WNBA Preview: Los Angeles at Stars

July 27, 2017 GMT

Los Angeles (15-6) at Stars (3-19)

When, where: 7 p.m. Friday, AT&T Center

Radio: KTKR-AM 760

Stars: PG Moriah Jefferson (5-6, 2nd year), SG Kayla McBride (5-11, 4th), C Erika de Souza (6-5, 12th), PF Isabelle Harrison (6-3, 2nd), SF Alex Montgomery (6-1, 7th)

Sparks: PG Chelsea Gray (5-11, 3rd year), SG Odyssey Sims (5-8, 4th), C Candace Parker (6-4, 10th), PF Nneka Ogwumike (6-3, 6th), SF Essence Carson (6-0, 10th)

Stars: G Kelsey Plum (5-6, 1st), F Dearica Hamby (6-3, 3rd), C Kayla Alexander (6-4, 5th), G Sequoia Holmes (6-1, 3rd), F Nia Coffey (6-1, 1st), G Sydney Colson (5-8, 4th)

Sparks: G Alana Beard (5-11, 12th), C Jantel Lavender (6-4, 7th), G Riquna Williams (5-7, 5th), G Sydney Wiese (6-0, 1st), F Tiffany Jackson-Jones (6-3, 9th), C Maimouna Diarra (6-6, 1st)

Stars: Vickie Johnson

Sparks: Brian Agler

Stars: Points (McBride, 15.4 per game), rebounds (Montgomery, 5.8), assists (Jefferson, 4.5), steals (Jefferson, 1.7), blocks (Harrison, 0.9)

Sparks: Points (Ogwumike, 20.0 per game), rebounds (Parker, 8.1), assists (Gray, 4.3), steals (Beard, 2.1), blocks (Parker, 2.0)

Defending WNBA champion Los Angeles makes its first and only appearance this season in the Alamo City on Friday.

Terrence Thomas