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Thompson headed home to L.A.

Updated: March 12, 2009, 6:54 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Tina Thompson was a player without a team. Now, the WNBA veteran is coming home to join the Los Angeles Sparks, and wearing No. 32 in honor of Magic Johnson.

Her signing was announced Thursday, 3½ months after Thompson's former team, the Houston Comets, were disbanded.

"It's a pleasure to be home again," she said after being greeted by applause at a news conference. "I've been away quite a while now. The feelings are a little overwhelming. I never expected ...

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