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Candace Parker to have jersey retired by Tennessee

West's Candace Parker Los Angeles Sparks drives basket while guarded by East's Cappie Pondexter New York Liberty during first half

West's Candace Parker, of the Los Angeles Sparks, drives to the basket while guarded by East's Cappie Pondexter, of the New York Liberty, during the first half of the WNBA All-Star basketball game in Uncasville, Conn., Saturday, July 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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Updated: August 27, 2013 1:24PM

Tennessee will retire Candace Parker’s No. 3 jersey before its Jan. 2 game against LSU, the school announced.

Parker, who starred at Naperville Central, becomes the sixth Lady Vol to have their uniform retired, along with Holly Warlick, Bridgette Gordon, Daedra Charles, Chamique Holdsclaw, Tamika Catchings and former coach Pat Summitt.

Parker now plays with the Los Angeles Sparks in the WNBA.

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