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Candace Parker chats with IT

Candace Parker (WNBA photo)

The jersey of Candace Parker will be raised to the rafters this Thursday evening as the All-American, SEC and national player of the year and two-time Final Four MVP is honored by her alma mater. The two-time national title winner chatted with InsideTennessee about the honor.

It has been a whirlwind week for Candace Parker as she flew from Russia to China to spend Christmas with her husband, Shelden Williams – he is an overseas pro, too, in the winter – and then on to Los Angeles, her home base since she plays for the Sparks of the WNBA in the summer. By Thursday, she will be in Knoxville for the ceremony to retire her jersey, likely one of the easiest decisions ever... Recommended Stories