Sparks Move Home Opener to May 22

Date Adjusted Due to NBA and NHL Playoff Schedule Conflicts

Los Angeles The Los Angeles Sparks have moved their home opener vs. the Seattle Storm at STAPLES Center from May 20, to Tuesday May 22 at 7:30PM, it was announced today. The later start date is due to the unprecedented postseason action from the Los Angeles Kings, Clippers and Lakers all currently in the playoffs.

Sparks season ticket holders and fans who have already purchased tickets to the home opener scheduled for May 20 will be able to use the same tickets for the new date.

The Sparks will tip-off the 2012 season Friday, May 18 at the Seattle Storm before the same two teams do battle at STAPLES Center on Tuesday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, call 877-44-SPARKS or visit