Up next for Sparks: Sunday vs. Seattle


Where: Staples Center.

On the air: KDOC.

Records: Sparks 4-1, Storm 1-3.


Record vs. Storm: 2-0.

Update: Sparks center Nicky Anosike had arthroscopic surgery on her left knee Wednesday and is expected to be sidelined for about six weeks. The 6-foot-3 Anosike, who is in her fifth year in the WNBA, was signed by the Sparks during the off-season and has averaged 9.6 points and 7.1 rebounds in her career. The Sparks beat Seattle 72-66 on May 18 and 74-61 on May 22. Seattle is led by Sue Bird, who is averaging 13.5 points and 5.8 assists. Kristi Toliver and Candace Parker are averaging 20 points and 18.4 points, respectively, for the Sparks.

—Melissa Rohlin