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Sparks eliminated from postseason contention with loss to Wings in finale

With their playoff hopes in the balance, the Sparks were unable to get the victory.

The Sparks playoff hopes are dim, but alive

L.A. needs another win, and a whole lot of help.

Sparks keep playoff hopes alive with blowout win over Storm

With great defense and efficient scoring, Los Angeles beat Seattle 81-53.

Sparks can’t handle the heat in 75-57 loss to Sun

The Sparks were never in this one against the league’s best team.

Arella Guirantes needs to end her rookie season on a high note for L.A.’s playoff push

Guirantes is the latest Spark to be pushed into a larger role due to the team’s never-ending spate of injuries.

Nneka Ogwumike, Lisa Leslie among Sparks honored in W25

In total, seven current and former Sparks made the list of the 25 greatest players in WNBA history.

Sparks offense breaks down in second half in 66-57 loss

This is the fifth straight loss for L.A.

Sparks fall to the Sun for the second time in a row

L.A. lost 76-61 against Connecticut

Sparks lose their playoff position with nail-biter loss to Sun

L.A. lost 76-72 to Connecticut.

Sparks fall flat on faces in 78-68 defeat

The Mystics went up 14-0 to start and never looked back.

Sparks put the clamps on late in 86-83 win

The victory puts the Sparks in playoff position with nine games to go.

Ogwumike’s last-second putback gives Sparks their third straight win

The Sparks have won 18 in a row at Staples Center.

Sparks turn on the jets in fourth in 85-80 win

This is the team’s 17th consecutive victory at Staples Center and second in a row.

Sparks win back and forth game against Fever

The Sparks were back at Staples Center for the first time in 23 months

Nneka Ogwumike talks ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ and why representation matters

For Nneka Ogwumike, part of joining the cast of "Space Jam: A New Legacy" was to challenge herself, but another goal was to make sure that every kid who watches the latest film in the series can see themselves on screen.

Sparks bested by MVP-level finish from Breanna Stewart in 71-62 loss

L.A. was right there with the defending champs until the reigning Finals MVP took over.

Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike listed on Nigeria’s provisional roster for the Olympics

If given clearance by FIBA, the Sparks frontcourt duo could pair up with sister Erica in Tokyo.

Sparks attempt to play spoiler, can’t keep pace with late Aces run in 66-58 loss

Chelsea Gray had something special in the tank left in the fourth for her former team.

Sparks run out of firepower early in blowout loss to Aces

A shorthanded Sparks team was no match for the star power of the Aces.

The Sparks are reportedly signing Lauren Cox after waiving Bria Holmes

The roster maneuvering comes after the league-wide guarantee date.

Sparks win back and forth game against Mystics, 89-82

Four players scored in double digits with Te’a Cooper leading the way with 26

Sparks offense can’t match their strong defense in loss to the Liberty

L.A. forced 30 turnovers but still lost 76-73.

Sparks offense falls flat in loss to Mercury

Los Angeles fell to Phoenix 80-66.

Sparks show up on both ends of the court, beat Mercury 85-80

Despite being down three key players, L.A. took home a W.

Te’a Cooper has become critical to the Sparks defense

Her suspension leaves L.A. without an important on-ball defender against Skylar Diggins-Smith.

Sparks lose to rival Lynx 80-64

Third-quarter rally wasn’t enough to get the comeback win

Sparks struggle to contain Mystics, lose 89-71

Los Angeles couldn’t keep Tina Charles and Ariel Atkins at bay.

Sparks complete season sweep of Sky with 68-63 win

Erica Wheeler led L.A. down the stretch.

Shorthanded Sparks dominate Fever 98-63

In front of their home fans for the first time all year, L.A. put on a show.

The Sparks will be without both Ogwumikes for at least a week

The team doesn’t have a ton of frontcourt depth without them.

Sparks offense falls very flat as L.A. drops another game to the Wings

Dallas beat Los Angeles 79-69 on Tuesday night.

Sparks win OT thriller against the Sky

The Sparks have now won two in a row.