Candace Parker, the Los Angeles Sparks' star center, may want to be a little more gentle with her celebrations going forward.
During the first overtime of the Sparks' game against the Tulsa Shock over the weekend, Parker ran up to teammate Nneka Ogwumike to celebrate her bucket with 44 seconds left in the game. But Parker accidentally hit Ogwumike above the eye, which caused Ogwumike to start bleeding.
Here's the play:
Ogwumike returned to the game and scored six straight buckets at the end of the second overtime to help lead the Sparks the victory. Later she joked about the incident on Twitter and Instagram:
— Nnemkadi Ogwumike (@Nnemkadi30) August 26, 2013