Candace Parker is expected to rejoin the Los Angeles Sparks when they host the Atlanta Dream on Tuesday, the team announced Monday.
Two of its biggest stars, Candace Parker and Lauren Jackson, are out. As long as players have to also play in Europe, wear and tear is going to be a factor.
After missing most of last season with a shoulder injury, a knee injury will force Candace Parker to miss at least six weeks, a stretch that includes mostly road games for the Sparks.
Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker will miss approximately six weeks due to a torn lateral meniscus in her right knee, the team announced Monday evening.
Sparks forward Candace Parker had surgery on a torn lateral meniscus in her knee Wednesday morning in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Times reported.
California backup center Rama N'diaye will undergo surgery next week to repair a torn ligament and cartilage in her right knee.
Rutgers sophomore Myia McCurdy will miss the remainder of the 2007-08 season after suffering a severe right knee injury Tuesday.
Connecticut starting guard Mel Thomas will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury, dealing another blow to the top-ranked Huskies' quest for a sixth national title.