Barring Appeals, W.N.B.A.’s Nneka Ogwumike Will Miss the Olympics

Left off Team USA because of an injury and denied the chance to play for Nigeria, the Los Angeles Sparks star is hoping a last-minute appeal can revive her dream of competing for a gold medal.

By Kelly Whiteside

Basketball fans can see plenty of Nneka Ogwumike on the big and small screen this summer. She’s a member of the villainous Goon Squad in the film “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” which premiered Friday. And she’s featured in the ESPN documentary “144,” which chronicles life inside the bubble last season for the W.N.B.A.’s 144 players.

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