Sparks Re-Sign Lexie Brown – Los Angeles Sparks

Sparks Re-Sign Lexie Brown – Los Angeles Sparks

Brown returns for his second season in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (February 1, 2023) – The Los Angeles Sparks today announced the re-signing of guard Lexie Brown, who is entering her sixth WNBA season and her second with the Los Angeles Sparks. Brown agreed to a multi-year deal with Los Angeles.

“I’m super excited to be going back to LA,” Brown said. “It was a no-brainer to come back and be a part of this new era of Sparks basketball. Being part of this organization has always been my dream and my ultimate goal. I’ve grown and matured so much as a person and a player and after facing ups and downs throughout my career, it’s such an amazing feeling to be valued and to have a home. .

Brown has career averages of 5.4 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 123 career games with Connecticut, Minnesota, Chicago and Los Angeles. In the 2022 season with the Sparks, she played in 34 games with a career-best 16 starts, averaging 7.1 points, a career-high 2.3 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game. She hit a career-high 39.8 percent from three-point range, ranking ninth in the WNBA with three-point percentage. She also played a career-high 25.0 minutes per game.

“Lexie just completed a career year in 2022,” said Sparks CAO & GM Karen Bryant. “Bringing Lexie back was a big goal, so we’re glad we were able to re-sign her. We’re excited to have her part of the group we’re building with going forward.

The Duke University graduate was drafted ninth overall in the 2018 WNBA Draft by the Connecticut Sun. Prior to the 2022 season, she played 15 matches in Athletes Unlimited after winning a championship with the Chicago Sky. During her time at Athletes Unlimited, she averaged 14.0 points, while shooting 52.3% from the field, including 46.9% from deep on 4.3 attempts per game. She added 4.2 rebounds and 4.6 assists in those contests.

“Lexie is an outstanding shooter who will provide us with invaluable ground spacing,” Sparks head coach Curt Miller said. “She’s an underrated defender with her anticipation and strong IQ. I’m delighted to have the opportunity to coach her again.

During the offseason, Brown served as a college basketball analyst for the ACC Network, where she appears weekly in the studio as part of the ACCN’s Nothing But Net “Ladies Night” Thursday women’s basketball coverage. .


Founded in 1996, the Los Angeles Sparks are one of the three original franchises of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). The Sparks have won three WNBA championships (2001, 2002, 2016), made the playoffs in 20 of their 26 seasons, and remain the only active team in the league to win back-to-back titles. The Los Angeles Sparks are dedicated to ensuring that every home game at Arena delivers a championship-level entertainment experience while showcasing the best female athletes from around the world on the field. LA Sparks 2023 season tickets are available here for purchase.

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