Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 8/26/14

BEIJING - AUGUST 11: Candace Parker #15 of the United States looks on prior to playing against China in a women's basketball preliminary game on Day 3 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the Wukesong Indoor Stadium on August 11, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Sparks have acquiredforwardcenter Nicky Anosike from the Washington Mystics in exchange for guardNatasha Lacy and forwardcenter LaToya Pringle, Sparks Vice President andGeneral Manager Penny Toler announced Thursday. The 64 Anosike (ANN-oh-SICK-ee)is a four-year WNBA veteran with career averages of 9.6 points and 7.1rebounds, 2.1 steals and 1.0 blocks in 129 regular season games, 122 of thosestarts. After spending her first three seasons with the Minnesota Lynx where she was a member of the 2008 WNBA All-Rookie Team and a 2009 All-Star Anosike was traded to Washington prior to the 2011 campaign for a 2012 firstround draft pick (No. 3 overall). Last season, she ranked eighth in theleague in both rebounding (7.2 per game) and total steals (49), and establishedher career-high of 29 points in a June 9 win over Atlanta. In Los Angeles, she will be reunited with former University of Tennesseeteammate Candace Parker. The duo helped lead the Lady Vols toback-to...
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