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SPORTS Sky's Parker reveals she's married, she and wife expecting
2021-12-15

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Candace Parker, a star on the WNBA's Chicago Sky, announced she was expecting her second child with her wife, Anna Petrakova, on their anniversary, USA Today reported.

Parker—who already has a 12-year-old daughter—said in an Instagram post that her and Petrakova married two years ago in a private ceremony with friends and family.

This year has been eventful for Parker, to say the least. She has gone from being the first woman on a NBA 2K video game cover to launching her signature shoe to going home to the Chicago Sky and winning her second WNBA title.

Petrakova played college basketball at Louisiana Lafayette and for Russia's national team that placed fourth at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Parker and Petrakova played together for UMMC Ekaterinburg, the team that Parker's Sky teammates Courtney Vandersloot and Allie Quigley currently play for, The Chicago Sun-Times noted.

Parker is a two-time Olympic gold-medal winner and two-time WNBA champion. She played basketball at Illinois' Naperville Central High School, winning two state titles; at the University of Tennessee, she won two national championships.


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