WNBA ready to start up again after Olympic break

LONDON (AP) -- With the Olympics in the rearview mirror, Candace Parker is ready to get back to work.

Winning another gold medal with the United States team has left her hungry for a WNBA championship - the only thing missing from her impressive resume, which also includes two NCAA championships.

The WNBA season will resume Thursday after taking a month-long break for the Olympics.

League president Laurel Richie took in the final week of the Olympics and hopes the league can build off the success that the Americans had winning another gold medal.

Richie says 10 million people in the United States watching the Olympics can't be anything but good news for the WNBA.

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