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Naperville's Candace Parker among ESPY winners

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Naperville native Candace Parker, who plays for the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks, was named Best WNBA player at Wednesday night's ESPY Awards in Los Angeles.

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The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, left, and LeBron James pose in the audience at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

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From left, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra and players Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Ray Allen accept the award for best game at the ESPY Awards Wednesday night at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

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Television host Robin Roberts accepts the Arthur Ashe courage award at the ESPY Awards Wednesday night at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

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Jon Hamm, left, and Jack McBrayer speak on stage Wednesday night at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. Hamm, star of AMC's "Mad Men," hosted the event.

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Naperville Central graduate Candace Parker was among the ESPY Award winners Wednesday night in Los Angeles. LeBron James and the Miami Heat padded his trophy collection, receiving three at the ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and in the championship performance and NBA player categories, completing a sweep of the three awards he won last year. He shared in the best team award.

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    • Naperville native Candace Parker, who plays for the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks, was named Best WNBA player at Wednesday night’s ESPY Awards in Los Angeles.
    • The Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade, left, and LeBron James pose in the audience at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
    • From left, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra and players Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Ray Allen accept the award for best game at the ESPY Awards Wednesday night at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
    • Television host Robin Roberts accepts the Arthur Ashe courage award at the ESPY Awards Wednesday night at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
    • Jon Hamm, left, and Jack McBrayer speak on stage Wednesday night at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. Hamm, star of AMC’s “Mad Men,” hosted the event.
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