They may have lost their leading playoff scorer in Katie Douglas to an ankle injury in the first quarter, but the Fever rallied to raze the Sun 87-71 to move on to the WNBA Finals on Sunday against the Lynx.
Kate Fagan has never been a fan of the WNBA, though she should fit right in with the league's demographic. In the first of a three-part series to educate herself on the league, Fagan realizes some of the its flaws are, in fact, strengths.
Kara Lawson scored 18 points to help the Connecticut Sun beat Indiana 89-81 on Friday night, while WNBA MVP Tamika Catchings missed part of the third quarter after she was accidentally elbowed in the face by Fever teammate Tammy Sutton-Brown.
Seven players aged 34 or older are spread among the four remaining playoff teams. And as some of the league's most respected payers, it's nice to see them having a chance to win their first WNBA title.