Candace Parker‘s WNBA career ain’t over just yet … the superstar hooper tells TMZ Sports she’s got plans to return to the hardwood next season — if she’s healthy.
Of course, there were questions about her basketball future after the 6-foot-4 forward was forced to miss the Aces’ WNBA Finals win — as well as a large portion of the 2023 season — while battling a foot injury.
However, when we got her out in Los Angeles this week … she sure didn’t seem like someone ready to hang up her sneakers just yet.
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“If I’m healthy,” she told us, “I want to play.”
Right now, Parker said the recovery process from her foot injury is going well.
When it comes to how many seasons the 37-year-old might have left in her if her body gets back into playing shape … she says she isn’t quite sure.
The Tennessee Volunteers legend also gave out a tip for all the female college hoopers who are in the midst of the lucrative NIL era … saying simply, “Get that money!!!”