Sparks guard Harrower to miss 3 games

LOS ANGELES -- Sparks starting guard Kristi Harrower will miss three games following the death of her grandmother.

The team said Wednesday that Harrower will return to her native Australia to attend the funeral and will rejoin the Sparks on Sept. 3.

She will miss Thursday's game against Western Conference-leading Phoenix, Sunday's game against Connecticut and the game on Sept. 1 against Atlanta.