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Sparks take some tips from Magic Johnson going into the WNBA Finals

Sparks take some tips from Magic Johnson going into the WNBA Finals

With 12 days between the end of the regular season and the start of the postseason, the Sparks decided that one afternoon could be spent away from the court. 

A semifinals series against the Chicago Sky was still a few days away and the Sparks had just finished a morning workout. So when the players walked into Crustacean in Beverly Hills for a luncheon, most of them were thinking about the popular garlic noodles dish instead of how they could win the franchise’s first title since 2002. 

Then Magic Johnson, who played 13 Hall of Fame seasons with the Lakers, stood up and shared the wisdom of a five-time NBA champion. The Sparks are now carrying...

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