Most WNBA teams made draft picks Monday that made sense and helped fill a need in their current rosters.
Will Tamika Catchings return? Can overachieving New York knock off the defending champ? Can Seattle outshoot Phoenix? Our expert tackles the key questions of each first-round playoff matchup.
Tamika Catchings was limited by a mild concussion and Indiana never led in the second half of a 73-68 loss to the Connecticut in the WNBA East finals on Thursday.
Indiana's hopes of beating Connecticut in the East finals rest on Tully Bevilaqua's ability to defend Lindsay Whalen.
Indiana might not agree, but Detroit-Connecticut series could have very well ended up being the Eastern Conference Finals.
Tamika Catchings scored 18 points and grabbed a key defensive rebound in the closing seconds Tuesday to lead Indiana to a 69-63 victory at Connecticut.
Tamika Catchings helped avenge Indiana's lopsided loss to Connecticut that ended the Fever's season.
CONNECTICUT 65, INDIANA 61
CONNECTICUT 79, INDIANA 77 (OT)
CONNECTICUT 63, INDIANA 58