Just how involved has Magic Johnson been with the Sparks this season? Watching the game films in Italy during his vacation, he could see L.A. was struggling and needed a coaching change.
Parker leads Sparks to rout of Stars
Diana Taurasi scored 23 points, including the go-ahead runner in the final minute, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 74-69 on Sunday night to spoil the Sparks' home opener.
Always the businessman, Magic Johnson is ready to do whatever it takes to sell the Los Angeles Lakers to free agents and help the team return to its banner ways.
For the past month, the Sparks' future was clouded with uncertainty. But WNBA president Laurel Richie says the franchise is now in "very good hands" with a new ownership group that includes Magic Johnson and Mark Walter.
Magic Johnson and Mark Walter are set to purchase the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks, according to a source.
Diana Taurasi scored 28 points and Phoenix hit 14 3-pointers to hold off the Los Angeles Sparks 103-94 Wednesday night in Game 1 of the WNBA Western Conference finals.
Lisa Leslie was honored by the Los Angeles Sparks and Magic Johnson before the start of her final regular-season home game Friday night.
WNBA veteran Tina Thompson is joining the Los Angeles Sparks.