Candace Parker RumorsAll NBA Players
Award-winning actor Samuel L. Jackson, comedian Tiffany Haddish and Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley are among the presenters announced Thursday for the NBA Awards show on June 24. Other award presenters include WNBA star Candace Parker, supermodel Ashley Graham, comedians Amanda Seales and Hasan Minhaj, actor-producer Justin Hartley and actress Issa Rae.
In a recent video released by the National Basketball Players Association, LeBron named one of the Washington Mystics’ as an inspiration and a player he admires. “Some of my favorites [in the WNBA] are Elena Delle Donne,” James said. He also listed Candace Parker and Diana Taurasi as his two other favorites.
Alex Kennedy: The @NBA will announce some changes to the Jr. NBA Global Championship, which features the world’s top 13- and 14-year-old boys and girls. In 2019, 14 NBA teams will host local tournaments to involve more US kids. @Dwyane Wade and @Candace_Parker are still ambassadors. More info: pic.twitter.com/dARRmzu9Az
Retired stars participating include Kobe Bryant, Paul Pierce, Scottie Pippen, Tracy McGrady and Jalen Rose. And current ballers in the NBA and WNBA who donated sneakers are DeMarcus Cousins, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Joel Embiid, Kyrie Irving, Damian Lillard, Boban Marjanovic, Candace Parker, Chris Paul and PJ Tucker.
If contributing to Turner Sports’ NCAA men’s basketball tournament coverage in March was an audition, two-time WNBA MVP Candace Parker passed. Turner announced Wednesday that Parker has agreed to serve as an analyst and commentator for the NBA on TNT and NBA TV throughout the season in addition to reprising her studio role during the Turner/CBS coverage of March Madness.
Damian Lillard: “My favorite is probably Candace Parker—that’s my homegirl. Maya Moore. Diana Taurasi. But my sleeper, that I like personally, that I watch, Odyssey Sims. I’ve watched her since Baylor. She was nice there. I think that I’ve followed her for awhile, that I like her game a lot.”