Up next for the Sparks: Thursday vs. San Antonio

When: 7:30.

Where: Staples Center.

On the air: TWC 101.

Records: Sparks 17-6, Silver Stars 16-5.

Record vs. Silver Stars: 0-3.

Update: The Sparks have won seven games in a row and the Silver Stars have won 12 in a row. Both teams are 1 1/2 games behind first-place Minnesota in the Western Conference standings. The Silver Stars are led by Becky Hammon and Sophia Young, who are averaging 16.5 points and 16.2 points, respectively. Candace Parker leads the Sparks with 18.5 points and 10.1 rebounds a game.