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After nearly a decade with the Sparks, Candace Parker is still something to see

After nearly a decade with the Sparks, Candace Parker is still something to see

One of the most accomplished professional basketball players in this city’s history is doing something completely appropriate for this glorious time in her career.

Candace Parker is dancing.

She has just helped lead her defending WNBA champion Sparks to another victory, it’s a Thursday night in the middle of summer, Staples Center is cool and the music is hot and she’s standing at midcourt with teammates bobbing and swaying and why not?

“When you’re young, the game is going to be there … always going to be there … always going to be there’’ Parker says. “But suddenly I look up and I’m 31 and people ask, ‘How much longer are you going to play,’ and I’m like, ‘Hold on,...

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