint and getting in the paint early and making the smart decision, whether I was finishing or whether I was kicking out for open 3-point shooters,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Derek Fisher ) : “It’s one of those things where you try to hunt for something and you go back in and something unfortunate happens, so I have to respect Coach Fisher and his choice,” “Honestly, I don’t think one assist is going to change anything” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 10, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “This has happened a couple times, so at some point we gotta get this together,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 7, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “So far we’ve gone one, and then we’ve lost focus and lost, and then won and lost and won,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 7, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It’s funny because I think sometimes as an analyst, it has helped me as a basketball player, because it’s like, ‘What would the halftime show say?’” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “And not just voting and not knowing what you’re voting for,” “This day and age, information is out there, and you’re able to go seek it and it’s our job to use our platform to help people understand how important it is” External link

dailynews Sunday, July 26, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It took me a minute, after last year, how it ended,” External link

dailynews Saturday, July 25, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I mean, technically, it’s an away game tomorrow and we’re going to get on a bus for 15 minutes from where we are here,” External link

dailynews Saturday, July 25, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker says : “You step outside and the humidity does something to you, like to your soul,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, July 21, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Angeles Sparks ) : “She had her bags packed before I did,” “It’s always been that way where I’m better when she’s here. I don’t think the Sparks would want me without her” External link

nytimes Sunday, July 19, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Last year, in the offseason, I trained, but I didn’t train as diligently as I did this offseason,” External link

dailynews Saturday, July 18, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Angeles Sparks ) : “She had her bags packed before I did,” “It’s always been that way where I’m better when she’s here. I don’t think the Sparks would want me without her” External link

sltrib Saturday, July 18, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “A lot of people look at the negatives of the bubble,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Basketball has been something that I’ve always leaned on my entire career, my entire life, really, when things aren’t going well, I look to that for joy,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker says : “But just as hard as we push our bodies and minds on the court, we must push just as hard for change in society,” External link

wate Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “For a league that’s 80% women of color with zero African American coaches, I don’t know if it’s a coincidence,” “I think we’re a league that does get out in the community and talks about social justice reform and speaks about and posts during Pride Month and Green Week. At the end of the day, we need to back it up with actions” External link

wate Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker says : “But just as hard as we push our bodies and minds on the court, we must push just as hard for change in society,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker says : “But just as hard as we push our bodies and minds on the court, we must push just as hard for change in society,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker says : “But just as hard as we push our bodies and minds on the court, we must push just as hard for change in society,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “This is a league that is 80 percent African-American women. Talk about social economic background; gender; Black; talk about sexual orientation. There’s no place in this league” External link

dailynews Thursday, July 9, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "I think we've had a number of people that have stepped forward and listened, and have taken initiative and taken action, and we've had those that haven't and continue to make comments and show why we're still in this situation," External link

nbcnews Wednesday, July 8, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "We're speaking from a platform of understanding as well as being representative of what everybody is trying to achieve," External link

wsau Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "The Houston Comets were really - other than the (1996) Atlanta Olympics - my first experience with following a women’s sports team," External link

wsau Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "I haven't really touched the ball but at this point it's kind of more so taking care of my body and making sure I'm right," External link

wsau Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "You win a championship once and there's a lot of 'coulda, woulda, shouldas' - you know this could have gone this way and you might not be a champion. But if you do it twice," External link

wsau Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Civil Rights Movement ) : “I’m a big reader and I’m huge into history, the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, and World War II, in the 1940s,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We first heard about this shortly after everything happened at the end of May and in early June, and I think our major thing was just an action point,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Holding our government accountable, and local government especially, and having everybody be registered and having an opportunity,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Civil Rights Movement ) : “I’m a big reader and I’m huge into history, the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, and World War II, in the 1940s,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We first heard about this shortly after everything happened at the end of May and in early June, and I think our major thing was just an action point,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Holding our government accountable, and local government especially, and having everybody be registered and having an opportunity,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It’s so important for us to acknowledge the mental aspect that goes into this in terms of being on a team and having that aspect of socializing,” External link

forbes Friday, May 15, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We understand that this is going to be a difficult time, but we have to use the resources we have to try to stay connected,” “Those are the conversations to let people know that they’re not alone” External link

forbes Friday, May 15, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I like to deal with things when I know they’re going to happen,” “If I think about that, it’s going to change the way that I train, so for me, I’ll deal with it if and when it happens. I’d rather be prepared than have to get prepared” External link

forbes Friday, May 15, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Cappie was like the be-all, end-all during that time. She was women’s basketball,” “In the game I check in and tried to introduce myself and she’s like, ‘I know who you are.’ And that was the moment where I was like, ‘Oh, OK.’ Like, one of the greatest players knew my name” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Cappie was like the be-all, end-all during that time. She was women’s basketball,” “In the game I check in and tried to introduce myself and she’s like, ‘I know who you are.’ And that was the moment where I was like, ‘Oh, OK.’ Like, one of the greatest players knew my name” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker told : "I ain't throwing anyone under the bus, but check the score card," External link

upi Monday, February 17, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Being in the WNBA, you learn to accept and expect what’s going to happen at the end of the year,” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 22, 2019 3:58:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I don’t think I’m one of those people that’s going to panic about it,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I like it when we’re the top two seeds,” “But you play an entire season, you know? It is what it is, you deal with it, everybody starts out the same, has the same opportunity, we didn’t get it (earning one of the top two seeds) done, so, we’re in that situation” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 14, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It is great to be back,” “It was a great process going through negotiations” External link

seattletimes Monday, September 9, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Candace Parker ) : "You see the LA Sparks and you see Candace Parker in the game and it's just as important for girls and boys to see women as role models," External link

watoday Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Candace Parker ) : "You see the LA Sparks and you see Candace Parker in the game and it's just as important for girls and boys to see women as role models," External link

theage Thursday, August 29, 2019 7:55:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It’s exciting, but obviously we haven’t accomplished our main goal,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 23, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We’re focused on today and today only,” “We have to stay locked into the present” External link

suntimes Saturday, August 17, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We’ve got to start better. I think us starters have to figure out,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 15, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We’ve got to start better. I think us starters have to figure out,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 15, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “A video game is a huge step, that means you’re legit,” “When you’re a kid, you picture having a sneaker and (being) in a video game” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 9, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Thank you guys all for coming out to Pat Summitt Night!” External link

dailynews Friday, August 9, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “This is something that has kind of been in my mind for the last three years, honoring Coach Summitt’s legacy,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 8, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We’re gonna have a great time,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 8, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker explained : “I had a different mindset this offseason, trying not to drop below my playing weight during the season,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:51:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker added : “It was tough for the 14 days that I did it, but it was worth it,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:51:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Honestly, it was hard for me to be out,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:51:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “But I was happy my team held it down,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:51:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker explained : “I had a different mindset this offseason, trying not to drop below my playing weight during the season,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker added : “It was tough for the 14 days that I did it, but it was worth it,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Honestly, it was hard for me to be out,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “But I was happy my team held it down,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Never take the game of basketball for granted,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 2, 2019 10:13:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “Never take the game of basketball for granted,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 2, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We have great 1-on-1 players, [so] teams to have to rotate,” “When you move the ball, it just makes the job a lot easier” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, July 1, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We did a good job of playing 1-on-1 defense but when we did get beat, we were already there to help,” “And we were there to help the helper” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, July 1, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “The ability to stay low has been hard for me,” “Just getting my legs back. Those first two games my legs were heavy after a down-and-back. Every game, every practice it’s feeling better” External link

dailynews Friday, June 28, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “As my legs come back, I’m going to have the ability to take more of those shots and make them,” “Take them with confidence. My teammates have told me to stay with it. I just stuck with it” External link

dailynews Friday, June 28, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I would be lying to you if I said we weren’t disappointed, obviously we wanted to win tonight,” “But at the end of the day, you understand (that) I don’t know if we’ll be talking about this in a couple weeks. The season goes quick and we gotta continue to get better. It sucks the way you feel about losing, but I understand we didn’t lose the championship today” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 19, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “The players are paid to go out there and do it,” External link

longbeachstar Thursday, May 23, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “The players are paid to go out there and do it,” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:28:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think it’s us figuring it out,” “I don’t know whether we’re going to play all together, whether we’re not. That’s why you play the game of basketball. If it was just what was written on paper, we’d have a million championships, so … I think it’s figuring out the kinks and going from there” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 12, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I like playing devil’s advocate,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 12, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think it’s us figuring it out,” “I don’t know whether we’re going to play all together, whether we’re not. That’s why you play the game of basketball. If it was just what was written on paper, we’d have a million championships, so … I think it’s figuring out the kinks and going from there” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 12, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I like playing devil’s advocate,” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 12, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I’ve known D-Fish for a while,” “He’s very competitive and extremely knowledgeable about the game of basketball. Just seeing him on television and his breakdowns, the way he sees the game of basketball, just for me being able to come together” External link

dailynews Friday, May 10, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “He knows what it’s like to be a player and to start training camp, how the body feels, so even like the warmups make sense,” External link

dailynews Friday, May 10, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team," "I look forward to working with someone with championship pedigree and who has a track record of strong leadership. Derek has been a strong supporter of women's basketball for quite some time, so it's nice to officially welcome him" External link

beaumontenterprise Thursday, December 6, 2018 8:03:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team," "I look forward to working with someone with championship pedigree and who has a track record of strong leadership. Derek has been a strong supporter of women's basketball for quite some time, so it's nice to officially welcome him" External link

seattlepi Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:02:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team," "I look forward to working with someone with championship pedigree and who has a track record of strong leadership. Derek has been a strong supporter of women's basketball for quite some time, so it's nice to officially welcome him" External link

wrcbtv Thursday, December 6, 2018 6:52:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team," "I look forward to working with someone with championship pedigree and who has a track record of strong leadership. Derek has been a strong supporter of women's basketball for quite some time, so it's nice to officially welcome him" External link

fox13memphis Thursday, December 6, 2018 6:40:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team," "I look forward to working with someone with championship pedigree and who has a track record of strong leadership. Derek has been a strong supporter of women's basketball for quite some time, so it's nice to officially welcome him" External link

good4utah Thursday, December 6, 2018 6:32:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team," "I look forward to working with someone with championship pedigree and who has a track record of strong leadership. Derek has been a strong supporter of women's basketball for quite some time, so it's nice to officially welcome him" External link

wftv Thursday, December 6, 2018 6:27:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team," "I look forward to working with someone with championship pedigree and who has a track record of strong leadership. Derek has been a strong supporter of women's basketball for quite some time, so it's nice to officially welcome him" External link

kiro7 Thursday, December 6, 2018 6:08:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Derek Fisher ) : “Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, December 6, 2018 3:29:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Derek Fisher ) : “Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 6, 2018 2:57:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “It’s brought attention to a lot of things,” “The new playoff format has been good for our league. … It’s been good for the fans. It seems like the WNBA wanted five games, and they got it” External link

thegrio Thursday, October 5, 2017 2:21:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "I think we have players that are competitors. We have players that know the way we want to play," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, October 1, 2017 11:11:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “We were able to get stops on the defensive end. They are a great team,” “They hit some big shots down the stretch. We just wanted to make things tough for the big-time players. We didn’t let them get a lot of second-chance opportunities” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, September 30, 2017 11:04:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : “I think this team is mature enough to realize how important it is to play possession by possession,” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, September 30, 2017 11:04:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "We've worked too hard to get to this point and just be there," "We had a game plan of just going to the basket and being aggressive" External link

usnews Saturday, October 15, 2016 8:50:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "At first obviously there's some nerves, but you kind of get lost in the game and just trying to execute," "We had to take it possession by possession because you never know what's going to happen" External link

minnesota-publicradio Monday, October 10, 2016 7:19:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "At first obviously there's some nerves, but you kind of get lost in the game and just trying to execute," "We had to take it possession by possession because you never know what's going to happen" External link

sltrib Monday, October 10, 2016 4:43:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "She's a microwave. That's what I call her," "She comes and she heats up" External link

daytondailynews Saturday, October 1, 2016 4:58:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "She's touched so many lives in the game of basketball and has grown the game," "She's changed the way women's basketball is played. She's changed the nature of women's basketball. She changed the way I looked at life. She's not a person that just talks the talk, she walks the walk as well" External link

siouxcityjournal Friday, July 1, 2016 6:16:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "She's touched so many lives in the game of basketball and has grown the game," "She's changed the way women's basketball is played. She's changed the nature of women's basketball. She changed the way I looked at life. She's not a person that just talks the talk, she walks the walk as well" External link

siouxcityjournal Friday, July 1, 2016 6:16:00 AM EAT

Candace Parker said : "She's touched so many lives in the game of basketball and has grown the game," External link

sltrib Wednesday, June 29, 2016 6:35:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : “She’s touched so many lives in the game of basketball and has grown the game,” External link

japantimes Wednesday, June 29, 2016 4:34:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "She's changed the way women's basketball is played," "She's changed the nature of women's basketball" External link

mercurynews Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:25:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said : "She's touched so many lives in the game of basketball and has grown the game," External link

daytondailynews Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:40:00 AM EAT



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Candace Parker said ( about Candace Parker ) : “Unfortunately, it just couldn’t work out where we both could play together. It’s really heartbreaking because, man, Candace Parker, that was a player that I always looked up to even in college. So it would’ve been quite an amazing experience just for my career and my life. And obviously, just leaving my team, leaving my teammates, it was really hard,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Candace Parker ) : “We have every intention of making every effort possible to re-sign Candace Parker and make sure that she finishes her career in L.A.,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher added ( about Candace Parker ) : “Our intentions are to make sure Candace never plays a game for any other team,” “But we have to earn that back from her, do the right conversations when the time is here for us to do that” External link

dailynews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Candace Parker ) : “We have every intention of making every effort possible to re-sign Candace Parker and make sure that she finishes her career in L.A.,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher added ( about Candace Parker ) : “Our intentions are to make sure Candace never plays a game for any other team,” “But we have to earn that back from her, do the right conversations when the time is here for us to do that” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Sandy Brondello said ( about Candace Parker ) : “They grew up together when Candace was in Russia and we were coaching in Russia,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Sandy Brondello said ( about Candace Parker ) : “They grew up together when Candace was in Russia and we were coaching in Russia,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Candace Parker ) : “I believe Candace is coming into this season healthier, physically and mentally, (that) she’s in a much better place than she was at this point in training camp last year,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Candace Parker ) : "You see the LA Sparks and you see Candace Parker in the game and it's just as important for girls and boys to see women as role models," External link

watoday Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Candace Parker said ( about Candace Parker ) : "You see the LA Sparks and you see Candace Parker in the game and it's just as important for girls and boys to see women as role models," External link

theage Thursday, August 29, 2019 7:55:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Candace Parker ) : “I think our schedule for Candace is a little bit later than that,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 3, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Alana Beard said ( about Candace Parker ) : “Everyone knows what Candace Parker can do,” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 30, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Candace Parker ) : “We have the ability to go big, but we’re really versatile, with Nneka, Candace and Chiney in the front court as well,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 25, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Candace Parker ) : “We have the ability to go big, but we’re really versatile, with Nneka, Candace and Chiney in the front court as well,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 25, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Magic Johnson insisté ( about Candace Parker ) : "Depuis le début de la saison et de cette finale même après la défaite dans le match N.4 dans leur salle, je leur ai répété que c'était leur année, je suis fier de cette équipe qui a offert à Candace Parker le titre de champion WNBA qu'elle mérite tant" External link

la1ere Saturday, October 22, 2016 4:00:00 PM EAT

Magic Johnson said ( about Candace Parker ) : "I told them the series wasn't over and that there was still a Game 5 to be played. They had to believe they could do it on a tough home court. This team Minnesota is tremendous," "We just beat the champions so I give them a lot of credit to. Our leaders led us and we had a great coach in Brian and they believed all season long. I told them this was their year. I wanted them to do it for Candace Parker. She deserves to be a champion. Great group of ladies" External link

usnews Friday, October 21, 2016 6:52:00 AM EAT