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.
WNBA commissioner Laurel Richie hopes the U.S. women's basketball team winning gold means more eyes will be on her league in the second half of the season and into the playoffs.
How will Indiana fare without Tamika Catchings early on? Can New York reach the playoffs for a second straight year? Will Detroit huddles be more harmonious than ever? Graham Hays takes a team-by-team look at the East.
Anna DeForge had another huge scoring performance Saturday. But upon closer inspection, Tamika Catchings was the one who ignited Indiana's Game 2 rout of Connecticut.
From Connecticut's total domination of the Fever this season to Indiana's postseason psyche with or without Tamika Catchings, the Fever-Sun series packs plenty of drama.