A brief glimpse of Tina Charles' MVP form was more than enough for the Sun to break open a tight game and beat Indiana in Game 1 of the East finals.
Fighting back to beat the Sun won't be easy for the Fever. But in Briann January, Indiana has a point guard who knows her way around a challenge.
Armintie Price is one of many players to watch in the East finals.
The battle of the boards is an easy one. But what other X-factors will the Shock and Monarchs face?
The Fever are after their first trip to the WNBA Finals. The Shock seek a second straight title. And whichever team rebounds and shoots the best from beyond the arc can keep its dream alive.