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Los Angeles Sparks celebrate WNBA championship with their trophy and their fans

Los Angeles Sparks celebrate WNBA championship with their trophy and their fans

After snapping a few pictures with his iPhone, Brian Agler turned and pointed up at the big screen behind the stage. 

Hundreds of people were gathered at L.A. Live to celebrate the Sparks’ WNBA championship Monday and Angler, the team’s coach, wanted to remind them all of why they were there. Everyone craned their necks to watch the last three plays of Game 5 on Thursday, which the Sparks won in Minneapolis over the Minnesota Lynx to clinch their first title since 2002. 

When the final buzzer sounded and cameras zoomed in on Candace Parker and Kristi Tolliver hugging on the court, the crowd cheered as if it were happening all over...

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