BASKETBALL BRIDES Everything we know about Candace Parker's wife, Anna PetrakovaAfter announcing her retirement from the WNBA, Candace Parker revealed that while she's dedicated to pursuing other business opportunities, she's also looking forward to spending more time with her wife, basketball player Anna Petrakova, and their children.

Who is Candace Parker’s wife, Anna Petrakova?

Candace Parker, a former professional basketball player, recently announced her retirement from the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA).

Parker played for the Chicago Sky and the Las Vegas Aces during her career in the league. Following her retirement, Parker expressed her excitement about exploring new business opportunities and spending more time with her wife, Anna Petrakova, and their children.

Anna Viktorovna Petrakova-Parker, a Russian basketball player born on December 4, 1984, in Budapest, Hungary, is the wife of Candace Parker. The couple secretly married on December 14, 2019, in an intimate ceremony surrounded by close friends and family. Since then, they have been celebrating their anniversary with heartfelt messages to each other on social media. They are also parents to Lailaa Nicole Williams, Parker’s daughter from a previous relationship, and Airr Larry Petrakov Parker, born in February 2022.

In a recent Instagram post, Parker announced her retirement from professional basketball. She shared that while she always wanted to end her career on her terms, it was time to listen to her body and heart, signaling the end of a remarkable journey on the court. Parker’s illustrious career includes three WNBA championship titles, two MVP awards, and multiple All-Star appearances. She is also a two-time Olympic gold medalist.

After bidding farewell to the WNBA, Parker expressed her eagerness to venture into new business endeavors, including ownership of NBA and WNBA teams. She emphasized the importance of family and balancing her roles as a wife and mother. Parker’s legacy extends beyond the court, as she has become a respected sports analyst and commentator for Turner Sports, covering NBA and NCAA basketball games.