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Candace Parker cleared to play

Candace Parker (Lady Vols Media Relations)

Candace Parker practiced with her teammates Thursday and even stayed afterwards for a few minutes to take some extra shots. She showed no ill effects from twice dislocating her shoulder last Tuesday, and the medical staff has cleared Parker to play at the Final Four.

"Everything is great. I've been rehabbing with Jenny," Candace Parker said, referring to Jenny Moshak, the chief of sports medicine for the Lady Vols. When asked if she was relieved to be cleared to play, Parker just smiled as the sweat beaded on her face following practice. "I was going to play, but it was a relief to be able to play and get the OK from the doctors to play this weekend," Parker...

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