Up next for the Sparks: Sunday vs. Phoenix Mercury

Sparks, coming off a season-opening win over Seattle, face a Phoenix team that ousted them from 2013 playoffs

When: 6.

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.

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