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Sparks looking to build depth, and add a post player, during the WNBA draft

Sparks looking to build depth, and add a post player, during the WNBA draft

The Sparks want to make the most of their one first-round pick at No. 11 when the WNBA draft gets underway Thursday at Nike Headquarters in New York.

“So much can happen ahead of us that it’s hard to pencil in specific players or even a specific position, but we do need to add depth in the post at some point,” Sparks coach Brian Agler said. “No question, we’ll take at least one post player.”

If she’s still on the board, the Sparks may opt for Oregon State center Marie Gulich, whose stock rose after a 26-point effort in the Beavers’ NCAA tournament upset of Baylor.

“She’s going to get a lot of consideration, not just from our standpoint but from other teams too,” said...

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