Los Angeles Sparks announce 2018 Preseason Schedule

LOS ANGELES, CA – February 28, 2018 – The Los Angeles Sparks today announced the 2018 preseason schedule, which will feature three games against the Connecticut Sun, the New York Liberty, and the Chinese National Team.

The Sparks and the Sun will tip off the preseason at 4:00pm PST on Monday, May 7, at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut, the Sparks will then play again on Tuesday, May 8 at 2:00pm PST vs. the New York Liberty at the same arena. Following their road trip, the Sparks will head home to play their final preseason game against the Chinese National Team on Saturday, May 12 at 2:00pm PST, at Pasadena City College.

Tickets for May 12th pre-season game vs. Chinese National Team are available now by calling 1-844 GO SPARKS or email tickets@la-sparks.com.

The Sparks, three-time WNBA Champions, won back-to-back WNBA titles in 2001 and 2002 and added their third title in 2016. The Sparks have qualified for the postseason a WNBA record 17 times. Led by WNBA 2016 Finals MVP Candace Parker, WNBA MVP Nneka Ogwumike, Sixth Woman of the Year Jantel Lavender and First Team All Defense Alana Beard, the Sparks will look to match the league record of four League Titles set by the Houston Comets.

Founded in 1996, the Los Angeles Sparks of the Western Conference of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) have won three WNBA Championships (2001, 2002, 2016). The Sparks remain one of two active teams in the league to have won back-to-back titles, and have qualified for the playoffs in 17 of their 21 seasons. Led by an ownership group directed by 5time NBA Champion Magic Johnson and Mark Walter, the Sparks are dedicated to ensuring each home game at Staples Center encapsulates a championship entertainment experience, while also showcasing the best global female athletes on the court. The Sparks will tip-off 2018 season at Staples Center on May 27th vs. Phoenix Mercury and next home game on June 3rd vs. defending WNBA Champions Minnesota Lynx. Please visit LASPARKS.com or call 1-844 GO SPARKS to Purchase 2018 Season Tickets Today!