Goodwin Sports Management has issued the following release:
Candace Parker gave birth to a baby girl today at 11:29am. It is the first child for the WNBA MVP/ROY and husband Shelden Williams of the Minnesota Timberwolves. The baby girl weighed in at 7 pounds, 6 ounces and 20 inches in length.
"Shelden and I are thrilled," said Parker. "This is such a life changing moment for us, we feel blessed to have a healthy and beautiful baby girl."
Parker plans to rejoin the Los Angeles Sparks once she has received clearance from her physician.
Parker averaged 18.5 points and 9.5 rebounds last season, and earned a gold medal with the U.S. team at the Beijing Olympics.
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