Sparks sign Wiggins

By The Sports Network
April 2, 2014 - 6:03pm

Los Angeles, CA ( - Veteran free agent guard Candice Wiggins
has joined the Los Angeles Sparks.

The team announced the signing of Wiggins on Wednesday.

"It's been a lifelong dream of mine to play for the Sparks and I am absolutely beside myself with joy and excitement for the incredible opportunity to play in Los Angeles and bring my talent back to California," said Wiggins. "I'm ready to do whatever it takes to win and bring a WNBA Championship to the city of Los Angeles, and I know this era will truly be a magical one. I'd also like to thank the Shock organization and the wonderful Tulsa fans for an incredible experience last season, it was truly special and unforgettable."

Wiggins spent the past six seasons with the Tulsa Shock (2013) and Minnesota Lynx (2008-12) and won a WNBA championship in 2011. She started 31 of the 32 games she played in with the Shock last season and averaged 10.1 points and a team-high 27.4 minutes per game.