When: 5:30 p.m.
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: NBA TV.
Records: Sparks 7-12, Lynx 15-4
Record vs. Lynx: 1-2.
Update: The Sparks are in fifth place in the six-team Western Conference and have lost two consecutive games. The Lynx are in first place and have won eight in a row. The Lynx, who are led by Seimone Augustus (16.2 points and 3.7 rebounds a game), have the best rebounding average in the league (37.52 a game). The Sparks rank seventh in rebounding with 32.94 a game. This is the Sparks' second game of a six-game homestand. After playing 11 of 13 on the road, they fell to Connecticut, 79-70, at Staples Center on Wednesday.