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Sparks Open Season End Homestand vs. Sun

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The Los Angeles Sparks stick to their playoff ambitions, closing out the regular season with a three-game homestand. The game against the Connecticut Sun begins on Tuesday. Los Angeles (13-20) beat Washington on Sunday, 79-76, coming off a six-game losing streak and saving the final day of his swing on the four-game road.

The Sparks came out victorious on his July 21st but found him in a dismal situation with five teams competing for the final two playoff berths.

He fell one game behind Atlanta and Phoenix, who occupied the seventh and eighth seeds in the standings by Sunday, but New York put him half a game behind Minnesota. dropped a crucial tiebreaker.

Interim head coach Fred Williams said before Sunday's game. "But as long as you have the percent there, we'll go for it."

Los Angeles probably needs to win. This includes his two games against the Connecticut team in the second-seeded mix. The

Sun (22-11) lost to league leaders Chicago 94-91 on Sunday, while Las Vegas put him one game behind him in second place. Ace meanwhile, in Seattle he won 89-81.

Connecticut was without head coach Kurt Miller on Sunday. His mother died on Thursday, just before the Sun's 77-64 victory over Phoenix.

"We respect his privacy. He will be spending some time with his family and we wish him all the best and send our prayers to his family," said Jonkel Jones. said after Thursday's win. They will return home on the 14th to face Minnesota.

– Field Level Media