Los Angeles Sparks

Sparks to open 2018 season in a WNBA Finals rematch against Lynx

Sparks to open 2018 season in a WNBA Finals rematch against Lynx

The Los Angeles Sparks will open the 2018 season on May 20 in a WNBA Finals rematch against the defending champion Lynx in Minnesota.

The Sparks, who will play in seven nationally televised games broadcast on ESPN2, took the Lynx to a deciding Game 5 in the championship series last summer. They will tip off their season opener at 2 p.m. PST.

Two of the nationally televised games will be at Staples Center, when the Sparks host the Seattle Storm at 7 p.m. June 7 and the Lynx at 7 p.m. Aug. 2.

The other national broadcast games are: at Connecticut, 4 p.m. May 24; at Seattle, 6 p.m. June 28; at Minnesota, 5 p.m. July 5; at Phoenix, 4 p.m. Aug. 12.

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