🎓🏐Beach volleyball: Death, taxes and USC battling UCLA for the NCAA beach volleyball championship. The Trojans won their third NCAA title yesterday, dethroning their crosstown rivals in the process. How sweet it is.
- Hooked on beach volleyball now? Same. Lucky for us, Tina Graudina (half of USC’s No. 1 pair) is set to compete at the Tokyo Olympics as part of the to ever qualify for the Games. Can’t wait.
🏀Lakers: The extremely dinged-up Lakers managed to beat the second-in-the-West Phoenix Suns 123–110 last night. But the win didn’t change the standings: with four games remaining, the Lakers are still stuck in seventh and for the play-in tournament. Ugh.
Sparks: The Sparks made moves ahead of Friday’s season opener, acquiring Gabby Williams from the Chicago Sky yesterday. However, Williams won’t suit up for LA this season, even after she likely plays for France at the Tokyo Olympics.
- Chicago put her on the (for salary reasons, not disciplinary), so she can’t play in the WNBA at all in 2021. Thanks a lot, Chi-town.