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Candace Parker says she needs rest, won't be ready for Sparks' opener
Candace Parker says she needs rest, won't be ready for Sparks' opener

Candace Parker must be pretty tired. It's only April, but the Sparks star knows she'll be needing some rest when the team's season starts in June. Parker has informed the Sparks that she won't be ready to start the WNBA season after playing basketball virtually year-round. She plays for the Russian team UMMC Ekaterinburg, which is in the Final Four of the Euroleague this weekend in the Czech Republic.  “It was Candace's decision and she felt she needed to get her body 100% healthy,” Sparks General Manager Penny Toler told the Associated Press. “She wanted to be the best she could be for herself and the team. What we're doing is...

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