Before the Seattle Storm open the 2012 WNBA season May 18 at KeyArena against the Los Angeles Sparks, they will play two preseason games to prepare.
The Storm announced their preseason schedule on Monday. Seattle travels to Tulsa on May 11 to face the Shock, before returning home for a Mother’s Day preseason match up with the Sparks at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 13.
Not only do the Storm and Sparks face each other in the preseason and season opener, but the two teams also hold the top two selections in the 2012 WNBA draft. The Sparks hold the first pick, while the Storm pick second.