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The WNBA’s 25th season tips off Friday with plenty of changes — including Candace Parker joining the Chicago Sky, her hometown team. Here’s what to expect.

NEW YORK — The WNBA will tip off its 25th season Friday after an eventful offseason that was full of player movement, including Candace Parker returning home to Chicago.

The two-time league MVP and five-time All-Star left Los Angeles after playing her entire 13-year career with the Sparks, who drafted her in 2008.

“I’m so excited to be home and I say that from the bottom of my heart,” Parker, 35, said. “I didn’t realize how amazing the Chicagoland area was with basketball in general until I went out in the world and I saw how truly special and how they really embrace their homegrown talent.