Indiana is the only team in the playoffs with a losing record. But Friday in Chicago, the Fever looked a lot more like the team that won it all a year ago, putting the Sky on the brink of elimination.
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Tulsa Shock rookie Liz Cambage has been announced as the replacement for injured Los Angeles center Candace Parker on the Western Conference roster for Saturday's WNBA All-Star game.
Phoenix's Diana Taurasi, Seattle's Sue Bird and Indiana's Tamika Catchings were voted as starters for the WNBA All-Star game again.
Swin Cash had 14 points and eight rebounds, Sue Bird added 12 points and the defending WNBA champion Seattle Storm beat the Indiana Fever 68-54 on Friday night.
Lauren Jackson scored 28 points, including a reverse layup with 19.3 seconds left, Sue Bird hit three straight 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and the Storm rallied to beat the Fever 85-81.
After leading the Fever to the best record in the East, Indiana forward Tamika Catchings earned a starting spot in the WNBA All-Star Game as the top vote-getter with 94,316 votes.
Cheryl Ford had 15 points and a season-high 18 rebounds to help the Detroit Shock end a two-game losing streak with a 71-63 victory over the Indiana Fever on Friday night.
Swin Cash scored 22 points but Bill Laimbeer had to watch anxiously until Cash made a three-point play with 14.9 seconds left to help the Detroit Shock win their fourth straight, 72-68 over Indiana Fever on Saturday night.