Nia Coffey

How Nia Coffey has broken out in 2021

Northwestern isn’t usually thought of as a hotbed for professional basketball talent, which has made Nia Coffey’s breakout start to the season for the Los Angeles Sparks oh so very special. Here’s a quick two-minute video breaking down everything you need to know about the 6-foot-1 sharpshooter who was once...
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Jasmine Walker, Nia Coffey make final pitches to make Sparks roster in preseason finale

The final dress rehearsal is done. Now Derek Fisher must prepare his cast for opening night. After the Sparks’ final preseason game against the Las Vegas Aces on Saturday at the Los Angeles Convention Center ended in a tie, Fisher has four days to set his final roster for the Sparks’ 25th season. The team signed 15 players for training camp and needs to settle on 12 by May 12, two days before the team’s opener against the visiting Dallas Wings.
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Nia Coffey leads Los Angeles in scrimmage win at Las Vegas, 80-71

Los Angeles starters: Erica Wheeler, Brittney Sykes, Amanda Zahui B, Jasmine Walker, Chiney Ogwumike. Las Vegas starters: Kelsey Plum, Jackie Young, Liz Cambage, A’ja Wilson, Angel McCoughtry. In the second scrimmage of the WNBA preseason, the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Las Vegas Aces in a closed scrimmage, 80-71, at...
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Sparks believe they have something brewing with versatile Nia Coffey in lineup

The Sparks continue to add to what they hope will be a championship puzzle in their silver anniversary season. Nia Coffey is another piece of that jigsaw. “I’m really excited for this opportunity to play in L.A. with this group of players and for such an iconic organization,” the 25-year-old said at her introductory press conference Wednesday. “Seeing our veterans on this team, Nneka [Ogwumike], Seimone [Augustus], Chiney [Ogwumike] and Kristi [Toliver], I’m looking forward to seeing what they bring to the game and learning from their experience.”