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Red-hot Parker looks to keep rolling as Sparks raise curtain in Los Angeles

Updated: June 6, 2008, 12:08 AM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Candace Parker is on a path any athlete would envy.

She's gone straight from her second NCAA championship to No. 1 draft pick to WNBA title contender to potential gold medalist this summer in Beijing.

All that would make a fine career. But the 22-year-old is doing it in a span of six months.

In an already memorable month-old season, she has turned in a sparkling 34-point debut game, averaged 17.8 points and 10.6 rebounds while leading Los Angeles to a 4-1 start, ...

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