Up next for Sparks: Saturday at Sacramento


When: 7 p.m.

Where: Arco Arena

On the air: Webcast;

Records: Sparks 8-13, Monarchs 7-17.

Record vs. Monarchs: 2-1.

Update: This is the second day in a row the Sparks play Sacramento. The Sparks lost, 85-79, on Friday night at Staples Center. The Sparks split their last back-to-back games earlier in the week, defeating the league’s top team (Indiana Fever) on Monday and then losing to the Eastern Conference’s worst team (New York Liberty) the following day. The Sparks also have back-to-back games next week, with home contests against the Washington Mystics (Tuesday) and Minnesota Lynx (Wednesday).

-- Mark Medina