Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes
Records: Sparks 1-0, Phoenix 0-0 before Saturday.
Record vs. Mercury (2013): 2-2
Update: The Sparks started their season with an 80-69 win over Seattle on Friday night. On Sunday, they'll face the team that knocked them out of the playoffs in the first round last year. The Sparks will meet a familiar foe in Phoenix Coach Sandy Brondello, who was an assistant with Los Angeles before being hired by the Mercury in November.