Up next for the Sparks: Saturday vs. Sky

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Staples Center.

On the air: NBA TV

Records: Sparks 13-19, Sky 14-18.


Record vs. Sky: 1-0

Update: This is the last game of the season for the Sparks; they and their opponent both have been eliminated from contention for the playoffs. The Sparks blew their postseason hopes after losing to San Antonio on Tuesday and will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2007 and the fourth time in franchise history. When the teams played July 30, the Sparks won, 88-84. The Sky is led by Sylvia Fowles, who is averaging 19.8 points and 10.1 rebounds a game.

—Melissa Rohlin