Where: Staples Center.
On air: TV: TWC Sportsnet, TWC Deportes.
Records: Sparks 10-13; Mercury 19-3.
Record vs. Mercury: 0-2.
Update: For the third time this season, the Sparks play host to Phoenix, the Western Conference leader, which hasn't lost since June 12. The Mercury clinched a playoff spot with an 89-71 victory over Seattle on Tuesday, which extended their winning streak to 13 games, third-longest in WNBA history. Candace Parker continues to lead the Sparks in scoring at 20 points per game, third best in the league.