Candace Parker wins WNBA Defensive Player of the Year
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Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks has been named the WNBA's Defensive Player of the Year.

It's Parker's first Defensive Player of the Year nod after capturing the WNBA's MVP award in 2008 and 2013. The 34-year-old forward led the league in rebounding this season, the first time she's topped the circuit in boards per game since 2015.

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